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FFA members receive American FFA Degrees

James Stretcher, Marc BoekhorstJames Stretcher and Marc Boekhorst of Saltillo were awarded their American FFA Degree at the group’s national convention October 22 in Indianapolis. Both are 2015 graduates of Saltillo High School.

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Class of 1955 gathers for reunion

Mount Vernon High School class of 1955Sixteen members of the Mount Vernon High School class of 1955 met for a joint reunion with the class of 1954 at the Texas BBQ Corral on Saturday, Oct. 8. For a listing of those at the reunion, see the Oct. 20 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Pat Lindley takes top honors at Franklin County Hay Show

Pat Lindley, Jouwert Talsma for Brucht Mellema, and Jeff Kirby accept the first, second, and third place plaquesPat Lindley, Jouwert Talsma for Brucht Mellema, and Jeff Kirby accept the first, second, and third place plaques  for their samples in the 2016 Mount Vernon Saltillo Young Farmer Hay Show on Saturday, October 1.

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Tullis, O’Bier are Rotary Students for October

Hayley Tullis and Bryan O’BierHayley Tullis and Bryan O’Bier were named the Rotary Students of the Month for October 2016 at Mount Vernon High School.

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Cheer camp

The Mount Vernon High School cheerleaders were hosts for a cheer clinic at the school on Saturday, October 1.The Mount Vernon High School cheerleaders were hosts for a cheer clinic at the school on Saturday, October 1.

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Mount Vernon High School class of 1954 celebrates with reunion

Mount Vernon High School class of 1954The Mount Vernon High School class of 1954 met for a joint reunion with the class of 1955 at the Texas BBQ Corral on Saturday, October 8. Eleven members attended. For a listing of those at the reunion, see the October 20 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

Class of 1991 to meet

The Mount Vernon High School Class of 1991 will have their 25 year class reunion Saturday, October 8 in the barn at Padgett Farms beginning at 7 p.m.

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Dad’s night planned at elementary school

Mount Vernon Elementary School will be hosts for a special night for dads and their students from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18.

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Hay Show Saturday, October 1

The annual Mount Vernon / Saltillo Young Farmer’s Hay Show will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, October 1 at the Young Farmers Livestock Pavilion on FM 115.

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