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Energy Star sales tax holidays can save Texans money

Texas families and businesses can save on the purchase of certain water and energy efficient products during the state’s Water-Efficient Products and ENERGY STAR® sales tax holidays.

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Talco Decoration Day set

The Talco Cemetery Association’s clean up day and fund raiser will be May 25, 2019. Clean up and remembering loved ones with flowers will begin around 9 a.m., followed by a lunch by donation at 11 a.m.

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Barton-Banks reunion conducted

Banks and Barton relatives gathered for their annual family reunion on April 21, 2019, at the Hagansport Community Center.

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Weatherfords meet for reunion

A reunion for the family of Doc and Mary Lou Weatherford was Saturday, May 4 at the home of Ricky and Judy Weatherford in Carthage, Tex.

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Gray Rock Decoration Day set

The annual Gray Rock Cemetery Decoration Day will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 19 at the pavilion. A brief business meeting will be followed by a time of fellowship. See the May 9 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more information.

Genealogy to meet May 20

The Franklin County Genealogical Society will have their monthly meeting Monday, May 20.

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Rockhill cemetery meeting set

The annual covered dish dinner reunion of those with connections to the Rockhill Community and trustee election for the cemetery association will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18 on the Rockhill Cemetery grounds.

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Providence Cemetery Association to meet May 19

The annual meeting of the Providence Cemetery Association has been set for Sunday, May 19 at Providence Church.
The day will start with a pot luck dinner at 1 p.m., followed by the annual membership meeting at 2 p.m.

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Community Futures Forum set for May 16

Members of the community are invited to help identify critical issues at the Texas Community Futures Forum in Franklin County at 6 p.m. on May 16 at the Franklin County Airport.

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