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Frazier, Morton promoted at Texas American Bank

Ashley Morton, Jason FrazierJason Frazier and Ashley Morton recently received promotions at Texas American Bank (TAB).

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United Way allocates funds for 2020 with $23,000 goal

The United Way of Franklin County set a goal of $23,000 for its 2019 campaign that will be collected in 2020.

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Fireworks

An abundance of fireworks, both low to the ground and high above the crowd,An abundance of fireworks, both low to the ground and high above the crowd, can be seen during the grand finale of the 22nd annual Independence Day fireworks show organized by the Boltz family on Saturday, June 29.

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Family tradition of fireworks at Lake Cypress supports fire dept

The annual Independence Day weekend fireworks show over Lake Cypress Springs is a family tradition and one of many programs that make Mount Vernon and Franklin County “More than just a dot on a map.”

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Brad Sears presented Rotarian of the Year award

Brad Sears accepts a plaque and jacket as 2018-19 Rotarian of the Year from Rotary Club President Marie Latortue.Brad Sears accepts a plaque and jacket as 2018-19 Rotarian of the Year from Rotary Club President Marie Latortue.

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Not too late to register Lunches of Love

The 11th annual Lunches of Love program begins Monday, July 8 and continues through Wednesday, Aug. 7.

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Caution, courtesy encouraged for Lake Cypress Springs

Caution and courtesy are being encouraged as a large number of people are anticipated to flock to Lake Cypress Springs during the coming week.

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Fireworks set up

Patrick Boltz, at right,local firefighters, clockwise from the top, Eddie Rhoades, Cody Buck, Tracy Miller, Henry Britton, and Bill Richards.Patrick Boltz, at right, works to set up fireworks at Mary King Park on the shore of Lake Cypress Springs for the annual show on Saturday, June 29.

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Distinguished Service Award honors historical commission

County Judge Scott Lee, center, presents the Distinguish Service Award to the  Franklin County Historical Commission, represented by Jerald and Mary Lou Mowery, chairman B. F. Hicks, Gail Reed, Robert Long, and Lillie Bush-Reves.The Texas Historical Commission has recognized the Franklin County Historical Commission with a Distinguished Service Award.

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