- Category: Community News
- Published on 07 August 2014
- Written by Mount Vernon Optic-Herald
Ryland Long takes a big bite of juicy watermelon while he shares a bench in the downtown gazebo with Carissa Stephens. The Franklin County Library celebrated National Watermelon Day by serving free melons on the plaza.
Despite the rainy, cool weather on Friday, Aug. 1, a total of 40 people enjoyed the tasty treat. Mike Parnell donated the watermelons again this year.