From staff reports
The annual Taste of Talent vocal competition presented by the Franklin Fine Arts Council begins at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Bandstand Park.
The performances will continue on Wednesday evenings through July 28. The semifinals will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, and the finals will take place at 4 p.m. following A Taste of Franklin on Sunday, Aug. 8.
Contestants include Ian Best of Seneca, Jordan Boughner of Tallmadge, Ohio, Jacob Burris of Oil City, Tim Craver of Franklin, Michael Drzewiecki of Cranberry, Kaylene Dunkle of Franklin, Ruth Herrick of Greenville, Reagan Lashinsky of Oil City, Scott Gressley of Kennerdell, Courtney McBride of Pleasant Unity, Kaleb Ohmer of Franklin and Brianna Schwab of Sligo.