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2012 League of Honor nominations sought

Nominations are being sought for the 2012 Franklin County Schools League of Honor.

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Rosa Mendez honnored

Rosa Mendez honnoredRosa Mendez, an eighth grade student at Mount Vernon Junior High was a winner in a poster contest

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Preparing for show

Chris Harpold works to install tail lights on the utility trailerChris Harpold works to install tail lights on the utility trailer he is helping to build for San Antonio Project Show.

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Carr has purpose for haircut

Carr has purpose for haircutA trip to the beauty shop had a two-fold purpose for Mount Vernon High School senior Malori Carr.

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Mount Vernon ISD Early release

Mount Vernon ISD will release from school early on Monday, Feb. 27.

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Navy Recruits graduate

Navy Seaman Shale L. Lemons, brother of Daniel L. Wheeler and brother-in-law of Audra L. Wheeler of Winnsboro, and Navy Fireman Recruit Dustin W. Crosby, son of Regina R. Crouch of Scroggins and Winston H. Crosby, of Celeste, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. For more information, see the February 23 edition of the Optic-Herald.

Heart Awareness

Students at Mount Vernon Elementary School are currently raising money for Jump Rope for Heart and Hoop for Hearts

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Black History

Darlene Hatcher and Bobby Dunlap  talk to a group of fifth grade students about Black History.Darlene Hatcher and Bobby Dunlap visited Mount Vernon Intermediate School on Monday, Feb. 20 to talk to a group of fifth grade students about Black History.

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Blood drive at Mount Vernon High School Friday, Feb. 10

Students at Mount Vernon High School took part in a blood driveStudents at Mount Vernon High School took part in a blood drive on Friday, Feb. 10 at the school.

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