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Garden location is critical to success

Franklin County Extension Agent Cody Maxwell will continue his gardening series on Tuesday, January 28 at 5:30 p.m. with a program on garden preparation.

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AARP to meet January 28

The Franklin County American Association of Retired Persons Chapter 3703 will meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, January 28 at the Senior Citizens Center. B.F. Hicks will be speaking about superstitions.

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Free dictionaries

Members of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club and Rotary Interact distributed English and English - Spanish dictionaries to every third grade student at Mount Vernon Elementary School. Members of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club and Rotary Interact distributed English and English - Spanish dictionaries to every third grade student at Mount Vernon Elementary School. The group also distributed dictionaries to third graders at Saltillo ISD.

Lions Club banquet Saturday

The Charter Banquet for the newly formed Mount Vernon Lions Club will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, January 25 at the First United Methodist Church’s Jennings Hall.

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Practice winter safety, energy saving during winter months

The AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) service area could experience the impact of snow, sleet, ice, freezing rain and extremely cold temperatures during January and February, making energy-saving tips and a home emergency kit a good idea during winter weather.

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Balloon release

Students who participated in the First Baptist Church’s Disciple Now event release balloonsStudents who participated in the First Baptist Church’s Disciple Now event release balloons into the air. The act symbolized letting go of their sins. A total of 134 students attended the annual event.

Alzheimer Support Group to meet locally

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, January 21 in the parlor at Mission Manor Nursing Home at 501 Yates St. Caregivers,

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“Good Grief” support group to meet January 27

“Good Grief,” a faith based support group, will start a new session beginning Monday, January 27 and will continue weekly for six weeks. For more details about the group and information on how to join, see the January 16 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Lions Club charter banquet set

The newly formed Mount Vernon Lions Club will celebrate its establishment with a Charter Banquet. The event is set for 6:30 p.m. Saturday, January 25 at the First United Methodist Church’s Jennings Hall.

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