Mount Vernon News
Monday, May 30, 2011
Date: 5/30/2011 Album ID: 1257941
Photos from the Monday, May 30 edition of the Mount Vernon News.
Danville High teacher Billie Jo Addair addresses the graduating class at Danville High School on Saturday evening. Adair graduated from the school 14 years ago.
Paulette Herrod of the Brandon Baptist Church reads to the crowd at the annual Memorial Day remembrance held on Sunday. The Rev. Marvin Haught, holding an American flag, looks on.
Valedictorian Ashlee Townsend
The parade marshals for the Utica Ice Cream Festival, Jo Ellen Black, left, and Pauline Skilling, rode at the head of the parade on Saturday morning in this regal carriage.
Two unidentified veterans share a few words during Sunday’s Memorial Day ceremony in the Brandon Cemetery.
Following school tradition, Mount Vernon Academy graduate Belinda Cheeseboro rings the ceremonial bell after Sunday’s commencement exercises.
Teresa Partlow was at Dale’s Cardinal Market on Wednesday selling raffle tickets to benefit the Healing Hearts Foundation. Tickets will continue to be on sale through mid-June.
The Fredericktown Community Fire Department was presented this Polaris 6X6 all terrain vehicle Saturday by a former Fredericktown firefighter, Jeremy Freer, right. FCFD Chief Scott Mast, left, said it is a grass firefighting vehicle with a foam system, 150-gallon water tank, a patient Stokes Basket, 150 feet of hose, and hand tools. Freer, 29, graduated from Fredericktown High School in 2000 and started a firefighting career at the Fredericktown department and worked briefly at the Mount Vernon Fire Department. He then moved to Arizona, where at age 25, he started Angel MedFlight, a world-wide air ambulance service that flies patients in Lear Jets to medical treatment facilities. He is holding the Flame of Distinction Award, which was presented to him Saturday morning. His parents are Thomas and Elaine Freer.