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Gibson provides fused glass demonstration

Georgia Gibson, at left, leads a discussion about the art of fused glass at the JBoyd Art StudioGeorgia Gibson, at left, leads a discussion about the art of fused glass at the JBoyd Art Studio on Saturday, February 24.

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Donkey basketball event Monday

A donkey basketball game has been planned for 6 p.m. Monday, March 5, in the Mount Vernon ISD Junior High Gym.

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Year of the Dog to be celebrated Saturday

Celebrating the Year of the Dog, the second annual Lunar New Year festival will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 17 on the downtown Mount Vernon square in front of KenSal’s Cuckoo Nest.

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Coffee house, open mic, art exhibit Saturday

Members of the Franklin County Arts Alliance and Lake Country Roasters will team up to be hosts for a three part event on Saturday, March 25.

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Lathan to speak at writers meeting

Multi-published author Delia Latham will present “Let’s Get Romantic” at 6 p.m. Thursday, February 8 during the Northeast Texas Writers Organization meeting at the Franklin County Cultural Arts Center.

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Baroque Con Brio concert Saturday evening

The grace, grandeur and order of the Baroque Era are alive and well in Mount Vernon Music’s upcoming program of chamber sonatas by Italian and German masters at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 3, in Mount Vernon Music Hall.

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Reception for photo exhibit at Old Firestation Museum

Hudson Old with one of his many Mount Vernon  photos on display at the Old Firestation Museum.Through 25 years of traveling the highways and bi-ways of East Texas, Hudson Old has collected thousands of photographs.

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Fused glass demo Saturday

A fused glass demonstration will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, February 24 at the JBoyd Art Studio on Hwy. 37 at the intersection with FM 21.

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Capers, Pamplin win writing contest

Frankie Hambrick Capers and Jean PamplinTwo local authors, Frankie Hambrick Capers and Jean Pamplin, were announced as the winners in the Northeast Texas Writing Organization’s non-fiction writing contest.

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