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Concrete spill

Concrete spillMount Vernon volunteer firefighters survey the challenge of cleaning up after concrete spilled from a truck during an accident on Friday, Dec. 21.

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Council annexes two parcels, appoints Robertson

Two of four properties proposed for annexation were annexed in the Tuesday meeting of the Mount Vernon City Council.

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County Attorney sworn in

Gene Stump is sworn into office Newly elected Franklin County Attorney Gene Stump was sworn into office by Franklin County Judge Paul Lovier

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City gets $562,788 grant/loan for sewer plant improvements

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approved $562,788 in financial assistance to the City of Mount Vernon to finance improvements to its early 1980s wastewater treatment plant.

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Commissioner Pct. 3 sworn in

Deryl Carr is sworn into the officeSons Dustin and Brantin Carr hold a Bible for Deryl Carr as he is sworn into the office of Franklin County Commissioner of Precinct 3

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ETMC Home Health named top agency

ETMC Home Health recently announced that it has been named a Top Agency of the 2012 HomeCare Elite™,

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Commissioner Pct. 1 sworn in

Danny Chitsey, is sworn into officeMichelle Chitsey holds a Bible while her husband, Danny Chitsey, is sworn into the office of Franklin County Commissioner of Precinct 1

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District Judge sworn in

Eighth District Judge Eddie Northcutt was sworn into officeNewly elected Eighth District Judge Eddie Northcutt was sworn into office during ceremonies at the Hopkins County Courthouse

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Storage building burns

Volunteers with the Mount Vernon, North Franklin, Purley and South Franklin fire departments responded to a structure fireVolunteers with the Mount Vernon, North Franklin, Purley and South Franklin fire departments responded to a structure fire on Saturday, Dec. 22.

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