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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.

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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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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Sulphur Bluff Beta Club going to nationals

Sulphur Bluff Beta Club going to nationalsThe Sulphur Bluff Beta Club is planning to travel to Greensboro, N. C., in June to attend the National Beta Club convention.

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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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Mount Vernon FFA prepares to exhibit seven projects at San Antonio Ag Mechanics Show

Mount Vernon FFAMembers of the Mount Vernon FFA have been working tirelessly the past few months to prepare their projects to exhibit

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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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Valentine’s Day

Members of the Mount Vernon FCCLA made paper roses Members of the Mount Vernon FCCLA made paper roses and Valentine cards for residents at Mission Manor Nursing Home

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