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Boots, Brew & BBQ

Couples dance as Dub and the Luv Machines play some toe-tapping musicCouples dance as Dub and the Luv Machines play some toe-tapping music during the sixth annual Boots, Brew and Barbecue event Saturday, June 1.

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Boots, Brew & BBQ set Satuday night

The sixth annual Boots, Brew & Barbecue event will be from 7 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1 in downtown Mount Vernon.

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Registration open for Summer Reading Program

Registration for the Franklin County Library’s Summer Reading Program is now open. “A Universe of Stories” is the theme of the program for children ages four through 12.

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Wind Synergy concert Saturday evening

Mount Vernon Music will present Wind Synergy, a concert of music for wind instruments and piano at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1, in Mount Vernon Music Hall.

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Wallace Nutting photos on display at library

A collection of Wallace Nutting photos owned by Library patrons David Hadlock and Richard WilliamsA collection of Wallace Nutting photos owned by Library patrons David Hadlock and Richard Williams is on display at the Franklin County Library during May and part of June. For more details see the May 9 edition of the Optic-Herald

Championship 42 tourney set

The 42 World Championship tournament will be played in Franklin County this weekend. The event will feature 42 players from across the State of Texas.

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Miss Mount Vernon pageant sign-up begins

Sign-up for the 51st annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant will begin May 15, according to Heather Bales, pageant coordinator for the sponsoring Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.

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Reception to open Cook exhibit

Ginger Sisco CookA reception will kick off a show at the Franklin County Arts Alliance’s Gallery On Main at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 31.

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Fashion show

Sue Barker, center, models a fashionable blouse, jeans, and boots for wear on the ranch or a causal dinner.Sue Barker, center, models a fashionable blouse, jeans, and boots for wear on the ranch or a causal dinner.

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