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Sims, Mitchell are Rotary Students for November

Zach Mitchell, Lindsey Radford SimsLindsey Radford Sims and Zach Mitchell were named as the Rotary Students of the Month for November 2017 at Mount Vernon High School.

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Miller completes basic training

Tiffany S. MillerU.S. Air Force Airman Tiffany S. Miller graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Radican graduates from SFA

Wil RadicanWil Radican of Mount Vernon graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas on August 12, 2017 with a bachelor of business administration degree.

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Class of 1955 meets for a reunion

oAnn Sides Turner, Lera Lawrence Owens, Betty Newsome Lightfoot, Harold Lightfoot, Max Newsome, Morris Tinsley, Glen Zachary, Ann Hughes Stevens, Virginia Douglas Wilson, Dalton Banks, Robert Draper, Charles Dyer, Dean Sinclair, Bobby Tinsley and Sue Banks Bolin.Fifteen members of the Mount Vernon High School Class of 1955 joined together for a reunion on Saturday, Oct 14.

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Silage awards

Jouwert Talsma presents awards to Sjouke Plantinga, Artie VanDieden, and Curt Krause.Jouwert Talsma presents awards to silage winners  at the annual Mount Vernon-Saltillo Young Farmers Hay Show on Saturday, October 7.

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Class of 1954 meets for a reunion

George Turner, Kenneth Bolin, Dee Wafford, Neal Moore, Barbara Williams Tunnell, Elaine Weatherford Adams, Jean Weatherford Teague, Ruby Davidson Hedgcoth and Bob Cody George Turner, Kenneth Bolin, Dee Wafford, Neal Moore, Barbara Williams Tunnell, Elaine Weatherford Adams, Jean Weatherford Teague, Ruby Davidson Hedgcoth and Bob Cody attended the Mount Vernon High School Class of 1954 reunion on Saturday, October 14. Read more about this meeting in the October 26 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Dad’s night planned at elementary school

Mount Vernon Elementary School will be the host for a special night for dads and their students starting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 17.

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Asay, Duenkel are Rotary Students for October

Tyler Duenkel and Rae AsayRae Asay and Tyler Duenkel were named the Rotary Students of the Month for October 2017 at Mount Vernon High School.

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Hay show awards

David Maxton presents awards to hay production winners Sjouke Plantinga, Kyle Humphrey, Mark SustaireDavid Maxton presents awards to hay production winners Sjouke Plantinga of Pleasant Hill Dairy, Kyle Humphrey of Humphrey and Humphrey Dairy, Mark Sustaire of Sustaire Dairy at the annual Mount Vernon-Saltillo Young Farmers Hay Show on Saturday, October 7.

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