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Asay, Duenkel are Rotary Students for October

Tyler Duenkel and Rae AsayRae Asay and Tyler Duenkel were named the Rotary Students of the Month for October 2017 at Mount Vernon High School.

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Radican graduates from SFA

Wil RadicanWil Radican of Mount Vernon graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas on August 12, 2017 with a bachelor of business administration degree.

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Classes of ‘54 and ‘55 to meet

The Mount Vernon High School classes of 1954 and 1955 are planning a joint class reunion for Saturday, October 14. The event will be at the Texas Barbecue Corral.

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Silage awards

Jouwert Talsma presents awards to Sjouke Plantinga, Artie VanDieden, and Curt Krause.Jouwert Talsma presents awards to silage winners  at the annual Mount Vernon-Saltillo Young Farmers Hay Show on Saturday, October 7.

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Students benefit from music outreach

The season of Youth Outreach programs by Mount Vernon Music got off to a great startThe season of Youth Outreach programs by Mount Vernon Music got off to a great start late last month with performances for almost 700 students at two area elementary schools.

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Dad’s night planned at elementary school

Mount Vernon Elementary School will be the host for a special night for dads and their students starting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 17.

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Hula Hoop record

Ana Servin, a fourth grade student at Saltillo ISD, set a new school record for hula hooping.Ana Servin, a fourth grade student at Saltillo ISD, set a new school record for hula hooping. She broke the old record of 34 minutes and hooped for 64 minutes.

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Hay show awards

David Maxton presents awards to hay production winners Sjouke Plantinga, Kyle Humphrey, Mark SustaireDavid Maxton presents awards to hay production winners Sjouke Plantinga of Pleasant Hill Dairy, Kyle Humphrey of Humphrey and Humphrey Dairy, Mark Sustaire of Sustaire Dairy at the annual Mount Vernon-Saltillo Young Farmers Hay Show on Saturday, October 7.

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Hay Show Saturday

The annual Mount Vernon / Saltillo Young Farmer’s Hay Show will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, October 7 at the Young Farmers Livestock Pavilion on FM 115.

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