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Meredith Majors crowned 2014 Homecoming Queen

Meredith Majors is crowned by the  2013 Homecoming Queen Kristin Decker.Meredith Majors was crowned the 2014 Homecoming Queen during pre-game ceremonies on Friday, September 5 at Don Meredith Stadium.

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High school announces homecoming queen nominees

Homecoming nominees for 2014 are front row, Kristen Blase, Jacey Wilhite, Meredith Majors, and Emma Strickland. Duchesses are Natalie Oud, Emily Olivas, and Rae Asay.Mount Vernon High School Homecoming Queen nominees and their court for 2014 were announced Wednesday, August 27 at the high school.

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Homecoming Parade Monday

The annual Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally in downtown Mount Vernon is scheduled for Monday, September 1. Anyone interested in entering a float in the parade should contact Jenna Wilkins at the school at 903-537-3700, ext. 5506 and leave a message.

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Carter, Fleming, Wright to be inducted into school’s League of Honor

Patricia Wright, Millard Fleming, Eula CarterA group of three former students and employees make up the 2014 class of inductees into the Franklin County League of Honor. Millard Fleming, Eula Carter, and Patricia Wright will be honored during ceremonies on Friday, September 5.

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Eight new faces join Sulphur Bluff ISD staff

A total of 7 new staff members, and one returning administrator, were welcomed at Sulphur Bluff ISD this week. Mount Vernon’s Dustin Carr will serve as the district’s Interim Superintendent and as the High School Principal.

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School board sets tax rate at $1.24874

The Mount Vernon School Board adopted a total tax ordinance of $1.24874 for 2014 in a special called meeting on Monday, August 25. That means a person with a $100,000 home will be assessed  $1,249 in school taxes.

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Meet the Teacher

Kindergarten teacher Traci Stuart greets the Davis family during the Meet the Teacher eventKindergarten teacher Traci Stuart greets the Davis family during the Meet the Teacher event on Wednesday, August 20. Jaxon, far right, will be in her class.

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Meet the Tigers

A total of 38 cheerleaders from the varsity, junior varsity, and junior high squads combined for a cheer stuntA total of 38 cheerleaders from the varsity, junior varsity, and junior high squads combined for a cheer stunt during the annual Meet the Tigers event at Don Meredith Stadium on Saturday, August 23.

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Saltillo welcomes five new teachers

Saltillo ISD welcomed five new teachers last week for their 2014-15 school year. Corrie Byrd of Mount Vernon will join the high school team. He will teach physics, IPC science, biology, and finance.

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