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First dental clinic conducted at Family Health Center

Philip Onyirimba, Rodney Onwu, Erika McFadden, and Dr. Marie Latortue work on a patient at the first free dental clinic.Philip Onyirimba, Rodney Onwu, Erika McFadden, and Dr. Marie Latortue work on a patient at the first free dental clinic. by the Baylor College of Dentistry on Saturday, January 23

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PolyCarts being delivered, use mandatory next week

A sea of red PolyCarts awaits delivery to city residents. Workers with Sanitation Solutions should have them all delivered by the end The last of almost 1,000 red PolyCart trash containers are being delivered to city trash pick up customers this week with mandatory use of the carts to begin Wednesday, February 3.

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City, school filings open for May elections

Registration opened Wednesday for anyone wishing to sign up as a candidate for seats on the Mount Vernon Independent School District Board of Trustees and the Mount Vernon City Council.

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Up to $18,000 in job incentives approved by EDC

The Mount Vernon Economic Development Corporation’s Board of Directors approved up to $18,000 in delayed job incentives for the Franklin County Family Health Clinic

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More than 6,400 clients served in 2015

The Community Food Bank of Franklin County served 6,416 clients in 2015 with a total of 122,404 pounds of food distributed to those in need. There are about 440 precleared clients that are

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Chamber nomination deadline approaching

The deadline to submit nominations for Man, Woman, and Agriculturist of the year is fast approaching.  Both individuals and organizations may submit nominations.

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Candidate forum tonight for Republican Party

Candidates running for Franklin County offices have been invited to a meeting of the Franklin County Republican Party starting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, January 21 to present their qualifications

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Lowe’s RDC teams up with Family Health Center

Lowe’s Regional Distribution Center (LRDC) has named the Franklin County Family Health Center (FCFHC) as primary provider for the treatment of occupational injuries.

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Plan a sober ride for before, after the Super Bowl Feb. 7

The Texas Department of Transportation’s statewide “Plan While You Can” campaign is reminding football fans to make a sober ride part of their game-watching plans for the upcoming playoffs and the big game.

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