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Broiler show meeting set

Two mandatory meeting dates for students planning to participate in the broiler category of the Mount Vernon - Saltillo Young Farmer Project Show in March 2021 have been set.

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Holiday Shop to open on MVISD campuses

The Parent-Teacher Organization’s annual Holiday Shop for Mount Vernon ISD students to purchase gifts for their families will be open the next two weeks.

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Humphrey Dairy takes top honors at Franklin County Hay Show

At left, Jouwert Talsma presents awards to hay show winners Kyle Humphrey, Hendrik Talsma, Arne Van Dieden, and Erwin Lageschaar.The Humphrey Dairy earned first place for their sample in the 2020 Mount Vernon Saltillo Young Farmer Hay Show on Saturday, Oct. 3.

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Donations needed for Christmas For All project

Donations of new and slightly used toys, books, clothing, shoes, and household items are needed  for the annual Christmas for All “Store.”

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Fishing team at Lake Fork

Pictured left to right are Connor Richards, Tallon Ramsay, Raif Ramsay, and Jack Skelton.The Mount Vernon fishing team competed in its first tournament of the year at Lake Fork Saturday, October 3. Of 94 teams, three local teams placed in the top half.

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First place

Destiny Barron and her heifer, Sammie, won first place in class at the Jack Cross Livestock Show in WinnsboroDestiny Barron and her heifer, Sammie, won first place in class at the Jack Cross Livestock Show in Winnsboro on Saturday, October 31.

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Saltillo Community Homecoming canceled

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Saltillo Community Homecoming committee made the decision to cancel the annual Community Homecoming.

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Minter named Commended Student

Benjamin MinterBenjamin Minter, a senior at Mount Vernon High School, has been named as a Commended Student in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program.

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Redar makes college football team

Xander RedarXander Redar, a freshman at the University of Tulsa, is a first year, walk-on member of the school’s Golden Hurricanes football team for the 2020 season.

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