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Creating a sundae

Dayne Carr adds a scoop of ice cream atop the head of elementary music teacher Tina Carter Dayne Carr adds a scoop of ice cream atop the head of elementary music teacher Tina Carter at the school’s Heart Rally celebrating raising funds for the American Heart Association.

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Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest

Mount Vernon Junior High School student Peyton Steen claimed third place in the District Patriot’s Pen Essay contestMount Vernon Junior High School student Peyton Steen claimed third place in the District Patriot’s Pen Essay contest and was awarded a $400 scholarship.

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Black History Month scholarship announced

In honor of Black History Month, Brookshire’s is introducing the “Because History Matters” scholarship program, which will provide tuition assistance to high school seniors planning to attend college in the fall.

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Macias, McGill and Minter are Rotary Students for February

Adonis McGill, Julia Minter, Francisco MaciasAdonis McGill, Julia Minter and Francisco Macias were selected as the Rotary Students of the Month for February.

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Meetings for project show broilers set

Next week there will be a mandatory meeting in order to be able to show broilers at the Young Farmer Project Show on April 1st.

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Charlie and Abbie Brown Memorial Scholarship established

The Northeast Texas Community College Foundation recently received a $100,000 gift to establish the Charlie and Abbie Brown Memorial Scholarship.

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Hollingsworth earns academic honors

Kara R. Hollingsworth of Mount Vernon was among the more than 3,900 Baylor University students named to the Dean’s Academic Honor Roll for the 2016 fall semester.

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Voice of Democracy

Mount Vernon High School junior Rae Asay, center,  claimed third place in the District Voice of Democracy contest and was awarded a $400 scholarship.Mount Vernon High School junior Rae Asay, center,  claimed third place in the District Voice of Democracy contest and was awarded a $400 scholarship.

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Student of the Month

Hylke Talsma, center, receives the Student of the Month award from Loan Officer Tom Miller and Branch Manager Kody Cox of Texas Farm Credit in Sulphur Springs.Hylke Talsma, center, receives the Student of the Month award from Loan Officer Tom Miller and Branch Manager Kody Cox of Texas Farm Credit in Sulphur Springs.

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