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Senior class members entertain at annual senior slide show

Jakayda Fountain, Taylor McCoy, James Nunley, and Mason Huddleston won posters.The 36th annual Senior Slide Show sponsored by the First National Bank of Mount Vernon entertained more than 250 people in the Mary Jennings Hall at the First United Methodist Church on Thursday, May 17.

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Woodwind Fireworks concert Sunday

Two sonatas by Johannes Brahms will be center stage in Mount Vernon Music’s Mother’s Day program “Woodwind Fireworks and Two Takes on Brahms” at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 13 in the Mount Vernon Music Hall.

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Veronica Jordan wins cake, pie top prizes at bake off

Veronica Jordan, center, won first place in both the cake and pie divisions at the 15th annual Key Club Bake Off on Saturday, April 21.Veronica Jordan, center, won first place in both the cake and pie divisions at the 15th annual Key Club Bake Off on Saturday, April 21.

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Plan a day out with mom on the square this Saturday

Second Saturday on the Square kicks off it’s 2018 season this week and offers the perfect combination of shopping, music and fun demonstrations for a Mother’s Day Weekend outing.

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International food festival Saturday

Foods representing tastes from Vietnamese, Chinese, Mexican, Dutch, German/Czech, and Italian cuisine will be available at the International Food Festival Saturday, April 28.

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International Food Festival

Jeanette Seijen serves a Dutch Bitterbal with mustard to Chi TranJeanette Seijen serves a Dutch Bitterbal with mustard to Chi Tran during the International Food Festival Saturday, April 28 on the downtown Mount Vernon plaza.

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NETWO writers conference planned

“The Pen Wins,” Northeast Texas Writers’ Organization’s annual conference, has been set for Saturday, April 28, 2018, at Northeast Texas Community College.

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Spinning at the fair

Phyllis Neal demonstrated the art of spinning during the arts and crafts fair at the J. Boyd StudioPhyllis Neal demonstrated the art of spinning during the arts and crafts fair at the J. Boyd Studio on Saturday, April 21.

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Food festival downtown April 28

Members of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church will be hosts for an International Food Festival from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 28.

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