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Historical Association dinner meeting Monday, September, 2

The Franklin County Historical Association’s bi-monthly meeting will be Monday, September 2, Labor Day, at the Hagansport Community Center on Hwy. 37.

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Heritage recipes sought

Dig out your heritage recipes to share at the upcoming meeting of the Franklin County Historical Association on Monday, Sept. 2, Labor Day, at the Hagansport Community Center on Hwy. 37.

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Rutledge quilts on display

Two quilts created by Joy Rutledge of Mount Vernon will be on display in Sulphur Springs for the next two weeks. The quilts were the Viewer’s Choice quilts at the Hopkins County quilt show in 2003 and 2005. For more information, see the Aug. 15 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Children’s choirs forming at First Baptist Church

Children’s choirs at the First Baptist Church are forming for the school year for youngsters ages three through the sixth grade. Registration is August 28 at 6 p.m. at the church,

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Headstones to be topic of meeting

The Franklin County Genealogy Society members will be hosts for an educational/entertainment presentation entitled Cemetery Headstone Maintenance and Stories from Graveyards Near and Far.

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AARP to meet Tuesday, August 27

The Franklin County American Association of Retired Persons Chapter 3703 meeting will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27 at the Library with Librarian Lisa Lawrence. For more information, see the Aug. 22 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Alzheimer Support Group to meet Saturday, August 17

The Alzheimer Support Group for Mount Vernon area will meet at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 in the parlor at Mission Manor Nursing Home at 501 Yates St. For more information, see the Aug. 15 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Moms in Prayer to meet

Moms and grandmothers are invited to an informational gathering to learn more about Moms In Prayer International on Thursday, Aug. 28. This is a Christian ministry where women come together to pray for children and schools. For more information, see the Aug. 15 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Child welfard board to meet

The new Franklin County Child Welfare Board will meet Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be in the Edward Jones Offices at 112 E Main St in downtown Mount Vernon.