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Homecoming parade, dances planned for next week

A week full of activities is being planned for the week of the Mount Vernon ISD Homecoming September 3-7.

The week will start off with a parade at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, September 3. A dance for high school students only will be from 8 p.m to midnight Saturday, September 8 in the gym at the First United Methodist Church. The Mount Vernon Dance Club is sponsoring a homecoming dance from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 8 on Smokey Row (100 block of S. Houston St. off the downtown plaza). For more information about each of these events, see the August 30 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.