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Cowboy church sponsors program

Wild Horse Ministries will be at the Bogata Rodeo Arena in Bogata, at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 22.  
The event is free and open to the public. Included at no charge is parking, barbecue sandwiches, hot dogs, and drinks from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Live music from the Sulphur River Cowboy Church Band  will be played from 1 to 2 p.m.

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Walkers to celebrate Golden Anniversary

Walkers to celebrate Golden AnniversaryAlton and Pat Walker will celebrate their Golden Wedding Anniversary with family and friends on Saturday, March 21 at the Hagansport Community Center.

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Kindergarten Round-up scheduled

Mount Vernon Elementary School’s Kindergarten Round-Up for the 2009-10 school year is set for Thursday night, April 2 in the Elementary School Library from 5:30 to 7 p.m.  For further details, see the March 12 edition of the Optic-Herald.

The Wearin’ O’ The Green

The Wearin’ O’ The GreenThe staff at Medicine Chest celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in high style. The group was decked out in green hair, wigs, T-shirts and jewelry to observe the green wearing tradition on Tuesday, March 17.

Robertson earns Centurion award

Ralph Robertson recently earned the Century 21 System’s Centurion Producer Award. He is a sales associate with the offices of Century 21 Butler Real Estate Services, Rick Butler, broker / owner.

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“Hit the Ground Running” workshop scheduled

The Texas District of Financial Women International (FWI) is sponsoring a new FWI workshop entitled “Hit the Ground Running.”
It is being conducted at the Hampton Inn and Suites at 3044 Eastman Road in Longview on Saturday, March 28. See the March 12 edition of the Optic-Herald for more information.

Students meet masters

Students meet mastersMount Vernon band students Madison Reeves, Torin Slater, and Jessikah Salaverria attended the concert by the American Horn Quartet at the Mount Vernon Music Hall on Sunday, March 8.

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Yipee!!

Yipee!!Good things are happening again at the Franklin County ball fields. The preliminary plumbing was completed last week by Steve Slaton and Tri-City Plumbing. Work on the concessions are underway.

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Angel Food Ministries starting locally

Franklin County area residents can benefit from reduced food costs by participating in the Angel Food Ministries program. The program is designed for families and senior citizens who are struggling economically, regardless of their income level.

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