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Lions Club founds scholarship

The Lions Club of Mount Vernon voted unanimously last week to establish a scholarship program for graduating Mount Vernon High School seniors

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Talsma makes sweep of awards in Dairy Heifer competition

Hylke Talsma showed the Grand Champion Dairy Heifer at the annual Mount Vernon/Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project ShowHylke Talsma, son of Hendrik and Jantsje Talsma, showed the Grand Champion Dairy Heifer at the annual Mount Vernon/Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project Show on Saturday, April 1 for the second year running.

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Horticulture class plant sale Saturday

The horticulture class at Mount Vernon High School will have their annual plant sale on Saturday, April 8.

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Prom 2017

Emily Olivas, Barnabus Hughes, My’Shaila Stanton, Kasey Cannaday, Riley Keys, Bailey Floyd, Jocelyn Tidwell, and Dylan Rogers are ready to board a limousineEmily Olivas, Barnabus Hughes, My’Shaila Stanton, Kasey Cannaday, Riley Keys, Bailey Floyd, Jocelyn Tidwell, and Dylan Rogers are ready to board a limousine for a night full of fun.

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Hylke Talsma shows top Ag Mechanics project

Competitors at the 2017 annual Mount Vernon/Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project Show on Saturday, April 1.Hylke Talsma, son of Hendrik and Jantsje Talsma, showed the first place project at the annual Mount Vernon/Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project Show on Saturday, April 1.

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Van Dieden wins broiler show

Anthony Van Dieden showed the Grand Champion Broilers,Anthony Van Dieden and Marcus Siddens showed the Grand Champion  and Reserve Champion Broilers, respectively, at the Mount Vernon/Saltillo FFA and 4-H Project Show on Saturday, April 1.

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Circling the chickens

Broiler judge Bennie Whitworth had the exhibitors of the top four broiler pens form a circle around him to help decide in which order they should be placed.Broiler judge Bennie Whitworth had the exhibitors of the top four broiler pens form a circle around him to help decide in which order they should be placed.

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Colorguard wins National Title

Mount Vernon High School (MVHS) ColorguardThe Mount Vernon High School (MVHS) Colorguard won first place in the High School Rifle Team Division and was awarded a Winner’s Cup Circle Award at the Marching Auxiliaries annual National Championship on March 25 at the Fort Worth Convention Center.

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Tickets available for scholarship dinner

Tickets are available for the sixth annual Kerry Garmon Memorial Scholarship Dinner and Auction to take place at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 8 at the Saltillo gym.

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