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Splash pad ground breaking

left to right, are County Commissioner Sam Young, Constable Brantin Carr, County Auditor Marla White, Main Street Manager Carolyn Teague, Mayor Teresia Wims, Sheriff Ricky Jones, County Treasurer Betty Sue Allen, City Councilman Chock Yates, City Manager Tina Rose, Project Manager with Kraftsman Commercial Playgrounds and Waterparks Zach Keller, EDC Director Cole Huizinga, Alliance Bank Market President Frankie Cooper, and County Judge Scott Lee.A ground breaking ceremony for the splash pad to be built at Little Creek Park was conducted Monday, February 10.

Members of the Mount Vernon City Council, Franklin County Commissioners Court, and the Mount Vernon Economic Development Court have been working together to create this facility and took part in the ceremony. See the February 13 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a listing of those participating. in the ceremony.