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IF: Gathering planned April 30

Registration is now open for the third annual IF: Gathering in Franklin County. This will be a second session offered to accommodate busy schedules. The event will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Big Pasture Lodge at 3909 FM 115.

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4-H Club

Dr. Bishop Curry presented the program to the Franklin County 4-H Club on Tuesday, April 12.Dr. Bishop Curry presented the program to the Franklin County 4-H Club on Tuesday, April 12. Approximately 20 people were present. He spoke about the importance of treatment and

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Weatherfords meet for reunion

A reunion for the family of Doc and Mary Lou Weatherford was Saturday, April 9 at the home of Ricky and Judy Weatherford in Carthage.

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Prayer on the square for Decision America

A special gathering for Prayer on the Square will be observed at noon on Tuesday, April 26 in conjunction with the Decision America tour. The event will finish around 12:45 p.m. For more information, see the April 21 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Benefits seminar set at Mission Manor

Wartime veterans and surviving spouses are invited to an Aid and Attendance Benefit seminar at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19. This free seminar will be presented by Derek Jameson

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MOM meeting Thursday

The MOM (Ministering Our Military) support group will have its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 21. The meeting will be at Pilgrim Bank, 2401 S. Jefferson St., Mount Pleasant.

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Big catch

Nickolas Geffers, age nine, proudly displays the fish he caught during the annual Kid Fish event at Jordan’s Blueberry FarmNickolas Geffers, age nine, proudly displays the fish he caught during the annual Kid Fish event at Jordan’s Blueberry Farm on Saturday, April 9. A total of 174 people participated in this

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Jan Castro to speak at Alzheimer meeting

Jan Castro from Legacy Hospice will be the guest speaker at the next Alzheimer Support Group meeting for the Mount Vernon area. The group will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 21, at the Franklin County Library on the square. For more information, call Gary Nelson at 903-431-5508.

Ken Greer to be guest speaker at Genealogy

Ken Greer will be the guest speaker at the Franklin County Genealogy Society meeting on Monday, April 18. Mr. Greer’s program will be “Mount Vernon: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.”

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