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This fireplace screen was recently donated to the Franklin County Historical Association by Dr. Dorothy Brooks.This fireplace screen was recently donated to the Franklin County Historical Association by Dr. Dorothy Brooks. It was painted by her mother, Lois Roberta Penn Brooks in 1940s in Franklin County.

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Blues festival soggy, but not sunk

Winners in the ninth annual chili cook off at the Alamo Mission Museum.The weather put a damper on events at the Alamo Mission Museum on Saturday, April 9. The threat of rain quickly passed and approximately 30 people sat back in the cool breeze

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Mary Lou and the Crew returns to Alamo festival

Christophor Hill and Mary Lou and the Crew will play from the stage at the Alamo Mission Museum’s annual music festival  Saturday, April 9. Mr. Hill performs as a one-man band playing “Kansas City flavored” Rhythm and Blues and a bit of Soul.

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Big sale at CAC Saturday, other events in April

There are several events planned at the Cultural Arts Center during the month of April.The Franklin County Arts Alliance will have a big sale at the CAC this Saturday, April 9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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History comes to life at Night in the Museum

Six students from Mount Vernon Intermediate School’s fifth and sixth grades will be featured as historical characters for “A Night in the Museum” Saturday, April 2.

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Professor Tele band to play at Blues Festival

If you are looking for a mouth watering, toe tapping good time, then the Alamo Mission Museum is the place to be. The ninth annual Chili and Blues event is this Saturday, April 9 on the museum’s grounds.

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Friends to paint with a twist Saturday

The Friends of the Franklin County Library will be hosts for a Painting with a Twist party from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 26. The event will be at the Franklin County Multi-Purpose Building

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Coloring contest winners announced

Winners in the 2016 Franklin County Arts Alliance Butterfly Coloring Contest were recently announced. Students at Mount Vernon ISD’s elementary and intermediate campuses

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Night in the Museum set for April 2

The Franklin County Historical Association is sponsoring a concert and “A Night in the Museum” on Saturday, April 2. There are six students from Mount Vernon Intermediate School who will be featured as historical characters.

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