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Cheer Camp planned for October 19

The annual Cheer Camp at Mount Vernon ISD has been set for Saturday, October 19. The event will be conducted from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the school. The deadline for students to sign-up for the annual camp is Monday, October 7. For more information, see the September 26 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Parent Connection Night Monday

Mount Vernon Intermediate School has scheduled a Parent Connection Night for Monday, September 16. The meetings will consist of the grade level teachers updating the parents on expectations for the year and organizational methods. For more information, see the Sept. 12 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Valenzuela honored

Yesinia A. Valenzuela of Mount Vernon graduated from  Angelo State University on Friday, Aug. 9 in San Angelo, Tex., with a bachelors of science degree. For more information, see the Aug. 29 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Young farmer project show meetings Monday, Tuesday

Two mandatory meeting dates for students planning to participate in the steer, dairy heifer or goat categories of the Mount Vernon - Saltillo Young Farmer Project Show in March 2014 are set early next week.

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Kick off set for CHEMPA group

The annual Kick-Off Party for CHEMPA, the Christian Home Educators of the Mount Pleasant Area, will be Thursday, August 29. The event will be from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Dellwood Park pavilion

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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, Sept. 24

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Dental hygiene available at NTCC teaching clinic

The fall semester is about to start at Northeast Texas Community College. This means that dental hygiene students will be back in the clinic providing low-cost services to the community as of August 27.

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Turner receives doctorate

Jeffery E. TurnerJeffery E. Turner was awarded his doctorate of education administration during the summer commencement ceremony conducted on Saturday, Aug. 10 at Texas A&M University-Commerce. For more information, see the Aug. 29 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Prayer service set for school campuses

The Ministerial Alliance of Franklin County is sponsoring a community wide prayer service and prayer walk on Sunday evening, Aug. 25. This non-denominational event is for the entire community. For more details about the event, see the August 22 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.