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Region 8 Education Center recognizes employees

Employees honored by Region 8 Education CenterBoard members and employees of Region 8 Education Service Center who have tenure in increments of five years were recognized at the annual Employee Appreciation Breakfast

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Class of 2005 plans 10 year reunion

The Mount Vernon High School graduating Class of 2005 is planning a 10 year reunion for Friday and Saturday, October 16 and 17. The group will be attending the football game between

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School supply donation

Texas American Bank employees, Bethany Blankenship, at left, and Megan Sargent, at right, present a check to Saltillo Elementary Principal Tim LaneTexas American Bank employees, Bethany Blankenship, at left, and Megan Sargent, at right, present a check to Saltillo Elementary Principal Tim Lane for $610 for school supplies to help local teachers provide supplies for children who start school without the needed items.

Foundation sets annual benefit dinner, auction

The Sulphur Bluff Scholarship Foundation (SBSF) has scheduled their annual fund raising event for 6 p.m. Saturday, September 26 at Sulphur Bluff ISD. Both beef and chicken stew and chili

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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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Seawright, Rogers are Rotary Students for September

Jamie Seawright and Kent RogersJamie Seawright and Kent Rogers were named the Rotary Students of the Month for September 2015 at Mount Vernon High School. See the September 10 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more information about these outstanding students.

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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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 2016

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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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