City delays lake closure for marriage proposal

Jared Burdge of Mount Vernon proposed to his girlfriend, Kayley Scott, by Jaycee Lake on Nov. 6 and she accepted. The City of Mount Vernon agreed to briefly delay closure of the lake to accommodate Burdge’s planned proposal.

MOUNT VERNON — The City of Mount Vernon agreed to briefly delay closure of Jaycee Lake earlier this month to accommodate a very special proposal.