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Landree Jones is Miss Mount Vernon 2019

Winners in the Miss Mount Vernon senior division include Chloe Cupp Gruber, Morgan Mayes,  Landree Jones, McKayla Doolittle, and Anna Manincor.Landree Jones was crowned Miss Mount Vernon 2019 at the 51st annual Miss Mount Vernon Pageant on Saturday, August 10, in the school auditorium.

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Miss Mount Vernon Pageant celebrated by Chamber of Commerce

Miss Mount Vernon 2019 Landree Jones smiles after being crowned by her predecessor, Taylor Copeland.Miss Mount Vernon 2019 Landree Jones smiles after being crowned by her predecessor, Taylor Copeland.

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Library provides materials, events to enrich lives

Franklin County Library StaffWhile just about every town boasts a public library, not many has one with all the events and programs as the Franklin County Library, which is another reason why Mount Vernon is “More than just a dot on a map.”

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Soldiers at day care center

Sgt. 1st Class Sam Glidewell and Staff Sgt. William Suits visit with Tucker Agan, age five, and his mom, AllieSgt. 1st Class Sam Glidewell and Staff Sgt. William Suits visit with Tucker Agan, age five, and his mom, Allie, at This Little Light Daycare on on Tuesday, August 6.

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Free ice cream

Library worker Julie Baxter places a cherry atop an ice cream sundae for Mia AndersonLibrary worker Julie Baxter places a cherry atop an ice cream sundae for Mia Anderson during the Franklin County Library’s free ice cream event. More than 65 youngsters lined up for the free ice cream provided by the Friends of the Library Friday, July 26.

Bountiful demolition

Boston Morris and Daniel Hamburg remove trim from a door frame while helping do demolition at the Bountiful Place.Boston Morris and Daniel Hamburg remove trim from a door frame while helping do demolition at the Bountiful Place.

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Pageant tickets on sale now

Little Miss contestants are front row and Petite Miss contestants are back row.The 51st annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant has attracted 41 contestants, according to Heather Bales, event coordinator for the sponsoring Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.

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Miss Mount Vernon Pageant takes the stage both Friday, Saturday

Contestants in the Young, Junior, and Miss divisions of the Miss Mount Vernon Pageant.The 51st annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant has attracted 41 girls seeking claim to six division titles in two nights of competition.

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Ghostbusters car

This vehicle was recently spotted in downtown Mount Vernon.This vehicle was recently spotted in downtown Mount Vernon. They did not stop for an interview, so not really sure what services they were providing while in town.