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Alzheimer Support Group to meet locally

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 16 at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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Collier’s Chapel Cemetery Memorial Day conducted

The Collier’s Chapel Cemetery Association had its annual Memorial Day and business meeting on Saturday, September 20. There were 25 people attending.

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Kids moving out of booster seats: Too many too soon

A new study from Safe Kids Worldwide finds the majority of parents are moving their children to seat belts before they are big enough.

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Fall clean up continues through Saturday

The city and county-wide Fall Clean Up continues through Saturday, October 11. It is not too late to take advantage of the free disposal. City of Mount Vernon residents can bring solid waste to the collection bin for disposal at no charge from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the clean-up days.

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Democrats to meet Monday, October 6

The Franklin County Democratic Party will have a fall organizational meeting on Monday, October 6 at 6 p.m. The group will meet at Daysi’s Restaurant on the I-30 North Service Road.

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Hopewell Cemetery Association to meet

The Hopewell Cemetery Association will conduct its annual meeting at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, October 12, at the cemetery grounds at FM 21 and CR SE4235. Anyone with an interest in the cemetery is encouraged to attend the meeting.

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Saltillo Community Homecoming set

The Saltillo Community Homecoming will be Sunday, October 12, in the Saltillo School Cafetorium at 150 County Road 3534, off FM 900N in Saltillo. The class of 1964 will be highlighted.

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Halloween contests, events announced

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce will conduct their Merchant’s Halloween Dress-up and Window Decoration contests as well as the 2014 Trick-or-Treat Around the Square on Friday, October 31.

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Marathon runners

Courtney Marshall and Kayce JordanCourtney Marshall and Kayce Jordan participated in a half marathon benefiting the Hopkins County Health Care Foundation in Sulphur Springs on Saturday, September 20. Mrs. Jordan was first, and Mrs. Marshall was third in their age division.