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Business development office opens

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) office in Mount Vernon opened Wednesday, Jan. 25.

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Local rodeo royalty ride in Rose Bowl Parade

Local rodeo royalty ride in Rose Bowl ParadeFranklin County Sheriff’s Posse Queen Syke Talsma and Posse Princess Maggie Richardson made a trip to California with the All American Cowgirl Chicks and rode in the 123rd Rose Bowl Parade

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Chamber of Commerce banquet set for Saturday

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Membership Banquet will be Saturday, Jan. 28

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United Way donation

United Way donationBrandon Sears, at right, of Guaranty Bond Bank presented a $500 donation from the bank to Mark Hymer, president of the Franklin County United Way.

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5K, 10K runs added to Tour de Cypress

A 5K and a 10K run were added this week to the annual Tour de Cypress bike ride.

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Music program and dinner planned at Methodist church

The First United Methodist Church will present “Jubilate... An evening of Dinner and Music.”

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General maintenance

Rail Road tie replacementBlackland Railroad Track Forman Kenneth Bowser and his crew worked Wednesday, Jan. 11 to complete general maintenance

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Kid Fishing day set Saturday, Jan. 28

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department have scheduled a “Kid’s Fishing Day” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28 at Bob Sandlin State Park.

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Gatlin is new executive for local Scout district

Mitchell Jordan “Mitch” GatlinMitchell Jordan “Mitch” Gatlin has assumed duties as Sr. District Executive for the White Oak District of the NeTseO

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