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Entries being sought for Hay Show Oct. 1

Entries are being accepted for the 2016 Mount Vernon / Saltillo Young Farmers Association Hay Show scheduled for Saturday, October 1. Entries for the show are $10 each.

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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 2017 are set for 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 Tuesday, August 23. The event will be from 7 to 8 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant.

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Homecoming Parade Monday

The annual Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally in downtown Mount Vernon has been scheduled for Monday, September 12.

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GED, ESL classes forming

The Adult Education Program at Northeast Texas Community College offers free GED and ESL (English as a Second Language) classes at a variety of convenient locations. For details about when and where registration and classes will be, see the August 4 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Excited about kindergarten

Yasmine Davila gives kindergarten teacher Christa Harrison a big hug during the Meet the Teacher eventYasmine Davila gives kindergarten teacher Christa Harrison a big hug during the Meet the Teacher event at Mount Vernon Elementary School on Thursday, August 18.

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Marching in step

Members of the Mighty Tiger Marching Band began band camp on Monday, August 1.Members of the Mighty Tiger Marching Band began band camp on Monday, August 1. Participating in the first day of practice were 83 students. Camp will continue through Friday, August 12.

Safety is stressed for drivers and pedestrians

Classes begin at area schools on Monday, August 22, and parents, drivers, and students are cautioned to be extra cautious in school zones and parking lots.

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Pre-register kindergarten students now

Parents are urged to pre-register their kindergarten and pre-kindergarten students now. The staff at Mount Vernon Elementary School is planning classes now and needs an accurate head count as soon as possible.

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