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Clayton to bring talents to Farmers Market Saturday

Clayton to bring talents to Farmers Market SaturdayGabe Clayton performed at last week’s April Arts reception on the hammered dulcimer and  will share his talents with the growing crowd and vendors at the Franklin County Farmers Market.

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Moore awarded first place April Arts competition

Moore awarded first place April Arts competitionAl Moore was awarded first place in the 2010 April Arts competition.

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Laura Seabourne to be featured in free harp recital solo Sunday

Laura Seabourne, 2009 recipient of a Mount Vernon Music Performance Award, will present a recital of solo harp music at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 18, in Mount Vernon Music Hall.

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Gospel and bluegrass bands join third annual festival

The God Rush Bluegrass Gospel Band and Holly Bond and the Bluegrass Texans will take part in the Bluegrass Festival at the Alamo Mission Museum on Saturday, April 24.

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Hot music planned at bluegrass festival

Hot food and even hotter music will be on the menu during the third annual Chili Cook-off and Bluegrass Festival at the Alamo Mission Museum on Saturday, April 24.

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Writer’s conference

Four award-winning novelists, two agents, an editor and a publicist headline the 2010 Writers’ Conference sponsored by the Northeast Texas Writers’ Organization (NETWO).

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Winning artist returns to exhibit at 2010 April Arts

Al Moore of Wood County will return to defend his title after winning the Best of Show Award at the 2009 April Arts competition. There is speculation as to what will be his subject be for the April 16 and 17 event this year. For more details, see the April 8 edition of the Optic-Herald.

Jerry Hubbell named 2009 Man of the Year

Jerry Hubbell named 2009 Man of the YearJudge Gerald “Jerry” Hubbell was named the 2009 Man of the Year by the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce at their banquet on Saturday, April 10.

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Young artists sought for showcase

The Mount Vernon Music Association is looking for young east Texas singers and musicians for the 2010 Young Artists Showcase concert.

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