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County joins TEX-21 initiative

Franklin County will join the TEX-21 (Transportation Excellence for the 21st Century) initiative at the urging of citizens and the Franklin County Industrial Foundation.

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Cook, land comissioner candidate, to visit city

John Cook, the Democratic nominee for Texas Land Commissioner, is bringing his campaign to Mount Vernon and Franklin County. He will be on the north side of the square in downtown about noon Tuesday, August 19.

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City proposes same tax rate as current year for 2014-15

The Mount Vernon City Council unanimously voted for a proposed tax rate of $0.604382 per $100 of valuation to fund the 2014-15 Budget. That rate is expected to yield revenues of $658,330 if at least 95 percent of the taxes levied are collected.

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Truck loses load

TxDot provided cleanup after an 18 wheeler lost a load of particle board at the 146 mile marker of west bound I-30 on Monday, August 4.TxDot provided cleanup after an 18 wheeler lost a load of particle board at the 146 mile marker of west bound I-30 on Monday, August 4.

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County proposes 47 cent tax rate

A payoff of the jail debt with inmate revenues was authorized at the Monday meeting of the Franklin County Commissioners Court. Ridding the county of one debt,

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Construction, building repairs frustrate commissioners

Franklin County Commissioners Court members spent half of their Monday, August 11 meeting discussing construction and repairs at various county buildings.

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New hunting, fishing licenses begin Friday

New licenses for the 2014-15 hunting and fishing seasons go on sale Friday, August 15. The current year Texas hunting and fishing licenses, except year-to-date fishing licenses,

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Surratt withdraws from Commissioner election

Donnie SurrattPct. 2 Commissioner Donnie Surratt withdrew for re-election in the November General Election at the conclusion of the Monday, August 11 meeting of the Franklin County Commissioners Court.

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Fleishman is attorney for local special utility district

Lawrence FleishmanLawrence Fleishman of Winnsboro assumed duties as attorney for the Cypress Springs Special Utility District at their meeting in July.

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