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Black Tie, Boots, and Buckaroo Film Fest planned at arts center

Shine your boots and starch your tie for the Franklin County Arts Alliance’s Black Tie, Boots and Buckaroo Fest. The free event will be Saturday, June 29 at the Cultural Arts Center

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Local artists’ paintings featured

The work of local artists Ron Bigony, Sandra St. John and Beverly Boren was featured in the June newsletter of the Southwest Watercolor Society (SWS). Mrs. Boren’s piece “Chicken Little” has chosen as one

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Jace Alphin artwork is cover for Texas Register

Jace Alphin, a senior at Mount Vernon High School, was selected to have his pencil drawing published on the front cover of the Texas Register magazineA pencil drawing created by Mount Vernon High School senior Jace Alphin was recently selected to be published on the front cover of the May 3, 2013 edition of the Texas Register.

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Lending library available now

The Franklin County Arts Alliance recently announced that their Art Lending Library is ready for check-out. The organization currently has more than 100 books available to the public for check-out.

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Reception opens Lytle exhibit Friday

The Franklin County Historical Association Board of Directors will be hosts for a Wine and Cheese Reception honoring artist Debora Schubert Lytle at the opening of an exhibit of her art.

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Franklin County Art’s Alliance picture winner

Julie Baxter, Elizabeth Birdsong and Betsy CookElizabeth Birdsong was the winner of the Sandra St. John painting given away by the Franklin County Art’s Alliance. The fundraiser was conducted

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Lytle featured in exhibit at Old Firestation Museum

The works of Debora Schubert Lytle of Commerce are being featured in a new exhibit in the West Gallery of the second floor at the Old Firestation Museum.

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Pageant contestant sign-up continues

Sign-up for contestants in the 45th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant is coming to a close. Registration will  continue until 3 p.m. Friday, June 7. No registrations will be

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Concert offers a musical Mother’s Day Sunday, May 12

Mount Vernon Music’s  seventh concert season will close with a Musical Mother’s Day at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 12.

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