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Not too late to register Lunches of Love

The deadline for eligible children to register in order to guarantee a bus ride to the site for the Lunches of Love program is noon Friday, June 30.

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Handicapable donation

Bill Germann, far left, and David Allen, far right, present checks to Franklin County Handicapable representatives, Dale and Barbara Crowston, center.Bill Germann, far left, and David Allen, far right, present checks to Franklin County Handicapable representatives, Dale and Barbara Crowston, center.

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U. M. ARMY is marching into town

Mount Vernon will be invaded by an army early next week, the U. M. ARMY to be exact.

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Army of builders

U. M. ARMY members from the First United Methodist Church of Van Alstyne replace a porch for a homeU. M. ARMY members from the First United Methodist Church of Van Alstyne replace a porch for a home in the 200 block of Miller St. on Monday, June 19.

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Rodeo queen sign-up deadline, meeting Monday

The deadline to register as a contestant in the Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo queen and princess contests is Monday, June 29.

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United Way allocations hearings next Wednesday

The annual series of allocation hearings for the Franklin County United Way is scheduled for Wednesday, June 21 in the First National Bank Board Room downtown.

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South Franklin VFD converts excess military vehicle with $20,000 grant

A slip-on unit was added to this Stewart Stevenson 2.5 ton cargo truck making it a service ready fire apparatus.The South Franklin County Volunteer Fire Department  (VFD) received a $20,000 grant from the Texas A&M Forest Service Rural Volunteer Fire Department Assistance Program for equipment.

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Distinguished Service Award honors historical commission

The Franklin County Historical Commission was presented with a Distinguished Service Award from the Texas Historical CommissionThe Franklin County Historical Commission was presented with a Distinguished Service Award from the Texas Historical Commission has during the Monday, June 12 meeting of the Franklin County Commissioners Court.

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Alamo Mission becomes a Lowe’s Heroes project

It was like an army of ants had descended upon the Alamo Mission Museum last week as members of the Lowe’s Distribution Center worked together on their 2017 Heroes Project.It was like an army of ants had descended upon the Alamo Mission Museum last week as members of the Lowe’s Distribution Center worked together on their 2017 Heroes Project.

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