Community Sports

Youth league opens tonight

Michael McDonald will throw out the first pitch of the season during opening ceremonies for the Franklin County Youth Baseball / Softball Association tonight, Thursday, April 4, at the Franklin County Sports Complex.

The complex is on CR NE1030, just west of Hwy. 37 north of Mount Vernon. Teams should be on site no later than 5:30 p.m. with ceremonies beginning at 6 p.m. For more information, see the April 4 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.