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Barker book donated to library

Sue Barker, center.  Accepting the book is Library Director Lisa Lawrence, left. Also on hand was Jeannie Lawrence, rightOne of the first copies of “The Boar Named Bob,” a book by Cole Barker at age 10, was donated to the Franklin County Library last week by his family, represented by his mother Sue Barker, center.

Accepting the book is Library Director Lisa Lawrence, left. Also on hand was Jeannie Lawrence, right, Cole’s fifth grade teacher. Sales of the book will help fund scholarships for Mount Vernon High School graduates. To learn more, see the January 24 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.