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CIS Christmas shop open this week

Families wanting to take the opportunity to shop the Community in Schools Christmas Store can do so from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. today, Thursday, December 12, or from 8 a.m. to noon Friday, December 13.

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NTCC scholarships awarded

Ten Northeast Texas Community College students from the Mount Vernon area have been awarded scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year.Ten Northeast Texas Community College students from the Mount Vernon area have been awarded scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Greenberg, Nellor are Rotary Students for November

Garrett Greenberg, Cameron NellorGarrett Greenberg and Cameron Nellor were named as the Rotary Students of the Month for November 2019 at Mount Vernon High School.

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Macy’s Thanksgiving parade

Jenna Wilkins, center, Morgan Mayes, at left, and Garrett Greenberg, at right.Mount Vernon High School cheer sponsor and science teacher Jenna Wilkins, center, is the head choreographer for a group of cheerleaders from around the country who will be performing in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade.

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Class of 1955 reunion

Members attending the class of 1955 reunion were Dean Sinclair, JoAnn Sides Turner, Betty Newsome Lightfoot, Lera Lawrence Owens, Morris Tinsley, James O’Neal, Dalton Banks, Robert Draper, Harold Lightfoot, Dan Raney, Charles Dyer, Glen Zachary, and Charles Kermit Horton. Sue Banks Bolin insetMembers attending the class of 1955 reunion were Dean Sinclair, JoAnn Sides Turner, Betty Newsome Lightfoot, Lera Lawrence Owens, Morris Tinsley, James O’Neal, Dalton Banks, Robert Draper, Harold Lightfoot, Dan Raney, Charles Dyer, Glen Zachary, and Charles Kermit Horton. Sue Banks Bolin inset.

Class of 1957 reunion

A group of 38 members of the Mount Vernon High School class of 1957 gathered for their 62 year reunionA group of 38 members of the Mount Vernon High School class of 1957 gathered for their 62 year reunion on Saturday, November 16 in the Century Room of Alliance Bank.

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Class of 1954 reunion

Members attending the Class of 1954 reunion, as shown in the acompanying photo, were Elaine Weatherford Adams,  Jean Weatherford Teague, Barbara Williams Tunnell,  James Cleatis Collins, George Turner, Ruby Davidson Hedgcoth, Bob Cody, Dee Wafford, Kenneth Bolin, and Donald Jumper.Members attending the Class of 1954 reunion, as shown in the acompanying photo, were Elaine Weatherford Adams,  Jean Weatherford Teague, Barbara Williams Tunnell,  James Cleatis Collins, George Turner, Ruby Davidson Hedgcoth, Bob Cody, Dee Wafford, Kenneth Bolin, and Donald Jumper.

Toy collections begin for Christmas

Toy collections have begun for the annual Christmas for All project. Communities in Schools oversees the project each year.

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Dad’s Night Out

Drew White tosses a football to varsity Tiger player Jack Floyd during Dad’s Night OutDrew White tosses a football to varsity Tiger player Jack Floyd during Dad’s Night Out at the Mount Vernon Elementary School Tuesday, October 15. More than 600 hot dogs were served during the event.