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MOM meeting next week

The MOM (Ministering Our Military) support group will have its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. next Thursday, March 17. The meeting will be at Pilgrim Bank, located at 2401 S. Jefferson St. in Mount Pleasant.

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Alzheimer Support Group to meet locally

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 17, at the Franklin County Library on the square. Caregivers, families, and friends are encouraged to attend

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State 42 players

Erika Littrell and her father, Gary Mobley, both of SaltilloErika Littrell and her father, Gary Mobley, both of Saltillo, teamed up to claim second place in the 2016 Texas State 42 Domino tournament this week in Hallettsville, Texas. Approximately 80 teams participated in the tournament.

iPad classes at library

The staff at the Franklin County Library will be providing a series of iPad classes. The classes will provide information about the basics of iPads, their use, and downloading and using apps.

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Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday

Daylight Saving Time is set to begin at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 13.  People should set their clocks forward one hour before going to bed Saturday night to avoid being late for church or other events.

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Edith Adams celebrates 100 years

Edith Castle AdamsEdith Castle Adams recently celebrated her 100th birthday.  with her children, Tommy Castle of Mount Vernon, Judy Scott of Dallas, and Janet Wiman of Austin.

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Hagansport fish fry

Esequair Perea holds a cooking basket while Gil Phetteplace loads it with fish.Esequair Perea holds a cooking basket while Gil Phetteplace loads it with fish. More than 275 people attended the fish fry at the Hagansport Community Center on Saturday, March 5.

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Stretcher joins First Liberty National Bank

Kelly Stretcher has been named as the president of the First Liberty National Bank in Liberty, Texas. He has also been elected as a member of the bank’s Board of Directors.

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Spring color

The bright colors of Spring are popping out all over town.The bright colors of Spring are popping out all over town. These beautiful bushes and trees can be found on Fleming St. in Mount Vernon. The first day of Spring is 10 days away, but the warmer than normal temperatures have encouraged plants to bud early.