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Walker receives doctorate

Kelsey Evans WalkerKelsey Evans Walker, daughter of Sharla and Doug Evans of Sulphur Springs and granddaughter of Pat Evans of Mount Vernon, was awarded a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree

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Alphin on Dean’s List

Jace AlphinJace Alphin was listed on the Dean’s List at the College of the Ozarks for the Fall 2014 semester. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must maintain a 3.6 minimum grade point average during the semester and carry at least 15 credit hours.

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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.

Homecoming Court

seated, Clarissa Gamez, Robin Smith and Hannah Wade, standing, Claire Jones, Monika Wartenbee, Moresa Shelby, Mackenzie Johnson, Regan Hicks, Kendall Haley, and Madison SimmonsSaltillo ISD will be celebrating Homecoming on Friday, January 30. They will honor the Class of 1995 in the gym between the girls and boys games against Bloomberg.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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