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Blood drive at the high school Monday

Members of HOSA, a student organization for future health care professionals, will be hosts for a blood drive in the Mount Vernon High School library from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, January 22.

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Whitfield named to Dean’s List

Madison WhitfieldMadison Whitfield of Scroggins was named to the Fall 2017 Dean’s List at LeTourneau University in Longview.

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Scholarships awarded

These Northeast Texas Community College students from the Mount Vernon area have been awarded scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year.These Northeast Texas Community College students from the Mount Vernon area have been awarded scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year.

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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 2018 have been set.

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CIS Christmas Store

State Representative Gary VanDeaver visits with Community In Schools (CIS) Director Laura Lambert and Coordinator Amy FordState Representative Gary VanDeaver visits with Community In Schools (CIS) Director Laura Lambert and Coordinator Amy Ford.

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Dictionaries presented at MVES

Wayne Thames and Nathan Reves of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club presented a set of two dictionaries (English and English/Spanish) to more than 100 third grade students at the Mount Vernon Elementary SchoolWayne Thames and Nathan Reves of the Mount Vernon Rotary Club presented a set of two dictionaries (English and English/Spanish) to more than 100 third grade students at the Mount Vernon Elementary School Wednesday, December 20 as part of their annual support of education in the community.

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Locals earn nursing degrees

Two local residents were among the 405 graduates of the College of Nursing And Health Sciences recognized at the University of Tyler’s Fall  2017 Commencement ceremonies on Dec. 15 and 16, 2017.

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GED, ESL classes forming

The Adult Education Department at Northeast Texas Community College is accepting new and returning students for its General Educational Development (GED) and English as a Second Language (ESL) programs.

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Champion heifer

Destiny Barron and her heifer, ValeriaDestiny Barron and her heifer, Valeria, won First in Class and Reserve Breed Champion at the Chapel Hill livestock show in Mount Pleasant. She is a member of the Franklin County 4-H and the Mount Vernon Junior FFA.