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Twelve file for school board seats

It’s time to dust off your voter registration card and gather your Big Chief tablet and No. 2 pencil to prepare for the upcoming local elections.

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Renovations present new mysteries to explore

An early 20th century newspaper written in what is believed to be Hindi, was discovered in the rafters of the old Crescent Drug Store building.An early 20th century newspaper written in what is believed to be Hindi, was discovered in the rafters of the old Crescent Drug Store building.

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Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award presented to Koecher

Quentin V. KoecherThe Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) conferred upon Quentin V. Koecher, the prestigious Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award Monday, February 13, at the Rural Heritage Museum in Pittsburg.

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Chamber of Commerce banquet Saturday

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Membership Banquet will be Saturday, February 25 and a crowd of more than 250 is expected.

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Chamber banquet tickets available

Tickets for the annual Chamber of Commerce banquet are now available at the Chamber office on Kaufman St., as well as First National Bank locations, and Guaranty Bank and Trust.

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FCAA to present Marketing Workshop

A One-day WordWyse Marketing Workshop will be from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, February 25 at the Cultural Arts Center on Rusk St. in Mount Vernon.

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Giving from the heart

Samantha Dean literally gives from the heart to help others as she donates blood on Saturday, Feb. 4.Samantha Dean literally gives from the heart to help others as she donates blood on Saturday, Feb. 4. She is assisted by Abby Hilliard in the Carter Blood Care mobile lab,

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Library to have free movie days

The staff at the Franklin County Library will be hosts for two free movies next week. The Queen of Katwe starring Madina Nalwanga and David Oyelowo will be shown at the Franklin County Library at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday February 23.

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Rhymes-Johnson is speaker for Black History Month program

Connie Rhymes-JohnsonConnie Rhymes-Johnson, an area educator and president of the local area chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), will be the featured speaker at the 10th annual Black History Month program.

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