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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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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.

Jason Frazier to open Plaza Concert series

The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce announced the return of the Plaza Concert series for 2010.

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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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Book signing

Book signingCindy Kent visits with Walt and Isabel Davis at the reception in their honor on Friday, May 21 at the Old Jail Art Museum.

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“When I Rise” to be shown at Whatley Center Friday evening

“When I Rise” to be shown at Whatley Center Friday evening“When I Rise,” a new documentary film about Barbara Smith Conrad and overcoming prejudice will be presented to the northeast Texas community.

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Art fund-raiser set

The Franklin County Arts Alliance is conducting a fund-raiser to benefit the Cultural Arts Center. The organization is offering a chance to win use of the center for a public gathering such as an end of school party,

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Elvis rocks

Elvis rocksJames Wages, a.k.a. Elvis, rocked the crowd gathered on the downtown plaza in Mount Vernon on Saturday, June 12.

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Seabourne, Walker take top money at Youth Showcase

Seabourne, Walker take top money at Youth ShowcaseLaura Seabourne of Mount Pleasant and Sara Walker of Hopkins County took top honors at the annual Youth Showcase Concert. The event is sponsored annually by the Mount Vernon Music Association.

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