Citizens concerned about recent teenage suicides

A group of concerned citizens recently met to discuss the recent up-tick in teenage suicides in the Franklin County community.

In the past 48 months, there have been seven suicides by people ages 15-20. The School Health Advisory Council will be meeting at 1 p.m. on Thursday, November 16 in the high school lecture hall to discuss this issue, and the public is invited to attend. To read more about this issue, see the November 9 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.