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Farm Bureau has 35 yrs. of growth

The Franklin County Farm Bureau was recognized for 35 years of continuous gain in memberships by the Texas Farm Bureau (TFB). County Farm Bureaus across the state were recognized for

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Tips to avoid vehicle theft during the holiday season

The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding Texans about the potential for vehicle thefts during the holiday season and is advising individuals to take extra precautions to guard against possible auto thefts.

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City reissues bid for sewerline work, still well below other bids

The original contract award for Kampo, Inc. was rescinded and a new one issued for almost $300,000 more than the original bid at the latest special meeting and workshop of the Mount Vernon City Council.

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Guaranty Bank selected as 2016 Best Company to Work for in Texas

Guaranty Bank and Trust was recently named as one of the 2016 Best Companies to Work for in Texas. The awards program was created in 2006 and is a project of Texas Monthly,

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Carrascosa appointed county chairman for Democratic Party

Lydia CarrascosaLydia Carrascosa was appointed as county chairperson of the Franklin County Democratic Party at the November meeting of the party’s executive committee. She replaces Libby Aden,

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Light pole fire

Firefighters watch as puffs of smoke escape from one of the light poles at the Brookshires parking lot around 5 p.m. on Friday, December 4.Firefighters watch as puffs of smoke escape from one of the light poles at the Brookshires parking lot around 5 p.m. on Friday, December 4. They had to wait for customers to move their cars

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Candidate filings continue

Two more candidates have completed paperwork for office with the Republican Party as filings for the March 1, 2016, General Primaries continue and the 6 p.m Monday, December 14 deadline grows closer.

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Candidate filing deadline Monday for March primaries

The deadline for filing in the 2016 General Primary Election is 6 p.m. Monday, December 14. Thus far, all those seeking county office have filed with the Republican Party.

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Rains cause Sulphur River to overflow

The home of Ernest and Julie Crawford on CR NW1080 was surrounded by water over the weekend when the Sulphur River over ran its banks.The home of Ernest and Julie Crawford on CR NW1080 was surrounded by water over the weekend when the Sulphur River over ran its banks. The 5.75 inches of rain that fell during the Thanksgiving weekend

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