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Young Farmers Project Show raises more than $85,000

Eva Campbell helps her daughter, Julia, steady a milk bottle while Aidan Matthews holds the calf still during the suck bucket event at the annual Mount Vernon/Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project Show.Eva Campbell helps her daughter, Julia, steady a milk bottle while Aidan Matthews holds the calf still during the suck bucket event at the annual Mount Vernon/Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project Show.

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Certified food handler course set

The “Texas Food Establishment Rules (TFER)” revision now requires all food employees to complete an accredited food handlers training program within 60 days of employment.

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Retired teachers

Members of the Franklin County Retired Teachers AssociationMembers of the Franklin County Retired Teachers Association attended a tour and luncheon at the Franklin County Family Health Center on Tuesday, March 15. The group learned about the variety of health care services provided at the facility.

Tickets available for scholarship dinner

Tickets are available for the fifth annual Kerry Garmon Memorial Scholarship Dinner and Auction set for 6 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at the Saltillo gym, named in Mr. Garmon’s honor.

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League of Honor nods deadline soon

The deadline to nominate candidates for the 2016 Franklin County School’s League of Honor is Friday, April 1. This is the 14th year for the program, which honors outstanding graduates

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Velazquez published in state journal

Jessica VelazquezAn article written by Jessica Velazquez has been included in the 2016 issue of Touchstone, a journal published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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Natalie Oud and Jacob West are Rotary Students for March

Natalie Oud and Jacob WestNatalie Oud and Jacob West were named Rotary Students of the Month for March at Mount Vernon High School.

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FFA, 4H project show Saturday

More than 66 entries have been registered for the annual Mount Vernon / Saltillo Young Farmer Project Show. The event is this Saturday, April 2 at the Livestock Pavilion

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My very own book

Daeybrenna Timmons and Kevin Servin are excited to receive a book of “my very own.” Daeybrenna Timmons and Kevin Servin are excited to receive a book of “my very own.” The staff at the Mount Vernon Headstart has begun a new program in which each month students receive a book to help build a library at home.