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Arbor Day to be celebrated Friday

The seventh annual local Arbor Day celebration will be sponsored by members of the Mount Vernon Main Street Alliance and the City of Mount Vernon staff. The event is set from 4 to 5 p.m. Friday, April 25.

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Macon Cemetery meeting set

The Macon Cemetery Association will have its annual meeting at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 4 at the Macon Baptist Church which is located at 7415 FM 21.

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Eastern Star fish fry set

Members of the Mount Vernon Order of the Eastern Star will be hosts for a fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at the Mount Vernon Lodge Hall on the I-30 Access Rd.

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Tranquil Cemetery Decoration Day set

The Tranquil Cemetery Association will have its annual meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 4 at the Tranquil Cemetery.Anyone interested in the preservation of the cemetery is invited to attend.

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Aggie Muster offers attendees chance to support scholarships

The Texas Aggie Muster in Franklin County will begin with a dinner at 6 p.m. Monday, April 21.

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Purley VFD plans Open House

The Purley Volunteer Fire Department has planned an Open House - fund raising event for Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a bounce house for the kids, pictures with the trucks and hot dogs for everyone.

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Barton and Banks reunion Sunday

Members of the Barton and Banks families will gather at the Hagansport Community Center on Sunday, April 20, for their annual reunion.

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AARP to meet April 22

The Franklin County American Association of Retired Persons Chapter 3703 will meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22 at the Senior Citizens Center.

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Mmmmmmm good

Gable Scott licks her lips in anticipation of diving into a piece of cake at the annual Key Club Bake Off.Gable Scott licks her lips in anticipation of diving into a piece of cake at the annual Key Club Bake Off. Twenty four entries was made in the contest. Between auction complete desserts and selling slices, the group raised approximately $2,400 to benefit the NETO home delivered meals program.