Last updateFri, 18 Jan 2019 7pm

Back You are here: Home Features School


Turner earns masters degree

Blair L. TurnerBlair L. Turner received her masters of education degree from Angelo State University December 13. Miss Turner graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 2005.

Read more: Turner earns masters degree

Amnesty declared for school cupcakes

In his first official act as Commissioner of Agriculture for the State of Texas, Sid Miller Monday announced amnesty for cupcakes during a press conference in Austin.

Read more: Amnesty declared for school cupcakes

Mandatory broiler meeting called

A Mount Vernon - Saltillo Project Show meeting for broiler participants will be Monday, January 12 at 6 p.m. in the Mount Vernon High School Ag Building or at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, January 13 in the Saltillo Ag Building.

Read more: Mandatory broiler meeting called

Strickland, Rios are Rotary Students

Emma Strickland and Jeffrey RiosEmma Strickland and Jeffrey Rios were named the Rotary Students of the Month for January 2015 at Mount Vernon High School. For more information about these two outstanding students, see the January 15 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.

GED, ESL class orientation set

The Adult Education Department at Northeast Texas Community College will offer free General Education Development (GED) and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at various locations beginning in January.

Read more: GED, ESL class orientation set

Reeves on President’s List

Kailtyn ReevesKailtyn Reeves was listed on the President’s List at Texas A&M University - Commerce for the Fall 2014 semester. Miss Reeves is a senior at the university. She is majoring in psychology.

Read more: Reeves on President’s List

Velazquez graduates from A&M - Texarkana

Laurencio “Junior” Velazquez, JrLaurencio “Junior” Velazquez, Jr. of Mount Vernon was awarded a bachelor of business administration  in graduation ceremonies at Texas A&M University - Texarkana Saturday, December 13.

Read more: Velazquez graduates from A&M - Texarkana

Auringer on Dean’s List

Alyssa AuringerAlyssa Auringer was listed on the Dean’s List at Trinity Valley Community College for the Fall 2014 semester with a 4.0 grade point average. Miss Auringer is a sophomore at the college.

Read more: Auringer on Dean’s List

James inducted into Eta Zeta Chapter

Katelyn JamesKatelyn James was recently inducted into the Eta Zeta Chapter of the Kappa Delta Pi at Texas State University. She is a senior at TSU and plans to become a biology and anatomy teacher and to coach volleyball.

Read more: James inducted into Eta Zeta Chapter