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Fish fry set at Masonic Lodge Saturday

Members of the Mount Vernon Order of the Eastern Star will be hosts for a fish fry Saturday, April 30 at the Masonic Lodge Hall. The fish fry is from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday evening.

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Patriot Award

Bill Priefert, Eddie Priefert, Nate Priefert, Travis Priefert, Rocky Christenberry, Clint Collier, and Steve WynnBill Priefert, Eddie Priefert, Nate Priefert, Travis Priefert, Rocky Christenberry, Clint Collier, and Steve Wynn were recipients of the Patriot Award and lapel pin during ceremonies on April 13.

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Prayer on the square for Decision America

A special gathering for Prayer on the Square will be observed at noon on Tuesday, April 26 in conjunction with the Decision America tour. The event will finish around 12:45 p.m. For more information, see the April 21 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Providence Cemetery annual meeting set

The annual meeting of the Providence Cemetery Association has been set for Sunday, May 15 at Providence Church.

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MOM meeting Thursday

The MOM (Ministering Our Military) support group will have its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 21. The meeting will be at Pilgrim Bank, 2401 S. Jefferson St., Mount Pleasant.

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IF: Gathering planned April 30

Registration is now open for the third annual IF: Gathering in Franklin County. This will be a second session offered to accommodate busy schedules. The event will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Big Pasture Lodge at 3909 FM 115.

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Jan Castro to speak at Alzheimer meeting

Jan Castro from Legacy Hospice will be the guest speaker at the next Alzheimer Support Group meeting for the Mount Vernon area. The group will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 21, at the Franklin County Library on the square. For more information, call Gary Nelson at 903-431-5508.

4-H Club

Dr. Bishop Curry presented the program to the Franklin County 4-H Club on Tuesday, April 12.Dr. Bishop Curry presented the program to the Franklin County 4-H Club on Tuesday, April 12. Approximately 20 people were present. He spoke about the importance of treatment and

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Weatherfords meet for reunion

A reunion for the family of Doc and Mary Lou Weatherford was Saturday, April 9 at the home of Ricky and Judy Weatherford in Carthage.

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