Your Friend on the Front Page

Every week, the Mt. Pleasant News will feature a Henry County resident in a profile snapshot. The questions will appear in bold.

This week?s ?Friend on the Front Page? is Mary Douglas, whom you may know from Main Street Donuts.

Are you originally from Mt. Pleasant/Henry County? If not, what brought you here? No, I was born in Eldon. But I?ve been here since sixth-grade.

What is your favorite part of living here? I think you have a good community spirit here. You have a lot of people who are willing to help others.

What is your favorite local hangout? Wal-Mart (laughing) or my backyard.

What do you like to do in your free time? We own motorcycles and like to go out on rides and we go camping a lot.

Is there an annual event in Mt. Pleasant/Henry County that you enjoy? It?s not in Henry County, we love going out to 34 Raceways near West Burlington. We also like Old Threshers.

Is there something Mt. Pleasant doesn?t have that you?d like to see? A good mom and pop breakfast place. Our favorite thing to do on Saturday and Sunday is to go out for breakfast.

What is your favorite springtime activity? Riding our motorcycles and camping.

What do you think is Mt. Pleasant/Henry County?s trademark? Old Threshers.

Tell us something interesting about you? I have three grandkids and two great-grandkids.