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Beekeepers to meet

The Caddo Trace Beekeepers Association will meet Monday, March 13 at the Agri-Life Building, 1708 Industrial Rd. in Mount Pleasant.

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Daylight Savings Time begins Sunday

Daylight Saving Time is set to begin at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 12. People should set their clocks forward one hour before going to bed Saturday night to avoid being late for church or other events.

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Wildlife habitat seminar planned

Members of the Delta Waterfowl of Mount Pleasant will be hosts for a Wildlife Habitat Improvement Seminar for area landowners.

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Registration for year-long long-gun drawing underway

The second annual 52 Week Gun Drawing to benefit the Mount Vernon Firefighters Corporation is underway with registrations available from any member of the Mount Vernon Volunteer Fire Department.

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Ruegg to speak at Beekeepers meeting

Drew Ruegg will be the guest speaker at the meeting of the Wood County Beekeeper’s Association at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6.

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National register project meeting Tuesday

A meeting to begin the application process for a National Register of Historic Places designation will be at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14 at City Hall with representatives of Ogee Preservation.

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Six record highs recorded in February

Six record highs were recorded during the month of February, which seemed more like spring than winter. A total of 3.24 inches of rain fell in Franklin County during February.

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Cubs learn of Native American culture

David Dean presented a program on Native American culture as a part of the Feb. 27 Pack meeting for Mount Vernon Cub Scout Pack 271.David Dean presented a program on Native American culture as a part of the Feb. 27 Pack meeting for Mount Vernon Cub Scout Pack 271.

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Bryan, Burns, Belew top overall Pinewood Derby winners

Cameron Bryan, Christian Burns, and Sullivan Belew took overall honors for speed in the annual Cub Scout Pack 271 Pinewood Derby racesCameron Bryan, Christian Burns, and Sullivan Belew took overall honors for speed in the annual Cub Scout Pack 271 Pinewood Derby races Saturday, February 18 at the First United Methodist Church.

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