Members of the Order of the Eastern Star filled plates with fish and fixings. The Franklin County United Way received $3,300 in donations at their 10th annual all-you-can-eat fish fry dinner on Saturday, Sept. 5 at the Masonic Lodge.
Amanda Massey, Kelly Alphin, Madelyn thompson, and Kimberlee Lopez lead the crowd in the Cotton Eyed Joe during the dance on Friday, Sept. 4. More than 250 people attended the dance which was moved to the Community Room at the airport. See the Sept. 10 edition of the Optic-Herald for more information.
The “Inside the Revolution National Town Hall Meeting” webcast will be shown in the Family Life Center at the First United Methodist Church of Mount Vernon at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11. For more information, see the Sept. 10 edition of the Optic-Herald.
Rodeo Princess Cheslee Brison, Rodeo Queen Lisa Lageschaar, Junior Queen Baukje Talsma, and Junior Princess Dixie Tabb were crowned during the Sheriff’s Posse Labor Day Weekend Rodeo. For details on individual honors, see the Sept. 10 edition of the Optic-Herald.