Arts & Entertainment

Pageant tickets on sale now

Miss Mount Vernon contestants in the Tiny, Little, and Petite divisions.The 49th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant has attracted 41 contestants, according to Heather Bales, event coordinator for the sponsoring Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.

The pageant is set for Friday, August 11 for K-fifth grade girls, and Saturday, August 12 for sixth  through 12th grade girls. See the August 3 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a listing of contestants from whom to purchase tickets.