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Young to speak at Beekeepers meeting

 Robin Young will be the guest speaker at The Caddo Trace Beekeepers Association monthly meeting Monday, September 10.

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Fish for a good cause

Members of the Order of the Eastern Star, at right, fill plates with fish and all the fixin’s during the United Way Fish Fry.Members of the Order of the Eastern Star, at right, fill plates with fish and all the fixin’s during the United Way Fish Fry.

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Bender to speak at beekeeper meeting

Becky Bender will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Wood County Beekeeper’s Association at 7 p.m. Tuesday September 4.

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Local 4-H to kickoff club year

It’s time to kick-off the new 4-H year in Franklin County! 4-H is a national organization which helps young people develop life-long knowledge and skills to become engaged citizens.

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Scout rally for registrations Tuesday

The annual School Night Rally to sign-up new recruits for Boy Scout troops and Cub Scout dens is set for 6 p.m. Tuesday, September 4 at the Mount Vernon Elementary School Cafetorium.

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Duplicate bridge club seeks new players

Members of the duplicate bridge club are seeking new players. The American Contract Bridge League has two sanctioned local duplicate clubs.

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4-H members attend camp

Destiny Barron, Coy and Dailee  Postell, and Dylan Hunnicutt.Four Franklin County 4-H Club members recently attended Multi County Camp in Lone Star. More than 100 4-H members and adult leaders represented the Texas 4-H organization at the three-day camp.

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Prize winning projects

Destiny Barron, a Mount Vernon Junior FFA member and Franklin County 4-H member, received a first in class ribbon with her heifer, NikkiDestiny Barron, a Mount Vernon Junior FFA member and Franklin County 4-H member, received a first in class ribbon with her heifer, Nikki, and fourth in class with her steer, Dante at the Detroit Livestock Show August 18.

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Benson to speak of America’s Christmas

Professor Paul Benson will present a wide-ranging and whimisical talk on the creation and evolution of America’s Christmas as the program for the bi-monthly meeting of the Franklin County Historical Association Monday evening, September 3.

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