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Cheer clinic

Mount Vernon High School cheer squads taught 119 would be cheerleaders several cheers and chants during a clinic in the Elementary gymMount Vernon High School cheer squads taught 119 would be cheerleaders several cheers and chants during a clinic in the Elementary gym on Saturday, September 19.

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Class plans 55th reunion

The 55th year reunion for the Mount Vernon High School class of 1960 is being planned by local members for Saturday, November 7. Updated information is needed for members of the class,

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Foundation sets annual benefit dinner, auction

The Sulphur Bluff Scholarship Foundation (SBSF) has scheduled their annual fund raising event for 6 p.m. Saturday, September 26 at Sulphur Bluff ISD. Both beef and chicken stew and chili

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Hay show entry deadline Friday

The deadline for hay samples to be analyzed for the 2015 Mount Vernon / Saltillo Young Farmers Association Hay Show is Friday, September 18. No samples will be accepted after the deadline.

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Seawright, Rogers are Rotary Students for September

Jamie Seawright and Kent RogersJamie Seawright and Kent Rogers were named the Rotary Students of the Month for September 2015 at Mount Vernon High School. See the September 10 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more information about these outstanding students.

Region 8 Education Center recognizes employees

Employees honored by Region 8 Education CenterBoard members and employees of Region 8 Education Service Center who have tenure in increments of five years were recognized at the annual Employee Appreciation Breakfast

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Young farmer project show meetings Monday, Tuesday

Two mandatory meeting dates for students planning to participate in the steer, dairy heifer or goat categories of the Mount Vernon - Saltillo Young Farmer Project Show in March 2016

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Class of 2005 plans 10 year reunion

The Mount Vernon High School graduating Class of 2005 is planning a 10 year reunion for Friday and Saturday, October 16 and 17. The group will be attending the football game between

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School supply donation

Texas American Bank employees, Bethany Blankenship, at left, and Megan Sargent, at right, present a check to Saltillo Elementary Principal Tim LaneTexas American Bank employees, Bethany Blankenship, at left, and Megan Sargent, at right, present a check to Saltillo Elementary Principal Tim Lane for $610 for school supplies to help local teachers provide supplies for children who start school without the needed items.