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Bus wreck memorial service Sunday

The 60th anniversary of the 1959 accident involving a Mount Vernon school bus loaded with students and faculty will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 29 in theĀ  Mount Vernon High School Lecture Hall.

Eight people died as a result of the accident at the intersection of Hwy. 154 and FM 54 near Cooper. Twenty-two students were hospitalized, many with serious injuries. See the September 26 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more information about this service.