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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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High school art, poetry reading attract varied crowd at center

Corbin Craver takes time to examine and admire each piece of artwork on display as a part of the Franklin County Art’s Alliance High School Art display. A varied crowd in both ages and taste was attracted to the second annual high school art show and poetry reading last week.

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Earth Day event at arts center Monday, April 22

Members of the Franklin County Arts Alliance will be hosts for an Earth Day event at the Cultural Arts Center on Monday, April 22.

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Percussionist featued at Mount Vernon Music concert

Enjoy a musical Mother’s Day with a live concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 12.

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Gospel Singing Convention begins at Methodist Church

The 82nd Annual Texas State Gospel Singing Convention will be conducted at the First Methodist Church of Mount Vernon April 19-20.

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Art exhibit opening, poetry reading Thursday, May 2

A reception and poetry reading will open an art exhibit by Mount Vernon High School students at the Cultural Arts Center.

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Pageant dates announced

Dates for the 45th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant, sign-ups and practices were announced this week by Heather Bales, event coordinator for the sponsoring Franklin County Chamber of Commerce. This year’s pageant will be on two nights Friday and Saturday, Aug. 16 and 17 at 6 p.m.. For more information, see the April 11 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

High school art, poetry event set, Thursday, May 2

Students from the Mount Vernon High School art and English departments will be featured in an evening of art and poetry Thursday, May 2.

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Texas State Gospel Singing Convention coming back to town

Mount Vernon has been chosen again this year as the location for the 82nd Annual Texas State Gospel Singing Convention.

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