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AARP to meet March 25

Jacqueline Bateman will be the speaker at the Franklin County American Association of Retired Persons Chapter 3703 meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25 at the Senior Citizens Center. For more information about the event, see the March 20 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Republican state delegates selected

Around 60 people attended the Franklin County Republican Party precinct and county conventions Saturday, March 15. The seven delegates to represent the county at the state convention

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“Lunch and Learn” Lenten series offered

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 205 E. Pecan St., Mount Pleasant, is sponsoring a Lunch and Learn Lenten series on five Thursdays beginning today, March 13, and ending April 10.

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Health Fair Thursday, March 20

The 2014 Franklin County Health Fair is Thursday, March 20 from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center. The event will provide health care information to people of all ages about a range of health topics.

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Poor Boys seek buying teammates

Members are being sought for the Poor Boys buying team to purchase livestock at the annual Mount Vernon FFA and 4-H Project Show on Saturday, March 29 at the Livestock Pavilion located on FM 115.

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Democratic convention Saturday, March 22

The Franklin County Democratic Party will conduct its precinct caucuses and county convention on Saturday, March 22. The conventions will begin at 3 p.m. in the Tom Ramsay Real Estate offices,

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Republican precinct, county conventions slated March 15

The Franklin County Republican Party will conduct its precinct caucuses and county convention on Saturday, March 15 at the Family Life Center of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

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Vance to speak at genealogy meeting

The monthly meeting of the Franklin County Genealogical Society will be at 7 p.m. Monday, March 17. Texas Ranger John Vance, a 23 year veteran of Texas Law Enforcement, will be the speaker.

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Health Fair planned for March 20

he Franklin County Chamber of Commerce, East Texas Medical Center, Jordan Health Services, Mission Manor Nursing Home, and Mount Vernon House have joined forces for the fourth annual Franklin County Health Fair.

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