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Optic-Herald Editor Lillie Bush-Reves goes for a spin around town with Noel Donica on his bright yellow, three-wheeled motorcycle.Optic-Herald Editor Lillie Bush-Reves goes for a spin around town with Noel Donica on his bright yellow, three-wheeled motorcycle. Mr. Donica dropped by the office several times offering a ride until Mrs. Reves was available.

Turtle Derby offers more than races

There is more to do than just race a turtle at the eighth annual Mid-Summer Bash and Turtle Derby set for 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 5 at the Alamo Mission Museum.

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Miki the Monkey to perform Friday

Miki the Monkey is set to visit the Franklin County Library as a part of the Summer Enrichment Program at 2 p.m. Friday, June 27. The program will be in the gym at the First Baptist Church.

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Prepare pet turtles for Alamo’s derby

Set up the tiny treadmills and concoct a work out regimen to prepare your pet turtle for the eighth annual Turtle Derby. The event is planned for Saturday, July 5 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Alamo Mission Museum. For more information, see the June 26 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Annual Turtle Derby planned

The eighth annual Turtle Derby has been set for Saturday, July 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the Alamo Mission Museum. A variety of awards will be presented in conjunction with the Turtle Derby events.

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Local agents receive awards

gents receiving awards are, seated, Linda Caster, Cristy Orr, standing, Pam Swanner, Steve Wilhite, and Sandie Martin.Agents with Coldwell Banker Lakehaven, Realtors were recently presented awards based on their 2013 achievements. Linda Caster, Cristy Orr, Pam Swanner, Steve Whilhite, and Sandie Martin received awards

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Daughters of the American Revolution install officers

eft to right, are Registrar Linda Cady, Treasurer Mavis Brush, Recording Secretary Jean Hooker, Vice Regent Mary Jane Cannon, and Regent Pam Hill,New officers for the Martha Laird Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution were installed at their May luncheon meeting at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Mount Pleasant.

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Sulphur Bluff Cemetery homecoming Sunday

The annual homecoming for the Sulphur Bluff Cemetery will be Sunday, June 29 at the Community Center on F.M. 71. A covered dish luncheon will be served at noon with a short business meeting to follow. See the June 26 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more information.

Noah, Sophia top baby name list

Noah and Sophia were America’s top baby names for 2013 according to the Social Security Agency. This is the first time for Noah to top the boys list and the first new name at number one since 1960.

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