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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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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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Class of ‘54 and ‘55 to meet

The Mount Vernon High School Classes of 1954 and 1955 are planning a joint class reunion for Saturday, October 11.   The event will be at the Texas Barbecue Corral.

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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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4-H awards

front row, MacKenzie Barley, Alyssa Blanton, Jada Henry, back row, Kaila McAnally, Marcus Siddens, and Hannah Penny.Several members of the Franklin County 4-H Club were recently honored with awards. Members recently attended the 4-H Club’s award ceremonies,

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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.

Class of 1994 plans reunion

Members of the Mount Vernon High School Class of 1994 will celebrate their 20th class reunion on Saturday, October 11. The celebration will be at the Trey Deuce Domino Saloon on CR SE 3010 at 6 p.m.

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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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Junior FFA members sought

Members of the Mount Vernon FFA are seeking Junior FFA members to be involved with the local organization.  An informational meeting and sign up event will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 9 in the Mount Vernon Agricultural Department.

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