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Audrey Norman, second from right, is joined by her family members Jason and Lauren Lewis and Debbie and David Norman in front of one of her largest pieces of paper art Audrey Norman, second from right, is joined by her family members Jason and Lauren Lewis and Debbie and David Norman in front of one of her largest pieces of paper art during the first show in the new Franklin County Arts Alliance gallery Saturday, August 4.

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Chamber to celebrate Miss Mount Vernon pageant’s Golden Anniversary

Contestants in the Miss, Junior Miss, and Young Miss divisions of the Miss Mount Vernon PageantThe Franklin County Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating the Golden Anniversary of the Miss Mount Vernon Pageant on Friday and Saturday nights.

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Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass Band featured for music Gala

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass BandIt has been two years since they played locally, and now Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass Band is coming back to kick off Mount Vernon Music’s (MVM) thirteenth season’s Gala on Saturday, Aug. 25

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Robertson to speak at writers’ meeting

Paul Roberson will  present “The Multiverse Project,” at the monthly meeting of Northeast Texas Writers Organization at 6 p.m. Thursday, August 9, at Herschel’s Restaurant in Mount Pleasant.

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Space available at kid’s theatre class

There is still space available for those interested in attending the Children’s Follies Boot Camp, a theatre workshop, sponsored by the Franklin County Arts Alliance next week.

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Choreography

Students learned several dances during the Follies Boot Camp at the Cultural Arts CenterStudents learned several dances during the Follies Boot Camp at the Cultural Arts Center last week.

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Flaming money

Franklin County Library Director Lisa Lawrence has a shocked expression as Dr. James Pennington from the Texas A&M Chemistry Roadshow sets her $100 bill aflame.Franklin County Library Director Lisa Lawrence has a shocked expression as Dr. James Pennington from the Texas A&M Chemistry Roadshow sets her $100 bill aflame.

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Pageant practice begins Monday

Practices for the 50th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant will begin Monday, July 30 and will continue nightly for two weeks.

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Pageant sign-up deadline July 27

The deadline to sign-up as a contestant in the 50th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant is Friday, July 27, but spaces are limited.

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