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Art’s Alliance earns over $400 with fund-raiser

The Franklin County Arts Alliance earned $420 with their most recent fund-raising event. The alliance sold chances to win an opportunity to use the Cultural Arts Center for a local event such as an end of school party, 50th anniversary, birthday party or family reunion. Tiffany Pelham of Sulphur Springs won the drawing.

Art camp dates released

The 2010 Art Camp for children is set for Wednesday through Friday, July 14-16. Volunteers are needed to assist with the program,

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“When I Rise” to be shown at Whatley Center Friday evening

“When I Rise” to be shown at Whatley Center Friday evening“When I Rise,” a new documentary film about Barbara Smith Conrad and overcoming prejudice will be presented to the northeast Texas community.

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Community invited to open practice

The family of Mark and Ute Miller invite the community to sit in on a family practice session Sunday afternoon, July 4. The music will get underway at 3 p.m. in the Mount Vernon Music Hall.

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Elvis rocks

Elvis rocksJames Wages, a.k.a. Elvis, rocked the crowd gathered on the downtown plaza in Mount Vernon on Saturday, June 12.

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Fraziers open chamber concert series

Fraziers open chamber concert seriesJason, Kaleb, Rustin, Colton and Billy Wayne Frazier entertained more than 80 people at the the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce’s Plaza Concert Thursday, June 17. See the June 24 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more details on the event.

Jason Frazier to open Plaza Concert series

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce announced the return of the Plaza Concert series for 2010.

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Kennith Swinford publishes novel

Kennith Swinford publishes novelSoon after the delivery truck dropped off a box of his newly printed novels last Friday,

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Book signing

Book signingCindy Kent visits with Walt and Isabel Davis at the reception in their honor on Friday, May 21 at the Old Jail Art Museum.

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