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Plaza music

Plaza musicGabe Clayton demonstrates how to play the mandolin to Britney Henderson. Mr. Clayton is one of many artists who have been providing music during the Farmer’s Market on the downtown plaza.

Shakespeare, Art Camp to entertain

Both children and adults will have an opportunity to be entertained with events scheduled at the Cultural Arts Center next week.

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Art camp dates released

The 2010 Art Camp for children is set for Wednesday through Friday, July 14-16. Volunteers are needed to assist with the program,

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Flanagans, local quartet to sing

Rick and Terry Flanagan and “The Men’s Quartet” from First Baptist Church will be featured at this month’s Concert on the Plaza. The event is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, July 15.

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Community invited to open practice

The family of Mark and Ute Miller invite the community to sit in on a family practice session Sunday afternoon, July 4. The music will get underway at 3 p.m. in the Mount Vernon Music Hall.

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Dallas Puppet Theatre performance set July 15

The Dallas Puppet Theatre group will perform at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 15 in the First National Bank Century Room as a part of the Franklin County Library’s Summer Enrichment Program.

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Fraziers open chamber concert series

Fraziers open chamber concert seriesJason, Kaleb, Rustin, Colton and Billy Wayne Frazier entertained more than 80 people at the the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce’s Plaza Concert Thursday, June 17. See the June 24 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more details on the event.

Art’s Alliance earns over $400 with fund-raiser

The Franklin County Arts Alliance earned $420 with their most recent fund-raising event. The alliance sold chances to win an opportunity to use the Cultural Arts Center for a local event such as an end of school party, 50th anniversary, birthday party or family reunion. Tiffany Pelham of Sulphur Springs won the drawing.

Kennith Swinford publishes novel

Kennith Swinford publishes novelSoon after the delivery truck dropped off a box of his newly printed novels last Friday,

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