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Tickets available for scholarship dinner

Tickets are available for the fifth annual Kerry Garmon Memorial Scholarship Dinner and Auction set for 6 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at the Saltillo gym, named in Mr. Garmon’s honor.

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Velazquez published in state journal

Jessica VelazquezAn article written by Jessica Velazquez has been included in the 2016 issue of Touchstone, a journal published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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Natalie Oud and Jacob West are Rotary Students for March

Natalie Oud and Jacob WestNatalie Oud and Jacob West were named Rotary Students of the Month for March at Mount Vernon High School.

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FFA, 4H project show Saturday

More than 66 entries have been registered for the annual Mount Vernon / Saltillo Young Farmer Project Show. The event is this Saturday, April 2 at the Livestock Pavilion

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My very own book

Daeybrenna Timmons and Kevin Servin are excited to receive a book of “my very own.” Daeybrenna Timmons and Kevin Servin are excited to receive a book of “my very own.” The staff at the Mount Vernon Headstart has begun a new program in which each month students receive a book to help build a library at home.

Retired teachers

Members of the Franklin County Retired Teachers AssociationMembers of the Franklin County Retired Teachers Association attended a tour and luncheon at the Franklin County Family Health Center on Tuesday, March 15. The group learned about the variety of health care services provided at the facility.

Kindergarten Round-Up is early this year

The annual Pre-kindergarten and Kindergarten Round-Up has been set several weeks earlier than usual this year at Mount Vernon Elementary School.

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League of Honor nods deadline soon

The deadline to nominate candidates for the 2016 Franklin County School’s League of Honor is Friday, April 1. This is the 14th year for the program, which honors outstanding graduates

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President’s, Dean’s lists announced

Brittany Everett, Ivan Domine, Alexa MarquartThree local residents, Brittany Everett, Ivan Domine, and Alexa Marquart were among those earning academic honors through their studies at the University of Texas at Tyler for the 2015 fall semester. See the March 3 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more information.