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Coffee House exhibit, open mic night Saturday

The Franklin County Arts Alliance and Lake Country Coffee Roasters have joined together to sponsor the opening of a photography exhibit and open microphone event.

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Gary Jones to join Cliff Price concert

Gary Jones of Mount Vernon will join Cliff Price, son of country music legend Ray Price, for a concert Saturday, March 8 in Sulphur Springs. Mr. Jones and his son, Gary, Jr., will open the concert.

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Schoenhals and Orchard Ensemble featured

Pianist Joel Schoenhals and the Orchard Ensemble will be featured performers for a concert at Mount Vernon Music Hall at 3 p.m. Sunday, February. 2.

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Registration open for BirdFest 2014

Do not miss the 2014 Prairies and Pineywoods BirdFest, being hosted by the Franklin County Historical Association. The weekend of birding events will take place Friday through Sunday, May 2-4.

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Kent family publishes books, creates The Tacky Box

Parents have worked hard over the ages to prevent their children from using both bad language and bad behavior. Sometimes, no matter how sheltered the little ones are, they are not only exposed, but also quickly pick up bad habits.

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Great Backyard Bird Count starts Friday

The 17th annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) kicks off this Friday, February 14, and runs through Monday, February 17. Anyone anywhere in the world can count birds for at least 15 minutes

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Writers’ Workshop

Jeanne Pamplin addresses the more than 25 Northeast Texas writers gathered at the Cultural Arts CenterJeanne Pamplin addresses the more than 25 Northeast Texas writers gathered at the Cultural Arts Center in Mount Vernon to hear seven speakers and participate in a question and answer session led by a panel of published writers.

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John Cleveland entertains Friday night crowd

guitarist John ClevelandA packed house at the local Our Place restaurant lingered for a chance to see and hear the talent of local singer, song writer and guitarist John Cleveland Friday, January 31.

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A day full of dulcimers

David Lindsey instructs participants during a hammer dulcimer workshop on Saturday, January 11 at the Cultural Arts Center.David Lindsey instructs participants during a hammer dulcimer workshop on Saturday, January 11 at the Cultural Arts Center. A total of 20 students participated in the workshops for hammer dulcimer, mountain dulcimer and ukelele.

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