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Backpacks for storm victims

The First United Methodist Church Ignite kids, students in kindergarten through sixth grade, helped to fill backpacks with school supplies for kids affected by Hurricane Harvey.The First United Methodist Church Ignite kids, students in kindergarten through sixth grade, helped to fill backpacks with school supplies for kids affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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MOM meeting tonight

The MOM (Ministering Our Military) support group will have its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. tonight, Thursday, September 21. at Don Juan’s restaurant, 1904 S. Jefferson St. in Mount Pleasant.

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Prayer on the Square set for Sunday

A special call to prayer has been issued to all community members for 7 p.m. Sunday, September 17 on the plaza in downtown Mount Vernon for Prayer on the Square.

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Recruitment night Monday for 4-H

A special recruitment night for individuals interested in signing up for the Franklin County 4-H program is set for 6 p.m. Monday, September 18 at the county’s Multi-purpose Building on Taylor Street.

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Regatta boat racing

Cameron Bryan, left, and Sullivan Belew, rightLocal Cub Scouts in Pack 271, like Cameron Bryan, left, and Sullivan Belew, right, along with other youth shaped, decorated sails, put together miniature boats, and had fun doing “raingutter regatta” racing on the downtown plaza September 9.

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Taylor to speak at Genealogy meeting

Carol Taylor from Hunt County will be the speaker at the monthly meeting of the Franklin County Genealogical Society.

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Cheese making

Chef Donna Copeland instructs Beth and Jeb Deal and Marty Graves in the process of making mozzarella cheese.Chef Donna Copeland instructs Beth and Jeb Deal and Marty Graves in the process of making mozzarella cheese. The demonstration was part of the 2nd Saturday on the Square events on September 9.

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Hines to celebrate 50th anniversary

Wesley Eddy and Janice Emerson Hines of Mount Pleasant will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversaryWesley Eddy and Janice Emerson Hines of Mount Pleasant will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, September 16 at Nevill’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church.

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Birthday party

Jim Alford and Gail Love were on hand to help Iris Baumgardener, at right, celebrate her 90th birthday on Saturday, September 2.Jim Alford and Gail Love were on hand to help Iris Baumgardener, at right, celebrate her 90th birthday on Saturday, September 2.

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