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Legion to honor veterans with fish fry

Members of the American Legion Post 243 will be honoring veterans with a free fried fish dinner at 1 p.m. on Sunday, September 24.

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Backpacks for storm victims

The First United Methodist Church Ignite kids, students in kindergarten through sixth grade, helped to fill backpacks with school supplies for kids affected by Hurricane Harvey.The First United Methodist Church Ignite kids, students in kindergarten through sixth grade, helped to fill backpacks with school supplies for kids affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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Hines to celebrate 50th anniversary

Wesley Eddy and Janice Emerson Hines of Mount Pleasant will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversaryWesley Eddy and Janice Emerson Hines of Mount Pleasant will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, September 16 at Nevill’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church.

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MOM meeting tonight

The MOM (Ministering Our Military) support group will have its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. tonight, Thursday, September 21. at Don Juan’s restaurant, 1904 S. Jefferson St. in Mount Pleasant.

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Prayer on the Square set for Sunday

A special call to prayer has been issued to all community members for 7 p.m. Sunday, September 17 on the plaza in downtown Mount Vernon for Prayer on the Square.

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Recruitment night Monday for 4-H

A special recruitment night for individuals interested in signing up for the Franklin County 4-H program is set for 6 p.m. Monday, September 18 at the county’s Multi-purpose Building on Taylor Street.

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Regatta boat racing

Cameron Bryan, left, and Sullivan Belew, rightLocal Cub Scouts in Pack 271, like Cameron Bryan, left, and Sullivan Belew, right, along with other youth shaped, decorated sails, put together miniature boats, and had fun doing “raingutter regatta” racing on the downtown plaza September 9.

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Taylor to speak at Genealogy meeting

Carol Taylor from Hunt County will be the speaker at the monthly meeting of the Franklin County Genealogical Society.

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Cheese making

Chef Donna Copeland instructs Beth and Jeb Deal and Marty Graves in the process of making mozzarella cheese.Chef Donna Copeland instructs Beth and Jeb Deal and Marty Graves in the process of making mozzarella cheese. The demonstration was part of the 2nd Saturday on the Square events on September 9.

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