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Year of the Dog to be celebrated Saturday

Celebrating the Year of the Dog, the second annual Lunar New Year festival will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 17 on the downtown Mount Vernon square in front of KenSal’s Cuckoo Nest.

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Lathan to speak at writers meeting

Multi-published author Delia Latham will present “Let’s Get Romantic” at 6 p.m. Thursday, February 8 during the Northeast Texas Writers Organization meeting at the Franklin County Cultural Arts Center.

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Just ducky

Just Ducky was Ed Pamplins’ comment about Herrod Hammond’s metal work duck sculptureJust Ducky was Ed Pamplins’ comment about Herrod Hammond’s metal work duck sculpture during the opening reception of the Young Artisits Exhibit at the Cultural Arts Center on Saturday, January 6.

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Reception for photo exhibit at Old Firestation Museum

Hudson Old with one of his many Mount Vernon  photos on display at the Old Firestation Museum.Through 25 years of traveling the highways and bi-ways of East Texas, Hudson Old has collected thousands of photographs.

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Arts Alliance officers

Ron Barker, Hayley Dickson, Jean Pamplin, and Don MontgomeryRon Barker, Hayley Dickson, Jean Pamplin, and Don Montgomery will serve on the 2018 Arts Alliance board.

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Capers, Pamplin win writing contest

Frankie Hambrick Capers and Jean PamplinTwo local authors, Frankie Hambrick Capers and Jean Pamplin, were announced as the winners in the Northeast Texas Writing Organization’s non-fiction writing contest.

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Writers group sets January Jubilee

The Northeast Texas Writers Organization (NETWO) will have its January meeting as a special January Jubilee at 6 p.m. Thursday, January 11 at Herschel’s Restaurant in Mount Pleasant.

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Schubert, Strauss featured in Saturday concert

Music lovers are sure to enjoy an encounter with masterworks by Franz Schubert and Richard Strauss at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, January 27 in the Mount Vernon Music Hall.

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Ice Bowl premieres in Mount Vernon

Producer Michael Meredith shares details about his journey in making the Ice Bowl documentary.Producer Michael Meredith shares details about his journey in making the Ice Bowl documentary.

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