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Fish-fry benefits United Way agencies

The Labor Day Weekend fish-fry and kick-off for the annual United Way of Franklin County pledge drive has been set for Saturday, September 2 from 5 to 7 p.m at the Masonic Lodge in Mount Vernon on the south service road of I-30.

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Book launch party

Frankie Capers was joined by her great granddaughter, Millie Gunn Mitchell, at the launch party for her latest book, Rosebud’s Christmas Gift.Frankie Capers was joined by her great granddaughter, Millie Gunn Mitchell, at the launch party for her latest book, Rosebud’s Christmas Gift.

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Book launch party

James and Debbie Murphy accept a copy of Montgomery House signed by author Katie HamiltonJames and Debbie Murphy accept a copy of Montgomery House signed by author Katie Hamilton.

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Sheri Horn to have book signing

Sheri Leigh HornSheri Leigh Horn will be at the Frame Up and Fine Arts Gallery to celebrate her first novel, Jeopardy Surface, a crime thriller released in March 2017.

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MMV Pageant Friday, Saturday

Contestants in the Miss, Junior Miss, and Young Miss divisions of the Miss Mount Vernon PageantThe 49th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant has attracted 41 girls seeking claim to six division titles in two nights of competition starting at 6:30 p.m.

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Gala dinner, opening season concert tickets now available

Advance tickets to the Mount Vernon Music’s August 26 Gala featuring the Austin-based “Lost and Nameless Orchestra” are now available.

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Harvest on Main dinner tickets now on sale

Tickets for the Harvest on Main dinner, set for Friday, Oct. 27, are now on sale to the general public after a “brisk response” from last year’s attendees in a special VIP offering.

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Rodeo and parade set for Labor Day Weekend

Members of the Sheriff’s Posse of Franklin County will be hosts for the annual Labor Day Weekend Rodeo on Saturday and Sunday, September 2 and 3.

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Pageant tickets on sale now

Miss Mount Vernon contestants in the Tiny, Little, and Petite divisions.The 49th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant has attracted 41 contestants, according to Heather Bales, event coordinator for the sponsoring Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.

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