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Wheelock Indian School topic of historical program

Dawn Standridge will present a program on the Wheelock Academy, a Choctaw Indian school, for the bi-monthly meeting of the Franklin County Historical Association on Monday evening, March 5, at the Cultural Arts Center.

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Salute to Broadway presented at meeting

Nancy Craig, pianist, and Betsy Gekiere, vocalist, presented a Salute to Broadway at the Shakespeare Club meeting, Thursday, February 15, 2018 at the Mount Vernon Music Hall.

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Alzheimer Support Group to meet locally

The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 15, at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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Event to benefit Alvarez family

A benefit dinner and auction for Bentley Alvarez will be Saturday, February 24, at the First Baptist Church’s Family Life Building.

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BOC honors Hargrave, Rose, Fountain, and veterans of color

Tina Rose, Patricia Hargrave, Keitron Fountain, and Connie Rhymes-Johnson were honored at the annual Black Onyx Club banquetThe Black Onyx Club (BOC) honored Patricia Hargrave, Tina Rose, and Keitron Fountain for their service to the community

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Red Cross information meeting this week

An information meeting for those who might be interested in becoming Red Cross volunteers will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, February 22 at Calvary Chapel at 411 N. Van Buren in Mount Pleasant.

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The Holbrook grand opening Sunday

A grand opening celebration for The Holbrook house will be from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, February 18. Light refreshments will be served.

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Olinger receives award in essay contest

Mark Olinger of Mount Vernon was among the recently announced award winners of the Cold War essay contest sponsored by the John Adams ’71 Center for Military History & Strategic Analysis at the Virginia Military Institute.

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Gann receives quilt

Matt Gann received a quilt from Wynell GaddisMatt Gann received a quilt from Wynell Gaddis of Winfield. He was a police officer in Winfield prior to the department closing, and he stopped by her home regularly to check on her.

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