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Property owners seek commitment to fix flooding

A large crowd gathered for the February meeting of the Franklin County Water District BoardA large crowd gathered for the February meeting of the Franklin County Water District (FCWD) Board to seek a commitment to find a solution for the flooding that was experienced December 27 and 28, 2015.

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Cooper, Emerson win precinct seats

Jerry Cooper and Charlie Emerson secured seats on the Franklin County Commissioners Court and avoided a runoff election with more than 50 percent of the vote in their respective races

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McFeely arrested for child sexual assault

Patrick McFeely has been officially arrested in connection with an aggravated sexual assault of a child case from Franklin County. According to Franklin County Sheriff Ricky Jones, McFeely was

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Use online services, mega centers during spring rush

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging Texans to plan ahead for the busy weeks surrounding Spring Break and take advantage of early renewals, online services,

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Resolution sought to revolving loan debt

A resolution to defaulted loans owed to the Franklin County Revolving Loan Fund will be proposed in a special afternoon meeting of the Franklin County Commissioners Court on Thursday, February 25 at 2 p.m.

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Campaign stop

State Representative Gary VanDeaver, at right, visits with Dr. Michael Walker and Kirby Hollingsworth during a campaign stopState Representative Gary VanDeaver, at right, visits with Dr. Michael Walker and Kirby Hollingsworth during a campaign stop in Mount Vernon on Thursday, February 18.

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Wood shavings warehouse burns

Volunteers work to assemble a portable dump tank from which the fire engine could pump water.A fire at Premier Shavings and Wood Products has destroyed a 23,500-sq. ft. warehouse at the plant located in the 1400 block of FM 900. The fire was first reported around 8 a.m. on Thursday, February 18.

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City, county agreement to manage police being revised

The Mount Vernon City Council approved a revised intergovernmental agreement to provide for payment to the county sheriff or his designee to supervise the city’s police department at their meeting Monday night.

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Early voting through Friday

In person early voting for the November General Election continues from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday, February 26. Election day voting is set for Tuesday, March 1.

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