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King, DeLeon, Pryor winners in Civil War Journal contest

Civil War Journal top 10 contestants honoredKristina King, Michayla DeLeon, and Mack Pryor were the top place finishers and claimed the cash prizes in the 18th annual Civil War Journal Writing Contest. The awards were presented at a dinner Tuesday, May 19.

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Adult Reading Challenge at Library

Franklin County Library will be offering a reading challenge for adults this summer. The challenge will run the same time as the children’s summer reading program June 16 - July 21. Adults who complete the challenge

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Cooking the fish

Isais Perea and Andy Emery man the fryers at the North Franklin Volunteer Fire Department’s fish fry fund raiserIsais Perea and Andy Emery man the fryers at the North Franklin Volunteer Fire Department’s fish fry fund raiser on Saturday, May 16 at the Hagansport Community Center.

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Juneteenth event planned

A Juneteenth Parade and Celebration has been set for Saturday, June 20. The event will include a parade, cookout, sports tournaments, bounce houses and a car show.

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Friendship Cemetery meeting planned

The annual meeting of the Friendship Cemetery Association will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 31, 2015 at the cemetery. Everyone with an interest in the cemetery is encouraged to attend.

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Heritage Scholarship banquet tickets available

Tickets are now available for the eighth annual Heritage Scholarship Banquet, which is set for 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 6 in the Franklin County Multi-Purpose Center on Taylor St. (NETO’s Senior Meal Center).

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Collier’s Chapel Cemetery Workday successful

The Collier Chapel Cemetery Association conducted their Spring Workday on Saturday, May 2. In the morning,  24 members worked in the cemetery, mowing, piling and hauling off branches, raking leaves, weedeating and cleaning the headstones. The Fall memorial luncheon and business meeting will be Saturday, Sept. 3, 2015.

Championship disc golf coming to county

The 2015 Professional Disc Golf Association Amateur World Doubles Championships will be Friday through Sunday, May 29-31 at Selah Ranch and Trey Texas Ranch in Franklin County.

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Genealogy meeting to focus on Memorial Day

The monthly meeting of the Franklin County Genealogy Society will be Monday, May 18 a 7 p.m. The program will be honoring Memorial Day by requesting members bring photos and articles

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