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N’Awlins Gumbo Kings featured at MV Music Gala

N’Awlins Gumbo Kings featured at MV Music GalaThe N’Awlins Gumbo Kings will rattle the windows of Mount Vernon Music Hall with rousing Dixieland Jazz in Mount Vernon Music Association’s Annual Gala fund-raiser

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Arts Center activities planned

The Franklin County Arts Alliance presents its new Healing Through the Arts program, which kicks off 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 31.

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“Go Rodeo” festival planned for Labor Day Weekend

Ambassadors for the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce recently voted that the fourth annual “Go Rodeo” festival was a go.

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Scholarship pageant Saturday, Aug. 18

Seventeen girls are seeking spots as Young, Junior, and Miss Mount Vernon at the  44th annual Miss Mount Vernon Pageant Saturday, August 18.A sell out crowd is expected for the 44th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant.

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Pageant tickets on sale Monday

The 44th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant has attracted 56 contestants,

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Mount Vernon Music’s 2012-13 season announced

Music lovers will not want to miss this season’s performances presented by the  Mount Vernon Music Association at the Music Hall.

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Golden to play clarinet in Nebraska

Haley GoldenHaley Golden of Mount Vernon and the Texas A&M University – Commerce Clarinet Coalition, will help represent the university on an international level by assisting in the world premiere of a seminal work for forty-four contra clarinets.

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Miss MV Pageant tickets and sponsorships are now available

Thirty-eight girls are contestants in the three youngest age divisions of the  Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship PageantTickets for the 44th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant are selling fast after becoming available Monday of this week.

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Main Street photo contest announced

The Mount Vernon Main Street Alliance is conducting an amateur photo contest.

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