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City and county Spring clean-up begins Saturday, April 6

Spring clean-up efforts are set to begin countywide this Saturday. The City of Mount Vernon  will begin its week-long effort Saturday, April 6

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City expected to review church’s sign appeal

The Mount Vernon City Council is expected to hear an appeal for a certificate of appropriateness from the First Baptist Church at their next meeting

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The poles tumble down

 oversized load on a trailer caught an overhead power lineVernon Simpson, age 62 of St. Joseph, Mo. was traveling south on Spur 423 with an oversized load on a trailer

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Applicants sought to serve on county child protection board

All but one member of the Franklin County Child Protective Services Board has resigned.

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Phase II Courthouse Plans submitted to for state review

The Phase II plans for the interior restoration of the Franklin County Courthouse were completed, County Judge Paul Lovier told members of the Commissioners Court at their meeting Monday, March 25.

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City council tables abatement proposal

A proposal to provide three years of value added ad valorem tax abatement to real property to be built and occupied by McDonald’s of Mount Vernon was tabled

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Disc golf championships conducted at Selah Ranch

Disc golf tournament players and spectators participate in a putting game called Ring of Fire on Sunday afternoon at Selah Ranch.Disc golf tournament players and spectators participate in a putting game called Ring of Fire on Sunday afternoon at Selah Ranch.

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Property owners to be notified of change

Property owners along the north service road west of Mount Vernon to the Franklin / Hopkins County line will be receiving notification letters.

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Warrants cleared during roundup

Individuals with warrants from the Mount Vernon Police Department, Municipal Court, and the Franklin County Justice of the Peace

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