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Beekeepers to meet

The Caddo Trace Beekeeping Association will meet Monday, May 8 at the Agri-Life Building, 1708 Industrial Rd. in Mount Pleasant.

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Genealogy celebrates 20 years with Open House

The Franklin County Genealogical Society will have an Open House from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 6 at the Genealogy Library at 110 Main St. in Mount Vernon.

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Bank reports 300 at picnic

Barbara Thomas has chili added to her hot dog at the First National Bank picnic.Barbara Thomas has chili added to her hot dog at the First National Bank picnic.

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Tranquil Cemetery Decoration Day set

The Tranquil Cemetery Association will have its annual meeting and decoration at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 7 at the Tranquil Cemetery.

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Customer appreciation

Mike Blevins, Larry Billings and Steve Cerveny cooked 300 hamburgers at the Tom Scott Lumber Yard customer appreciation dayMike Blevins, Larry Billings and Steve Cerveny cooked 300 hamburgers at the Tom Scott Lumber Yard customer appreciation day on Saturday, April 22.

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Macon Cemetery meeting planned for May 6

The Macon Cemetery Association’s annual meeting will be at 1 p.m.  Saturday, May 6 at Macon Cemetery. Anyone interested in the care and preservation of Macon Cemetery is invited and encouraged to attend.

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Fish fry set at Masonic Lodge

Members of the Mount Vernon Order of the Eastern Star will be hosts for a fish fry Saturday, April 29 at the Masonic Lodge Hall.

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Barton-Banks reunion conducted

Barton-Banks reunionDescendants of Hiram A. and Mary Jane Hinson Banks, and Hiram A. Banks’ second wife, Mattie Barton Banks, met at the Hagansport Community Center for their family reunion on April 16, 2017.

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Big catch

Katie Smith, age 10, reels in her second fish of the day during the annual Kid Fish event at Jordan’s Blueberry Farm on Saturday, April 22.Katie Smith, age 10, reels in her second fish of the day during the annual Kid Fish event at Jordan’s Blueberry Farm on Saturday, April 22. A total of 109 people participated in this hands-on fishing experience.

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