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Front porch concert

Mark and Ute Miller provided a free concert from their front porch on Tuesday, July 21.Mark and Ute Miller provided a free concert from their front porch on Tuesday, July 21. They performed a variety of music from classical to folk music for fans who were scattered across their front lawn on Kaufman St. in an effort to observe social distancing.

Children’s concert free Monday

Mount Vernon Music’s  (MVM) annual Children’s Concert will be a Facebook premiere at 10 a.m. Monday, June 8 on www.facebook.com/Mount Vernon Music.

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Skip Hughes to speak at writers organization

Multipublished author Skip Hughes will present “Why Fiction Authors Should Read Poetry” at the March 12 meeting of the Northeast Texas Writers Organization.

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Shakespeare Club officers installed

Mary Lou Russell-Mowery was installed as president for the Mount Vernon Shakespeare Club Club during April.

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White to speak at bi-monthly event

Matt WhiteMatt White will present the program “A Natural History of Northeast Texas” for the bi-monthly meeting of the Franklin County Historical Association on Monday evening, March 2, at the Mount Vernon Masonic Lodge.

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St. Clair Endowment awards

St. Clair Endowment checks were distributed to selected local organizations/groups by Mary Lou Mowery, far left, St. Clair Endowment checks were distributed to selected local organizations/groups by Mary Lou Mowery, far left, endowment administrator as treasurer of the Franklin County Historical Association.

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African wildlife art

Artist Jan Williams, center, talks with Cindy Kent about the artwork included in her African Wildlife Collection show.Artist Jan Williams, center, talks with Cindy Kent about the artwork included in her African Wildlife Collection show.

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Poetry, Coffee, Art event planned - Canceled

This event has been canceled organizer Linda Hammond said.

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Mardi Gras Crawl downtown Saturday

A Mardi Gras crawl has been planned for Saturday, February 22 by several downtown businesses.

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