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Hopewell Cemetery Association to elect officers

The annual meeting of the Hopewell Cemetery Association will be at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 9, at the cemetery grounds FM 21/CR SE4235.

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City Cemetery Association to meet

The annual general membership meeting of the Mount Vernon Cemetery Association will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, October 5 in First National Bank’s Century Room,

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Stew Contest entry deadline approaches

 The deadline to enter the 32nd annual CountryFest Stew Cook-off is Friday, October 7. Thus far, six entries have registered for the contest.

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Show of support

Students in the pre-kindergarten class at Rainbow Connection created a poster and delivered a tray of cookies to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office last week.Students in the pre-kindergarten class at Rainbow Connection created a poster and delivered a tray of cookies to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office last week. The kids wanted to show their appreciation of the work of local officers.

Rural Yard of the Month

Franklin County Chamber as September’s Rural Yard of the Month.The home of the Michael and Melissa Dunavant family, center, on Hwy. 37 just north of CR SW3130, was recognized by the Franklin County Chamber as September’s Rural Yard of the Month.

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CountryFest celebration next week

The 42nd annual CountryFest celebration is just one week away. The event will be Saturday, Oct. 8 with activities from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Christmas festivities taking shape, sponsors needed

Christmas season festivities are taking shape with dates set for key events and activities announced at the September meeting of the Mount Vernon Main Street Alliance Board of Directors Monday evening.

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Area beekeepers to meet

A meeting of the Wood County Beekeeper’s Association will be at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4, at the BTH Bank Meeting Room, 210 South Main Street in Winnsboro.

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Shakespeare Club begins year with Shakespeare Strippers

The first meeting of the Shakespeare Club’s new club year was conducted at the home of Mary Lou Mowery.  Juliann Boatner and Carol Ann Scott were co-hostesses.

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