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Kids’ concert

Children from the audience were selected to participate in the concluding “concert in the swamp” for the Kids Concert at Mount Vernon Music HallChildren from the audience were selected to participate in the concluding “concert in the swamp” for the Kids Concert at Mount Vernon Music Hall Monday afternoon, June 17. The musical story of Leopoldo the Frog captured the attention

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Guitar, quilting classes at Cultural Arts Center

Guitar and quilting classes are being offered at the Cultural Arts Center on Saturday, June 22. The guitar classes are being taught by Jim Cleveland. Quilting classes will be

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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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Rummage and bake sale Friday and Saturday

Members of the Lake Chapel Church will be conducting a rummage and bake sale on Friday, June 21 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, June 22 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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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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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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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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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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