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Velazquez named Presidential Scholar

Jessica VelazquezJessica Velazquez was one of eight students named as Presidential Scholars for the 2014-2015 academic year at Northeast Texas Community College.

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Fall carnival

Evan Reppond, age seven, throws the ball at the target to dunk elementary aide Dave RisnerEvan Reppond, age seven, throws the ball at the target to dunk elementary aide Dave Risner, known as “Mr. Dave” around the Mount Vernon Elementary School.

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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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1979 class reunion

front row, left to right, Donna Seay Powell, Lynn Jordan Bates, Renata  (Rene) Freeman Smith, Beni McNeese Campbell, Barbara Grieves, Debbie Donica Allen, back row: Liz Holt Sanders, Wade Powell, Don Banman, Linda Wafford Hammond, Eunice Benton Gaston, Tim Bass, Joe Justiss, Kristi Stinson Gore, Belinda Eagan Stewart.The Mount Vernon High School class of 1979 celebrated their 35th reunion at the Trey Deuce Domino Saloon on Saturday, October 18.

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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.

Neal, Sustaire to receive American FFA Degree

Chanda Neal, Garrett SustaireChanda Neal and Garrett Sustaire will receive the American FFA Degree award at the 87th National FFA Convention and Expo on Saturday, November 1.

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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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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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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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