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Golden Anniversary of pageant celebrated by Chamber of Commerce

Miss Mount Vernon 2018 Taylor Copeland smiles as  her predecessor, Gracee Damron, secures her crown.The Golden Anniversary of the Miss Mount Vernon Pageant was celebrated  by the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce with previous title holders honored and the 50th Miss Mount Vernon crowned last weekend.

 A total of 27 of the previous 49 Miss Mount Vernon’s stepped onto the stage Saturday evening for recognition. For more details about the pageant, see the August 16 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.