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Bankhead Hwy. film festival

Donna McFarland addresses a crowd of about 50 people who were waiting to view Last, Best Hope, the featured film for the 2015 Bankhead Highway Film Festival.Donna McFarland addresses a crowd of about 50 people who were waiting to view Last, Best Hope, the featured film for the 2015 Bankhead Highway Film Festival.

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Miss Mount Vernon Pageant sign-up deadline June 30

The deadline to sign-up as a contestant in the 47th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant is 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 30. No contestants will be accepted after that date.

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Short films to be included at Bankhead Highway film festival

The Franklin County Arts Alliance is sponsoring the 2015 Bankhead Highway Film Festival Thursday and Friday, June 25 and 26. The event will include two feature films, nine short films,

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Boots, Brew and Barbecue activities this weekend

The second annual Boots, Brew and Barbecue (B3) weekend will be in downtown Mount Vernon this Friday night and Saturday, June 26-27. Food, drink, live music, and other activities

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Father’s Day crafts

Jerrilyn and Jessy Hammond workd diligently on paintings for Father’s Day gifts at the Franklin County Arts Aliiance’s craft dayJerrilyn and Jessy Hammond workd diligently on paintings for Father’s Day gifts at the Franklin County Arts Aliiance’s craft day on Saturday, June 13. A total of 12 children took advantage to the activities to create gifts for their dads.

Last, Best Hope to be featured film

The film Last, Best Hope will be featured at the 2015 Bankhead Highway Film Festival. The festival begins Thursday, June 25. The two-day event is being sponsored by the Franklin County Arts Alliance.

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Frankie Capers children’s book published, signing Saturday

Frankie Capers of Franklin County has published Sniffy and Suzy, a combination illustrated story and coloring book for young children.Frankie Capers of Franklin County has published Sniffy and Suzy, a combination illustrated story and coloring book for young children. A book signing will be conducted from 10 a.m. to noon

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Debut for musical story success

The debut of “The Town Musicians,” a musical story by Benedikt Brydern with illustrations by artist Madeline CristThe debut of “The Town Musicians,” a musical story by Benedikt Brydern with illustrations by artist Madeline Crist, was successfully presented before an audience of 165 children and adults.

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Children’s concert set for Monday

The Town Musicians, a musical adventure, will be presented at 2 p.m. Monday, June 15 at Mount Vernon Music Hall. The performance is part of the Summer Enrichment series through the Franklin County Library.

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