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Veterans program at school Monday

Members of the the Student Council at Mount Vernon High School will be hosts for a Veterans Day program at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, November 12 in the new gymnasium at the school.

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Class of 1957 reunion

Members of the Mount Vernon High School class of 1957Members of the Mount Vernon High School class of 1957 recently gathered for a reunion in the Century Room on Kaufman St.

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Class reunion

MVHS class of 1958It was a weekend full of reunions in Mount Vernon with several Mount Vernon High School graduating classes coming together. The MVHS class of 1958 met Saturday afternoon in the Community Room at the First Baptist Church.

Fall carnival

Emerie Dunlap uses a broom to push a pumpkin around during a game at the MVISD PTO carnivalEmerie Dunlap uses a broom to push a pumpkin around during a game at the MVISD PTO carnival Saturday, October 20.

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End Polio Now

Middle school students crowd around Lynda Ell to show off their Purple pinkies and other digits.Middle school students crowd around Lynda Ell to show off their Purple pinkies and other digits. The kids had the opportunity to make a donation to the Rotary Club’s End Polio Now effort and get their pinkie fingers painted purple the same as children in third world countries do when receiving the polio vaccine.

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Classes have joint reunion

Class of 1954The Mount Vernon High School classes of 1954, ten members, and 1955, 15 members, met for a joint reunion at the Texas BBQ Corral on Saturday, October 13.

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Baird, Burton are Rotary Students for October

Ayla Burton, Brian BairdAyla Burton and Brian Baird were named as the Rotary Students of the Month for October 2018 at Mount Vernon High School. Both students are seniors.

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Dad’s Night Out

Jace Stone and his dad Justin attempt to make a tower with wooden sticks and marshmallowsJace Stone and his dad Justin attempt to make a tower with wooden sticks and marshmallows at the annual Dad’s Night Out at the Mount Vernon Elementary School.

Talsma Dairy takes top honors at Franklin County Hay Show

David Maxton and Jouwert Talsma presents awards to hay show winners Hendrik Talsma of Talsma Dairy and Auke Plantinga of Pleasant Hill Dairy.The Talsma Dairy earned the top places for their samples in the 2018 Mount Vernon Saltillo Young Farmer Hay Show on Saturday, October 6. The top 20 hay samples were auctioned earning $7,150.

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