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Paul Gilbert

Funeral services for Paul Dean Gilbert, age 81 of Fort Worth, formerly of Mount Vernon, were at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 at Mountain Valley Funeral Home.

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Eight file with Republican Party as candidates for office

Eight individuals have registered as candidates for county office with the Republican Party since filing opened Saturday, November 9. People who want to file as a candidate for the March primaries may do so between now and Monday, December 9.

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Mount Vernon junior varsity Lady Tiger place second at tournament

The Mount Vernon junior varsity Lady Tiger volleyball team finished second at the Paul Pewitt Tournament last week. The team beat Paul Pewitt 25-11 and 25-10 and beat Atlanta 25-21 and 25-20.

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Public Notice - Notice of Suddenlink Channel Change Mt Vernon - 11/14/2013

Effective December 17, 2013 the following channel changes will be made to the Advanced TV lineup.

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Lots of Gatorade

Mount Vernon Brookshire’s teamed up with their customers to donate almost 5,000 32 oz. Gatorade bottles to the Mount Vernon Volunteer Fire Department.The Mount Vernon Brookshire’s teamed up with their customers to donate almost 5,000 32 oz. Gatorade bottles to the Mount Vernon Volunteer Fire Department.

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Alamo contest winners infant through third grade

Alamo Mission Museum’s Halloween costume contest infant through third grade winnersWinners in the annual Alamo Mission Museum’s Halloween costume contest were chose on Saturday, October 26. In the infant through third grade division, first went to Konnor Bogue, followed by Bentlee Smith, Gracee West, Jaedyn Clayton, and Lindsey Morgan.

See You at the Pole

Approximately 60 students gathered at the Mount Vernon ISD flag pole on Wednesday, September 26 for the annual See You at the Pole event. Students led prayer and singing during the event and offered prayers for the school and fellow students.

Public Notice - City of Mount Vernon - 10/31/2013

The City Council of the City of Mount Vernon will conduct a public hearing at 6:30 p.m., November 12, 2013 in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 109 N Kaufman Street, Mount Vernon, Texas.

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Marching in

Mount Vernon Mighty Tiger Marching Band Drum Majors Jessica Velazquez and Marcus Hollingsworth lead the band onto the fieldMount Vernon Mighty Tiger Marching Band Drum Majors Jessica Velazquez and Marcus Hollingsworth lead the band onto the field for their first performance of the season. For more information, see the Sept. 5 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.