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Sheriff’s Posse rodeo queen contestant sign-up begins

Sign-up for those interested in becoming contestants in the 2018 Rodeo Queens contests began this week.

The contest is sponsored by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse in conjunction with their annual Labor Day Weekend Rodeo. The deadline to register as a contestant is 7 p.m. Monday, June 18, at the Sheriff’s Posse Arena. There will be a meeting at the arena for all contestants at that time. Contestants must live within a 150 mile radius of the Franklin County line. Girls ages four to 24 are eligible to participate. For more information, see the June 7 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.