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Training complete

Army Private Paul DuvallArmy Private Paul Duvall graduated from the U.S. Army Infantry School at Fort Benning Ga. February 28. He completed an intensive 16 week program consisting of basic combat training and advanced individual training

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Huizinga on President’s List

Cole Huizinga was listed on the President’s List at Lubbock Christian University for the Fall 2013 semester. Mr. Huizinga is a junior studying Criminal Justice.

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Pet supplies gathered for animal shelter

Hailey Pingatore and Pam Greenberg coordinated the drive.Students at the Mount Vernon Intermediate School rallied to gather pet supplies for the Mount Vernon Animal Shelter. The project was coordinated by Hailey Pingatore, a fifth grader at MVIS.

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Storck completes basic training

Jason A. StorckAir Force Airman Jason A. Storck graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. He completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies,

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Garmon scholarship dinner, auction set

The third annual Kerry W. Garmon Memorial Scholarship Dinner and Auction is set for 6 p.m. in the gym on the Saltillo Independent School District campus.  The event helps to provide two $1,000 scholarships to deserving Saltillo High School graduating senior students. For more information, see the March 6 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Kindergarten Round Up is this week

The annual Pre-kindergarten and Kindergarten Round-Up event will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4 to 7 p.m.Thursday, March 20, and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, March 21 in the Elementary school library.

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Velazquez on A&M University Honor Roll

Laurencio “Junior” Velazquez, Jr. earned inclusion on the University Honor Roll at Texas A&M University - Texarkana. The honor was for outstanding academic performance during the fall 2013 semester at the university.

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Kindergarten Round-up set

The annual Pre-kindergarten and Kindergarten Round-Up has been set, and it is several weeks earlier than usual. The event will be from 9:00-2:00 and 4:00-7:00 on Thursday, March 20,

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Ramirez accepted at West Point

Johnny RamirezJohnny Ramirez has been accepted at West Point and will report there in July. He is the son of Juan and Bertha Ramirez and a 2010 graduate of Mount Vernon High School.

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