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Horton’s first time home since deployed

Sgt. (E-5) Eric Horton made a surprise arrival to see his parents, Chip and Jodi (Turner) HortonSgt. (E-5) Eric Horton made a surprise arrival to see his parents, Chip and Jodi (Turner) Horton, for the first time since returning from deployment last Friday evening.

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Disciple Now

More than 150 students attended the First Baptist Church’s Disciple Now eventMore than 150 students attended the First Baptist Church’s Disciple Now event Thursday, January 15 through Sunday, January 18. D-Now is an evangelical Christian youth outreach event.

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Show-and-Tell at genealogy meeting

The Franklin County Genealogy Society will have their annual “Show-and-Tell” program at their research library on Main Street be at 7 p.m. Monday, January 19.

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Longmire celebrity to speak at Rotary

Louanne Stephens, who plays Ruby in the television series, Longmire, will be the guest speaker at the noon meeting of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club on Friday, January 23.

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Registration open for IF: Gathering

The IF: Gathering for women of Franklin County and the surrounding area has been set for Friday and Saturday, February 6 and 7. Online registration to attend one or both sessions of the local two-day event can be made at http://ifgathering.com/gatherings/5605.

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Alamo Mission Museum board plans annual meeting

The Alamo Mission Museum of Franklin County will conduct its annual membership meeting and potluck dinner at the Cultural Arts Center at 6 p.m. Thursday, January 22.

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A clean chimney prevents fires

A clean fireplace and chimney are the best defense against hazardous conditions that can cause a chimney or home fire.The National Fire Protection Association recommends that chimneys,

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Texas Master Naturalist training offered regionally

The Red River Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist will have two orientation and recruitment meetings this month. The meetings will introduce and describe the Texas Master Naturalist program

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Birthday celebration

Leasure “Fuzzy” Minter accepts an angel quilt from Dorothy Mitchell during her 101st birthday celebrationLeasure “Fuzzy” Minter accepts an angel quilt from Dorothy Mitchell during her 101st birthday celebration at Mission Manor Nursing Home on Friday, January 2.

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