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Budget concerns raised on multi-purpose building

The cost of repair after the February 2012 fire and ongoing utility bills at the Franklin County Multi-Purpose Building are concerns of members of the Franklin County Commissioners Court

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Intersection signs, warning lights installed at Hwy. 37N / NW1030

TxDOT’s Tim Dorner, John Kisic, Eric Morris, and Daniel Hart completed installation intersection signs and flashing caution lights on Hwy. 37 approaching CR 1030 last week.The Texas Department of Transportation’s Tim Dorner, John Kisic, Eric Morris, and Daniel Hart completed the installation of intersection signs and flashing caution lights on Hwy. 37 approaching CR 1030 last week. The signage and lights represent

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Fire destroys home

The home of David Frank in the 400 block of Holbrook St. was destroyed by fireThe home of David Frank in the 400 block of Holbrook St. was destroyed by fire around 1 p.m. on Friday, June 28. Franklin County firemen and several other surrounding departments helped to fight the blaze.

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City Clean-up continues through Saturday

The City of Mount Vernon’s Third Quarter Clean-up continues through Saturday, July 13. The city is offering access to open-top dumpsters at its maintenance facility on Holbrook St.

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Council asks for more information for possible food, lodging inspections

After reviewing a sample ordinance on conducting inspections of food and lodging providers, members of the Mount Vernon City Council requested more information on requirements,

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Riding across America

 group of about 30 riders traveled through Mount Vernon on Friday, June 28 as a part of a 4K ride Across American for CancerA group of about 30 riders traveled through Mount Vernon on Friday, June 28 as a part of a 4K ride Across American for Cancer. The 4K for Cancer is a program of the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. They are a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing lives by supporting,

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Businessman explores possibility of beer barn

Mount Vernon businessman Steve Everett discussed the possibility of a drive through area for a convenience store at the regular June meeting of the Mount Vernon City Council.

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Two record lows recorded, above average rainfall reported

Two record low temperatures and above average rainfall were recorded in June 2013 in Franklin County. Low temperatures of 57° and 58°were recorded on

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City’s clean up starts Saturday

The City of Mount Vernon’s Third Quarter Clean-up is set to begin Saturday, July 6. It continues Monday through Saturday, July 8-13. The city will offer access to

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