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Cravens receives nursing pin

Kelly Cravens, centerKelly Cravens, daughter of Carol Anders and the late Eddy Anders, accepted her pin as a Registered Nurse during the graduation ceremony from the School of Nursing, Northeast Texas Community College Saturday, May 10, 2014. For more details, see the May 15 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Class of 1951 reunion

Members of the MVHS Class of 1951 celebrated their 63rd reunion at the home of Steve and Tammy DeWolf  at Lake Cypress Springs.Members of the MVHS Class of 1951 celebrated their 63rd reunion at the home of Steve and Tammy DeWolf  at Lake Cypress Springs.

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Class of 1974 is planning a reunion

The Mount Vernon High School Class of 1974 is looking for contact information for eight of its 63 member class. The information is to be used in notifying these missing members of the class’ 40th year reunion.

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Prom night

Mount Vernon High School seniors and juniors continued the tradition of meeting on the downtown plazaMount Vernon High School seniors and juniors continued the tradition of meeting on the downtown plaza prior to embarking for Prom. This group paused for a photo before boarding their party bus.

Saltillo FFA Ag Mechanics team advances to state

Jeff Holter, James Stretcher, Marc Boekhorst, Tucker JohnsonJeff Holter, James Stretcher, Marc Boekhorst and Tucker Johnson are members of the Saltillo FFA Agricultural Mechanics Team that claimed first place out of 100 teams at the Area VI FFA Judging Contest

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NTCC cherry tree wins Best of Show

Emmanuel Rutledge and Crystal St. Clair of the  NTCC welding class proudly display their cherry tree.Approximately 60 people packed the Cultural Arts Center on Thursday, April 17 for an evening of poetry and visual art. The welding class at Northeast Texas Community College won Best of Show and a $250 check for their cherry tree constructed of metal including cherry blossoms.

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League of Honor nods deadline approaching

The deadline to nominate candidates for the 2014 Franklin County School’s League of Honor is fast approaching. This is the 12th year for the program, which honors outstanding graduates and employees of the Franklin County Schools.

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Dual language program meeting Tuesday

A second opportunity for parents of incoming Kindergarten age children to learn about the new Dual Language Two Way program will be Tuesday, April 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the elementary cafeteria.

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Class of 1951 sets annual reunion

The Mount Vernon High School class of 1951 reunion will be for Saturday, May 2. The event will be conducted at the lake home of Steve and Tammy DeWolf with Rex and Barbara Norris as hosts.

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