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Displaying the national flag properly

With Flag Day being celebrated on Sunday, June 14, knowing proper flag etiquette shows honor and respect for our country. For more than 200 years, the Stars and Stripes has flown over our country in times of war and peace. It is the symbol of a nation of people dedicated to freedom.  See the do’s and don’ts when it comes to displaying the U. S. Flag in the June 11 edition of the Optic-Herald.

Pine Hill Memorial Day Sunday, June 14

The annual Pine Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church Memorial Day is set for Sunday, June 14 at the church. The program will begin at 10:30 a.m. The theme for this year is “When the Saints go Marching In.”

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Courthouse painting to be given away in fund-raiser

Courthouse painting to be given away in fund-raiserLinda Philhower and her brother, Dr. John Love, were among the more than 80 guests to attend the reception and exhibit opening at the OJAM Saturday evening.

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Inspiration and music

Inspiration and musicFourth Grade students from Ms. Jeanne Lawrence’s class at Saltillo Elementary School were treated to a performance by local musician Jerry Holter on Monday, June 1. 

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Miss Mount Vernon Pageant sign-ups Sunday

Sign-ups for the 41st annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant will continue at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 7 in the school auditorium. Contestants will sign all contracts needed for the event during the meeting. This year’s pageant is set for Saturday, Aug. 22. For more information, see the June 4 edition of the Optic-Herald.

Sign-ups underway for Summer Reading

Sign-ups for the annual Summer Reading Program at the Franklin County Library are underway. This year’s Summer Reading Program will be each Tuesday from June 16 through July 21. The programs are directed at children ages 4 to 12 or 13 to 17. For more information, see the June 4 edition of the Optic-Herald.

Art students participate in NTCC Art Show

Art students participate in NTCC Art ShowSeveral Mount Vernon High School art students recently participated in NTCC’s College Art Day.  Students had the opportunity to take classes in drawing, painting, clay, wheel throwing and hand building, jewelry, collage, design, demonstration in scene making, character development exercises, and music classes.

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Miller to offer balloon workshop

The second of a series of activities conducted as a part of the Summer Enrichment Program at the Franklin County Library is set for 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 9 in the First National Bank - Century Room. Daryl Miller will present a balloon workshop.

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Reception opens art exhibit Saturday

The public is invited to a reception and exhibit opening from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, May 30 in the main gallery of the Old Jail Art Museum. Featured in the new exhibit  are 22 pieces created by eight members of the  members of the Southwest Watercolor Society.

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