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Byars is new artist at Gallery On Main

The works of Kristine Byars are among the latest additions at the Franklin County Arts Alliance’s Gallery On Main.The works of Kristine Byars are among the latest additions at the Franklin County Arts Alliance’s Gallery On Main.

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Whatley Center announces 2018-19 entertainment series

The Whatley Center for the Performing Arts at Northeast Texas Community College recently announced its 2018-2019 entertainment lineup.

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Robertson to speak at writers’ meeting

Paul Roberson will  present “The Multiverse Project,” at the monthly meeting of Northeast Texas Writers Organization at 6 p.m. Thursday, August 9, at Herschel’s Restaurant in Mount Pleasant.

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Rodeo and parade set for Labor Day Weekend

Members of the Sheriff’s Posse of Franklin County will be hosts for the annual Labor Day Weekend Rodeo on Saturday and Sunday, September 1 and 2.

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Choreography

Students learned several dances during the Follies Boot Camp at the Cultural Arts CenterStudents learned several dances during the Follies Boot Camp at the Cultural Arts Center last week.

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Art show

Audrey Norman, second from right, is joined by her family members Jason and Lauren Lewis and Debbie and David Norman in front of one of her largest pieces of paper art Audrey Norman, second from right, is joined by her family members Jason and Lauren Lewis and Debbie and David Norman in front of one of her largest pieces of paper art during the first show in the new Franklin County Arts Alliance gallery Saturday, August 4.

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Pageant practice begins Monday

Practices for the 50th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant will begin Monday, July 30 and will continue nightly for two weeks.

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Chamber to celebrate Miss Mount Vernon pageant’s Golden Anniversary

Contestants in the Miss, Junior Miss, and Young Miss divisions of the Miss Mount Vernon PageantThe Franklin County Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating the Golden Anniversary of the Miss Mount Vernon Pageant on Friday and Saturday nights.

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Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass Band featured for music Gala

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass BandIt has been two years since they played locally, and now Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass Band is coming back to kick off Mount Vernon Music’s (MVM) thirteenth season’s Gala on Saturday, Aug. 25

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