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Labor Day Rodeo to provide entertainment

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse Labor Day Weekend Rodeo will be Saturday and Sunday, September 3 and 4 at their arena off  FM 115 in Mount Vernon and promises entertainment for the whole family.

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Pageant both Friday, Saturday

Contestants in the Miss, Junior Miss, and Young Miss divisions of the Miss Mount Vernon Pageant.The 48th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant has attracted 50 girls seeking claim to six division titles in two nights of competition.

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Film class

 Brad Maule, center, tasked the 15 students to write their biosWilliam Jones of Mount Pleasant, at left, reads his short biography to the film class at the Cultural Arts Center on Saturday, July 9. Brad Maule, center, tasked the 15 students to write their bios to be read aloud.

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Photography class

Connelly Cowan and Luke McCraw take pictures in the courtyard of the Cultural Arts Center during a kids photography classConnelly Cowan and Luke McCraw take pictures in the courtyard of the Cultural Arts Center during a kids photography class on Saturday, July 23. A second class will be this Saturday, July 30. A total of 15 kids took part in the class.

Fiddling around

Fiddle player Gloria Clark drew folks to the downtown gazebo Saturday, July 9 to hear her play.Fiddle player Gloria Clark drew folks to the downtown gazebo Saturday, July 9 to hear her play. From right, Daeyshauna Timmons, Kennedy Barron, Maggie English, and Kelsey Barron and Cindy and Jeff Hightower listen as she plays a selection from Frozen.

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Camera workshop

Keitra Stoker works in a make-shift darkroom at the Franklin County Arts Alliance’s pinhole and digital camera workshopKeitra Stoker works in a make-shift darkroom at the Franklin County Arts Alliance’s pinhole and digital camera workshop  for adults on Saturday, July 16.

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Good time on the square

Keitron Fountain, center, led the event playing the keyboard and singing. T.K. Fountain and Genetia Duffy, in front, provided back up vocals, and MyRodge McGill and Mavin Tennon on precussion.A toe-tapping, hand-clapping good time was had at the free concert on the square on Thursday, July 7. Keitron Fountain, center, led the event playing the keyboard and singing.

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Photography classes for children planned

A pair of children’s photography safari classes have been scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturdays, July 23 and 30. This two part series of classes is for children ages eight to 12.

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Pinhole, digital camera class set

A free teen and adult pinhole camera and digital photography class will be offered by the Franklin County Arts Alliance from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 16.

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