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Tranquil Cemetery Decoration Day planned

The Tranquil Cemetery Association will have its annual meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 3 at the Tranquil Cemetery. A short business meeting will be followed by a guest speaker. For additional information, see the April 23 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Weatherfords meet for reunion

A reunion for the family of Doc and Mary Lou Weatherford was Saturday, April 18 at the home of Ricky and Judy Weatherford in Carthage.

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Marker dedication rescheduled April 25

The  Confederate States of America Southern Cross Dedication for eight Civil War Veterans at the Shelton-Rankin Cemetery in Upshur County, has been rescheduled to 11 a.m., Saturday, April 25.

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Macon Cemetery meeting May 2

The Macon Cemetery Association will have its annual meeting at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 2 at the Macon Baptist Church. There are several important issues on the agenda and members are urged to attend. See the April 23 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more details.

Eastern Star fish fry set

Members of the Mount Vernon Order of the Eastern Star will be hosts for a fish fry from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 25 at the Mount Vernon Lodge Hall on the I-30 Access Rd.

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4-H horse judging team members place

Alyssa Blanton, Hannah Penny, MacKenzie BarleyThree members of the Franklin County 4H Club horse judging team placed in the top four of their respective age divisions at the District 4-H Horse Judging contest in Gainsville on Tuesday, April 14.

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National Day of Prayer table captain meeting April 21

Franklin County’s National Day of Prayer Task Force has set an organizational meeting for table captains for Tuesday, April 21 at 2:30 p.m. at the County Seat on the east side of the downtown Mount Vernon square.

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Fish fry set at Masonic Lodge

Members of the Mount Vernon Order of the Eastern Star will be hosts for a fish fry Saturday, April 25 at the Masonic Lodge Hall. The fish fry is from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday evening at the lodge hall.

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Aggie muster April 21

Former students of Texas A&M University will assemble in Mount Vernon at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 21 for the annual Texas Aggie Muster. The Muster honors all Texas Aggies who have died.

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