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Booster club to meet

Members of the Mount Vernon ISD Athletic Booster Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 25 in the foyer of the new Tiger gym.

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Alphin named to Dean’s List

Jace Alphin was named to the College of the Ozarks spring 2016 Dean’s List. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must maintain a 3.6 minimum grade point average during the semester and carry at least 15 credit hours.

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Heifer validation

Dr. Bishop Curry, at right, presents a certificate of validation to 4-H member Katie Fraze, center, and her Brahman beef heifer, Lady.Dr. Bishop Curry, at right, presents a certificate of validation to 4-H member Katie Fraze, center, and her Brahman beef heifer, Lady.

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Clothes closet seeking donations

The Community Clothes Closet is seeking donations of gently used, school appropriate clothing for ages preschool to high school for the 2016-2017 school year.

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Music scholarship awards announced to area students

The Mount Vernon Music Betty Whitlock Scholarship fund provided $3,000 in scholarships in 2016, ranging from $500 to $50, to 17 students to help further their study and training in their respective fields of music.

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Certified food handler course set

A two-hour certified food handlers course will be offered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on Tuesday, July 19.

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Bell, Fountain receive Heritage Scholarship

Elexis Fountain receives her scholarship from Jamaal Hargrave.Elexis Fountain receives her scholarship from Jamaal Hargrave. She and Destiny Bell were announced as recipients of $500 Heritage Scholarships from the Black Onyx Club at the organization’s annual banquet Saturday evening, June 18 at the Cultural Arts Center.

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Oustanding Citizen Award presented

Daliana Latortue, third from right,  receives the Outstanding citizen AwardDaliana Latortue, a student at Mount Vernon Elementary School, received the Outstanding Citizenship Award and Pin from the Texas Society of the Sons of the American Revolution,

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Easley-Giraldo earns doctorate

Terri Easley-GiraldoTerri Easley-Giraldo received her PhD in communication studies from the University of Kansas during a doctoral hooding ceremony on Saturday, May 14.

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