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GED, ESL classes forming

The Adult Education Department at Northeast Texas Community College will offer free General Education Development (GED) and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at various locations

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Watermelon celebrated

Dylan Clinton and Jayden Doss enjoy slices of juicy watermelon on the downtown plaza on Friday, August 7.Dylan Clinton and Jayden Doss enjoy slices of juicy watermelon on the downtown plaza on Friday, August 7. The Friends of the Library provided free watermelon in celebration of National Watermelon Day.

Stouts Creek Cemetery Memorial Day set, Aug. 1

The 58th annual Stouts Creek Cemetery Memorial Day service will be Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Saltillo Community Center. A business meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m.

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DAR member

Kathryn CashKathryn Cash of Franklin County is a new member of the Martha Laird Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution. She was admitted into the NSDAR in February 1986 as a member of the Mesquite, Texas Richard Bard Chapter.

Greenwood Cemetery board to meet Aug. 1

The annual meeting of the Greenwood Cemetery Association will be Saturday, Aug. 1 at 10:30 a.m. in the Greenwood Baptist Church. A business meeting and financial report will be presented,

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Memorial day well attended

Thirty-nine family members and friends participated in the annual Memorial Day Service  for the Good Hope Cemetery AssociationThirty-nine family members and friends participated in the annual Memorial Day Service  for the Good Hope Cemetery Association on Sunday, July 26 at the Good Hope Primitive Baptist Church.

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Good Hope Cemetery memorial day service

The Good Hope Cemetery Association will have its annual Memorial Day Service at the Good Hope Primitive Baptist Church at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, July 26.

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Watermelon Day is Friday, August 7

Free ice cold watermelon will be served to the public beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, August 7 on the square in Mount Vernon.The event is sponsored by the Franklin County Library in observance of National Watermelon Day.

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Kate a perfect pet for Peggy

Peggy and KateKate was dumped on the grounds of the local animal shelter operated by the city’s Mount Vernon Animal Control department last month. It was then that the life of the two year old female white miniature poodle

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