The deadline to submit nominations for Man, Woman and Agriculturalist of the year, as well as Franklin County Hall of Fame has been extended to Monday, March 9.
Brooks Burton, formerly of Mount Vernon, designed the set for Ordinary People, the latest production of Austin College’s Communication Studies Department. The dramatic production of Ordinary People is set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 5-6, and at 2 p.m. Friday, March 6.
Nora Holder and Sam Vella participate in the opening
parade for the Mardi Gras celebration. Approximately 75 guests attended the fifth annual Mardi Gras in Mount Vernon sponsored by the Ladies Guild of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. More than $1,100 was earned for the various projects supported by the guild.See the Feb. 26 edition of the Optic-Herald for more information.