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A&M - Commerce homecoming set

Texas A&M University-Commerce is celebrating 125 years of tradition at this year’s homecoming on Saturday, November 1. The university faculty, staff and students, as well as alumni and community members, are invited to homecoming events beginning on Friday, October 31.

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High school class of 1956 has reunion

Mount Vernon High School graduating class of 1956The Mount Vernon High School graduating class of 1956 gathered for a reunion during the weekend of CountryFest. The group met at MiCasita on Friday, October 10,

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Class of 1964 plans reunion

The Mount Vernon High School Class of 1964 will be celebrating their 50th reunion during CountryFest weekend. Events are planned on Friday night, Saturday during CountryFest,

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Breast cancer awareness

Tobi Valenzuela and Kelsey Shilling from Studio 9 came to Saltillo ISDTobi Valenzuela and Kelsey Shilling from Studio 9 came to Saltillo ISD on Tuesday, October 14, to do pink hair extensions for Breast Cancer Awareness month. The school raised $415 for Breast Cancer Awareness.

Hay Show Saturday

The annual Mount Vernon / Saltillo Young Farmer’s Hay Show will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, October 4 at the Young Farmers Livestock Pavilion on FM 115.

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NTCC to offer Creative Writing 101

Northeast Texas Community College will be offering Creative Writing 101 at the Downtown Center in Mount Pleasant at the old high school on Riddle St.

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Majors, Auringer are Rotary Students for September

Meredith Majors and Zach AuringerMeredith Majors and Zach Auringer were named the Rotary Students of the Month for September 2014 at Mount Vernon High School. For more details about these outstanding students, see the September 25 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Several class reunions planned this weekend

Several graduating classes of Mount Vernon High School have planned reunions around the annual CountryFest celebration for Friday and Saturday, October 10 and 11.

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Trio featured at All Region Jazz Band

Mount Vernon students with Region Jazz  Band clinician and conductor, Marc EasleyThree members of the Mount Vernon High School Band were featured performers at the annual All-Region Jazz Band Concert at the Gilmer High school Auditorium on Saturday, September 20.

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