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Petting a kangaroo

Aurora Talsma pets a Joey, baby kangaroo, during the Friends of the Franklin County Library Summer Enrichment Program AROO4UAurora Talsma pets a Joey, baby kangaroo, during the Friends of the Franklin County Library Summer Enrichment Program AROO4U on Friday, July 19.

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Meredith art reception

Michael Meredith takes a few minutes to visit with Bob Spearman, who brought a photo of himself and Billy Jack Meredith to share.Michael Meredith takes a few minutes to visit with Bob Spearman, who brought a photo of himself and Billy Jack Meredith to share.

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Meredith painting exhibit to open

A reception will kick off the opening of an exhibit of paintings by Don and Susan Meredith from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight, Thursday, July 18 at the Old Firestation Museum.

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Children’s art class planned

A painting class for children ages seven to 12 is being offered by the Franklin County Arts Alliance Tuesday, July 30.

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Reception to open student exhibit

A reception will kick off a show at the Franklin County Arts Alliance’s Gallery On Main at 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 12.

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Practice begins Monday for Miss Mount Vernon Pageant

Practices for the 51st annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant will begin Monday, July 29 and will continue nightly for two weeks.

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Annual Turtle Derby provides family fun

Alice Weaver encourages her turtle, Blackberry, to crawl faster during the Championship round at the annual Turtle DerbyAlice Weaver encourages her turtle, Blackberry, to crawl faster during the Championship round at the annual Turtle Derby at the Alamo Mission Museum Saturday, July 6.

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Featured artists

Jan Switzer, Efton Edwards, Deborah Larson, Velda WilliamsJan Switzer, Efton Edwards, Deborah Larson, Velda Williams, are the featured artists for the current art show on display at the Franklin County Arts Alliance’s Gallery on Main.

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Summer reading

Grace Henderson shows off a rocket ship she created during a recent session of the Franklin County Library’s Summer Reading program.Grace Henderson shows off a rocket ship she created during a recent session of the Franklin County Library’s Summer Reading program.

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