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City considers Lowry for city attorney

Stan Lowry met with members of the Mount Vernon City Council as they considered him for appointment as city attorney. Kerry Wooten has held the position for about 10 years.

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Above average rainfall reported in January 2013

Above average rain fell in January 2013 in Franklin County. A total of 3.98 inches of rain fell which is 1.09 inches above the average of 2.89 inches.

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Candidate sign-up begins in three local election

The process of registering as a candidate for election to the Franklin County Water District Board of Directors, Mount Vernon City Council, and the Mount Vernon Independent School District Board of Trustees began Wednesday, Jan. 30. Election day is Saturday, May 11.

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Spectators welcome at disc golf tournament

Spectators are encouraged to attend the disc golf tournament set for Saturday, Feb. 9 at Selah Ranch.

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Jaggers hired to manage county’s sports complex

Zach JaggersZach Jaggers of Mount Vernon was hired as the first full time manager for the Franklin County Sports Complex Monday, Jan. 28.

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Commissioners appont library board

The Franklin County Commissioner’s Court approved the appointment of members to the 2013 Franklin County Library Board of Directors

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City plans meeting on waterline project

A town hall meeting is planned to discuss the proposed replacement of water lines along selected streets.

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Luminant makes $1,000 donation

Luminant makes $1,000 donationAs part of Luminant’s commitment to powering its communities through philanthropy,

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Civilian Conservation Corps exhibit to show at Bob Bullock Museum

The Civilian Conservation Corps, once dubbed the “Tree Army” by president Franklin D. Roosevelt, will be on display

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