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Talsma receives State FFA scholarship

Hylke Talsma of Franklin County was awarded a $20,000 Texas FFA 2017 Scholarship at the 89th annual Texas State FFA ConventionHylke Talsma of Franklin County was awarded a $20,000 Texas FFA 2017 Scholarship at the 89th annual Texas State FFA Convention in Corpus Christi July 10-14.

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Rutledge graduates

Maitland RutledgeMaitland Rutledge graduated Cum Laude from Texas Tech University May 20, 2017 with a bachelor of science degree.

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Alphin graduates

Jace Alphin of Mount Vernon graduated from College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, Missouri, during the 2017 commencement exercises on May 7, 2017.

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Clothes closet seeking donations

The Community Clothes Closet is seeking donations of gently used, school appropriate clothing for ages preschool to high school for the 2016-2017 school year.

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Seniors receive Heritage Scholarships

Black Onyx Club Heritage Scholarship winnersFour Mount Vernon High School graduating seniors were awarded Heritage Scholarships during the Black Onyx Club’s annual banquet on Friday, June 9 at the Cultural Arts Center.

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Chitsey receives scholarship

Jordan ChitseyJordan Chitsey, a 2017 graduate of Mount Vernon High School, has been selected to receive the Blue and Gold Scholarship from Southern Arkansas University (SAU) beginning in the 2017-18 academic year.

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Heritage scholarship dinner Friday

The tenth annual Heritage Scholarship Banquet, honoring the black heritage graduates of the 2017 Mount Vernon High School graduating class and those currently in college, will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 9 in the Cultural Arts Center, 100 Rusk St.

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Spring President’s and Dean’s Lists announced

Tyler Junior College has recognized 1,350 students named to the president’s and dean’s lists for their academic excellence during the spring 2017 semester.

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SMG Barrett to speak at 10th Black Heritage Scholarship dinner

Sergeant Major Richard Darrell BarrettSergeant Major Richard Darrell Barrett, U.S. Army (Retired) will be the guest speaker for the 10th annual Black Heritage Scholarship Dinner.

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