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Historical fair items

Johnny Newsome presented several items to the State Fair of Texas to be utilized in a future exhibit of historical items.Johnny Newsome presented several items to the State Fair of Texas to be utilized in a future exhibit of historical items.

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MOM meeting Thursday

The MOM (Ministering Our Military) support group will have its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, October 20.

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Halloween contest, event registration open

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce is registering participants for the 2016 Trick-or-Treat Around the Square and Window  and Trunk Decoration contest, as well as the 2016 Trick-or-Treat Around the Square set for Monday, October 31.

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Confederate chapter to honor namesake

The 1st Lt. David Richard Reynolds Camp #2270, Sons of Confederate Veterans, will be celebrating a graveside memorial service and the birthday of the camp’s namesake at 3 p.m. Saturday, October 29 followed by a supper.

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Land Heritage Program to be topic at Genealogy

The Franklin County Genealogical Society will have their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on October 17, 2016, at the research library at 110 E. Main Street in Mount Vernon.

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Alamo museum Halloween Party set

The annual Halloween Party and Hayride at the Alamo Mission Museum has been set for Saturday, October 29. New this year, the museum will provide a haunted house.

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Denton Baptists to celebrate 148th year

The Denton Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 148th anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, October 16 with the theme of the day “The Ship Keeps on Sailing - Turning Point.”

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Alzheimer Group to meet

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 20, at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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Pollinator Bioblitz this Saturday

Texas Parks and Wildlife staff invites people of all ages and abilities to participate in the “Pollinator Bioblitz” with the closest event being at Bob Sandlin State Park in Titus County from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, October 15.

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