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State stepping in to resolve “conflict” in Regions’ C and D water plans

The Texas Water Development Board has been mandated to resolve the conflict in water plan agreements between two of the state’s water region boards.  At the heart of the dispute is Region D’s removal of the Marvin Nichols Resevoir from its regional water plan submitted to the state, and Region C’s inclusion of that lake in its water plan, both submitted in 2011.

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Maintenance assures clean water

Foreman Kenneth Waun of Avinger and Bo Strawn of Daingerfield apply the final coat of paint to protect the metal pump and railing of this clarifier unit at the Mount Vernon raw water treatment plant.Foreman Kenneth Waun of Avinger and Bo Strawn of Daingerfield apply the final coat of paint to protect the metal pump and railing of this clarifier unit at the Mount Vernon raw water treatment plant. 

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2014 Texas General Primary, Democratic Election Results Final Update

General Primary Election, Democratic Ballott Results Chart - Franklin County, Texas - Tuesday, March 4.

This page will be updated as the ballot counts come in from each precinct

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Icy conditions cause havoc

Icicles hang from a park bench on the downtown plaza Monday, March 3Icicles hang from a park bench on the downtown plaza Monday, March 3. A half inch of ice pellets and freezing rain fell on the Franklin County area during a winter storm on Sunday, making traveling hazardous, especially on I-30.

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2014 Texas General Primary, Republican Election Results Final Update

General Primary Election, Republican Ballott Results Chart - Franklin County, Texas - Tuesday, March 4.

This page will be updated as the ballot counts come in from each precinct

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Moderate temperatures recorded in February

Below average rainfall and no record low nor high temperatures were recorded during February 2014 in Franklin County.A total of 1.62 inches of rain fell in February, making the total for the year 2.72 inches.

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City keeps Monday as meeting day

The Mount Vernon City Council will keep its second and fourth Monday meeting schedule after a special meeting Monday, February 24. The workshop session which followed informed the council of the preparations for the next phase of work for the sewer line replacement project.

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Lee, Alford win local elections

Scott Lee and Jim Alford are the unofficial the winners in the races for Franklin County Judge and Franklin County Justice of the Peace, respectfully. They were the only contested races among the Franklin County elected offices on both the Republican or Democratic party ballots.

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Water District seeks comments on contractor registration

The Franklin County Water District continued the discussion of a proposal to implement a contractor registration requirement at their February meeting last week.

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