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Presidential candidate to stop in Franklin County

John Davis, Jr., a Republican candidate for U. S. President, will make a campaign stop in Franklin County.

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County votes to refinance debt for annex, jail expansion

In a split three-two vote, Franklin County Commissioners approved the refinancing of the county’s $700,000 debt.

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Forest Trails Region sponsors photo contest

Amateur photographers can compete for top honors in an online photo competition conducted by Texas Forest Trail Region.

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Ramsay to chair Ethics Commission

Ramsay to chair Ethics CommissionTom Ramsay is the newly elected chairman of the State Ethics Commission.

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Jeff Dorner named new TxDOT maintenance supervisor

Jeff Dorner named new TxDOT  maintenance supervisorJeff Dorner of Sulphur Bluff will be the new Maintenance Supervisor for Hopkins and Franklin counties

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Alligator sighting causes concern

Alligator seen at Lake Bob SandlinConcerns for human safety caused a Paris contractor to contact the Optic-Herald after spotting a 10 foot long adult alligator on Lake Bob Sandlin in Franklin County last week.

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Master Naturalist to have orientation

The Red River Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist are set to be hosts for two orientation meetings later this month.

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NETO scrambles to continue services after devastating fire

NETO scrambles to continue services after devastating firePlumes of smoke rise from the roof of the Northeast Texas Opportunities offices and the Senior Citizens Meal Center on Wednesday, Jan. 18.

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Bridge work begins, traffic affected on two rural roadsBridge work begins, traffic affected on two rural roads

Bridge replacement began this week on two rural roads in northwest and southwest Franklin County.

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