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Temperatures can endanger children in vehicles quickly

As summer temperatures increase, so does the potential for vehicular heatstroke deaths in children. Every year, children die from heatstroke after being left in a vehicle

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Raptors on display

Representatives of the Blackland Prairie Raptor Center hold both a Red Tailed Hawk and a Red Shouldered Hawk as they explain the bird’s habits and dietRepresentatives of the Blackland Prairie Raptor Center hold both a Red Tailed Hawk and a Red Shouldered Hawk as they explain the bird’s habits and diet during a summer enrichment session

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Summer Reading Program begins Tuesday, June 16

The Summer Reading Program (SRP) at the Franklin County Library will begin Tuesday, June 16 and continue each Tuesday through July 21. The SRP targets children from ages four to 12 and

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Advance planning seminar Tuesday

The staff at Sam B. Harvey Funeral Home will be hosts for a free advance planning seminar on Tuesday, June 23 at 6 p.m. Attendees will learn about funeral planning, legal tools,

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Friendship Cemetery meeting successful

The annual meeting of the Friendship Cemetery Association was conducted at the cemetery on Sunday, May 31, 2015.  The financial statements for all accounts were approved as presented

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Juneteenth celebration planned for June 20

A parade, car show, cook out, and bounce houses are a few of the activities planned for the local 2015 Juneteenth Celebration. A live DJ will provide music for the event.

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Genealogy meeting to focus on Talco school

The monthly meeting of the Franklin County Genealogy Society will be Monday, June 15 at 7 p.m and will focus on recent activity at the Talco school.

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MOM meeting next Thursday

The MOM (Ministering Our Military) support group will have its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 18. The meeting will be at El Chico’s restaurant in Mount Pleasant.

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Pageant sign-up underway

Sign-up for the 47th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant began Monday. The entry/sponsor fee is $75 per girl for all divisions.

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