Arts & Entertainment

MMV Pageant Friday, Saturday

Contestants in the Miss, Junior Miss, and Young Miss divisions of the Miss Mount Vernon PageantThe 49th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant has attracted 41 girls seeking claim to six division titles in two nights of competition starting at 6:30 p.m.

Both nights will be at the Mount Vernon Independent School District Auditorium. Grades K-5, will be decided Friday, August 11, and grades 6-12 will be awarded Saturday, August 12. See August 10 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for a list of contestants and a special section for full details on each contestant.