MT VERNON —
The Veterans Memorial Monument was dedicated in December 2002.
Keen and Joyce Poorman started Jefferson County Operation Iraqi Freedom, which raises money to send PX cards to Jefferson County soldiers who are deployed.
Elbert and Brenda Cain of Mt. Vernon presented an American flag to the family of Joyce Poorman, who died in February, followed by the death of her husband, Harold "Pup" Poorman. The Cains received the flag from their son, Ramon Moss, who is stationed in Qatar.