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Old Saltillo Memorial Day planned

Mary Brooke Oliphint Casad will be the guest speaker for the Old Saltillo Cemetery Association’s 2016 Memorial Day program and annual business meeting.

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Summer reading

August Whitaker reads Leo the Lightning Bug to a group of children during the Summer Reading Program at the Franklin County Library.August Whitaker reads Leo the Lightning Bug to a group of children during the Summer Reading Program at the Franklin County Library. A total of 149 children participated in the weekly event and many are competing to read the most books during the summer.

Fireworks on the lake Saturday

The 19th annual display of fireworks over Lake Cypress Springs will be Saturday night, July 2. The display will begin at 9:30 p.m. and will be presented by the Boltz family.

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Miss Rodeo Texas

Lisa Lageschaar was crowned Miss Rodeo Texas 2016 on Thursday, June 23 in San Antonio. She will now compete for the Miss Rodeo America title in December.

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Cooling off

Adyson DeBorde, Rebekka Booth, and Karin Higgs jump into the pool at Logan’s Pointe apartments to cool off on a hot summer day.Adyson DeBorde, Rebekka Booth, and Karin Higgs jump into the pool at Logan’s Pointe apartments to cool off on a hot summer day. With the heat of the summer in full swing, residents look for any way to beat the heat.

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Ice cream sundaes

Kalea and Katrina Cox watch as Library Director Lisa Lawrence shakes sprinkles on top of an ice cream sundae on Friday, June 24.Kalea and Katrina Cox watch as Library Director Lisa Lawrence shakes sprinkles on top of an ice cream sundae on Friday, June 24. The Friends of the Library provided ice cream and a variety of toppings as one of their many Summer Enrichment events.

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Ribbon cutting

Mellisa, Micahel, Katelyn, Brandon, and Kalie Dunavant  of DBUG Pest Control celebrate joining the FranklinChamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting ceremonyMellisa, Micahel, Katelyn, Brandon, and Kalie Dunavant  of DBUG Pest Control celebrate joining the FranklinChamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, June 21.

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Prepare pet turtles for Alamo’s derby

Set up the tiny treadmills and concoct a work out regimen to prepare your pet turtle for the 10th annual Turtle Derby. The event is planned for Saturday, July 9 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Alamo Mission Museum.

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Farm Service Agency seeks nominations

United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Committee nominations began June 15 to seek out local representatives for the Franklin, Titus, Camp, and Morris counties area.

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