School News

Large turnout decides school board seats

Brook Bussell, Mellisa Dunavant and Josh Jordan were elected to the Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees in the largest number of votes cast for a non-bond election in the past 10 years.

Early voting attracted 868 voters and 333 cast their ballots on election day, for a total of 1,201 votes cast. For a listing of votes for each candidate and information about past elections, see the May 11 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.