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First day tears

Macy Alden decided that she did not want to stay for her first day of kindergarten at Mount Vernon Elementary School.Macy Alden decided that she did not want to stay for her first day of kindergarten at Mount Vernon Elementary School.

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Neal attends Washington Leadership Conference

Jocee NealJocee Neal, a senior at Mount Vernon High School, recently attended the 2015 Washington Leadership Conference (WLC). Miss Neal is an officer with the local FFA chapter and is also

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Saltillo students receive Lone Star FFA degrees

Kortne Wilson, Haylee Clover, Cheyenne Reynolds of the Saltillo FFA ChapterKortne Wilson, Haylee Clover, Cheyenne Reynolds of the Saltillo FFA Chapter, were awarded the Lone Star FFA Degree in at the 87th annual Texas FFA Convention.

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Celebrating with pie

T.K. Fountain and Endy Castanon share a laugh after she plastered his face with a whipped cream pie.T.K. Fountain and Endy Castanon share a laugh after she plastered his face with a whipped cream pie. Members of the Mighty Tiger Marching Band celebrated the end of marching camp on Friday, August 14.

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Bogue completes basic training

Navy Seaman Kasey Dale BogueNavy Seaman Kasey Dale Bogue, age 22, completed U.S. Navy basic training at Great Lakes, Ill. on May 12 and graduated as an E-2. He will attend school in Great Lakes through July.

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Mentoring training well attended

Volunteers complete paperwork at a training session for the Mount Vernon Cares mentoring projectA total of 42 people attended the Mount Vernon Cares mentor training sessions last week. The group was evenly split with 21 male and 21 female participants. Each of the volunteer adult mentors

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Minter receives AEP scholarship

Jessica Minter, at right, a 2015 graduate from Mount Vernon High School, recently received an AEP Education Award of $7,000.Jessica Minter, at right, a 2015 graduate from Mount Vernon High School, recently received an AEP Education Award of $7,000. She will receive the award over a three year period

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Dearing completes basic training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Heather D. Dearing graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Holt, Wood named to SFA Dean’s List

Kelby Holt and Ashlyn Woods of Mount Vernon were named to the Dean’s List of honor students at Stephen F. Austin State University for the spring semester.

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