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Account opened to benefit Guthries

An account has been established at First National Bank to benefit Jeff and Melinda Guthrie as he battles for his life.

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KUC food drive

Kids Under Construction conducted its annual food drive to benefit the Franklin County Food Bank.Kids Under Construction conducted its annual food drive to benefit the Franklin County Food Bank. This year’s item total of 1,330 surpassed last year’s total 879.

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LaTortues, Turner, Rhymes-Johnson honored

The Black Onyx Club (BOC) honored Eddie Turner, Jean and Marie LaTortue, and Connie Rhymes-JohnsonThe Black Onyx Club (BOC) honored Eddie Turner, Jean and Marie LaTortue, and Connie Rhymes-Johnson for their service to the community

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Pinewood Derby

Cub Scout Calloway Sinclair leaps for joy as his Pinewood Derby race car wins first place in the speed division for the Bear Den.Cub Scout Calloway Sinclair leaps for joy as his Pinewood Derby race car wins first place in the speed division for the Bear Den.

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Scout Ship attends report to state

left to right, were front row, Alexandra Lamb, Anakin King, Cheyenne King; second row, Paxton Roden, Khristi Shepherd, Jayden Pierce; third row, Michael Perry, Bob Stump, Shelia Slider, John John Shepherd; and back row, Susan Roden, David Perry, John Shepherd.Thirteen crew and adult leaders from Mount Vernon Sea Scout Ship 271 attended the annual Report to State events in Austin on Saturday, February 4.

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SAFE-T Agency getting ready for Fun Run

The SAFE-T Agency crisis center is accepting registrations for the fourth annual Super Hero 5K and Fun Run. The event will be Saturday, April 1 at the Danny pavilion in Dellwood park, South Florey Street in Mount Pleasant.

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Library to launch new book club

Franklin County Library recently joined the Next Chapter Book Club Affiliate Network and will soon be launching a local club.

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Ribbon Cutting

Brenda Brand prepares to cut a ribbon to celebrate Winslow’s Custom Buildings joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, February 9.Brenda Brand prepares to cut a ribbon to celebrate Winslow’s Custom Buildings joining the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, February 9.

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McCarty featured speaker for Genealogical Society

Larry W. McCartyLarry W. McCarty will be the featured speaker at a program presented by the Franklin County Genealogical Society at  7 p.m. Monday, February 20 at the Mount Vernon ISD Lecture Hall.

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