Arts & Entertainment

Chamber to celebrate Miss Mount Vernon pageant’s Golden Anniversary

Contestants in the Miss, Junior Miss, and Young Miss divisions of the Miss Mount Vernon PageantThe Franklin County Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating the Golden Anniversary of the Miss Mount Vernon Pageant on Friday and Saturday nights.

Title holders from the previous 49 years have been invited to the 50th annual scholarship pageant. Those able to attend will be honored with a tea at the Big Pasture Lodge on FM 115 Saturday afternoon. That evening, they will be introduced on stage during the show. To learn more about this event, see the Aug. 9 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald, which includes a special section about the pageant.