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Free ice cream on the plaza

Ice cream sundaes will be served on the downtown plaza at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 29 as part of the Franklin County Library’s Summer Enrichment series.

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Library friends sponsor puppet show for kids

The Friends of the Franklin County Library will present a puppet show as part of their summer enrichment program for area children.

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Graphic designer to speak at writers’ meeting

Graphic Design Artist Luiz Sifuentes will present “Leveraging the Functionality of a Modern Website” at 6 p.m.  June 14, during the Northeast Texas Writers Organization meeting at Herschel’s Restaurant in Mount Pleasant.

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Second Saturday

Linda Sharpin leads a free yoga class, sponsored by the Mount Vernon Gym, on the plaza.Second Saturday on the square helped to bring lots of people downtown. Linda Sharpin leads a free yoga class, sponsored by the Mount Vernon Gym, on the plaza.

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World 42 tournament

Anna Grubbs of Como and Jane Culpepper of Pickton claimed first place in the World 42 Tournament in Mount VernonAnna Grubbs of Como and Jane Culpepper of Pickton claimed first place in the World 42 Tournament in Mount Vernon on Saturday, June 2.

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Sloan to sign book at Trey-Deuce

Wendel SloanMount Vernon native Wendel Sloan will sign copies of his book from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at Trey-Deuce Domino Saloon.

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Boots, Brew and Barbecue

Thomas, Mitchell, and Carrie Perren, and Lexi Sigler found a shady spot on the plaza to enjoy the fifth annual Boots, Brew and Barbecue event in downtown Mount VernonThomas, Mitchell, and Carrie Perren, and Lexi Sigler found a shady spot on the plaza to enjoy the fifth annual Boots, Brew and Barbecue event in downtown Mount Vernon on Saturday, June 2.

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Miss Mount Vernon pageant sign-up underway

Sign-up for the 50th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant recently began, said Heather Bales, pageant coordinator for the sponsoring Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.

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Children’s concert free Monday at music hall

Two fun-loving pups get into mischief before realizing they have to get home, and an unlikely foursome of animal friends set out to find a better life making music together in Mount Vernon Music’s annual Children’s Concert at 2 p.m. Monday, June 11, in the Mount Vernon Music Hall.

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