Back to back events are planned Thursday and Friday, Feb. 11 and 12 at the Senior Citizen Meal Center on Taylor St. in Mount Vernon. A "Chili and Fixins" benefit dinner is set from 5 - 7 p.m.
The annual Pinewood Derby for Mount Vernon Cub Scout Pack 271 is seet for Saturday , Feb 6 in the Family Life Center at First United Methodist Church in Mount Vernon. An all you can eat pancake breakfast will precede the event in the center's dining area from 8 - 10 a.m. See the Feb. 4 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more information.
Carter Massey, Gracie Martin, Gavin Rainey, Alexa Carroll, Landon Skeen, Abby Lovier, Gracie Proctor, Brylon Bolin, Alex Alford, Savanna Maxton, and Debbie Canaday celebrated Groundhog’s Day on Tuesday, Feb. 2. The group did not see their shadows, therefore they predicted an early spring.