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System Award Management, Fire Alarm Security contracts okayed

Commissioners approved two service agreements at their regular monthly meeting last week, including software use to aid in grant writing and monitoring of the courthouse fire alarm system

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Resurfacing begins on both sides of I-30

Austin Bridge and Road Services, LP began resurfacing Interstate Highway 30 in Franklin County Thursday, February 25 under a $16.4 million contract with the Texas Department of Transportation.

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Campaign stop

State Representative Gary VanDeaver, at right, visits with Dr. Michael Walker and Kirby Hollingsworth during a campaign stopState Representative Gary VanDeaver, at right, visits with Dr. Michael Walker and Kirby Hollingsworth during a campaign stop in Mount Vernon on Thursday, February 18.

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Property owners seek commitment to fix flooding

A large crowd gathered for the February meeting of the Franklin County Water District BoardA large crowd gathered for the February meeting of the Franklin County Water District (FCWD) Board to seek a commitment to find a solution for the flooding that was experienced December 27 and 28, 2015.

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City, county agreement to manage police being revised

The Mount Vernon City Council approved a revised intergovernmental agreement to provide for payment to the county sheriff or his designee to supervise the city’s police department at their meeting Monday night.

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Cooper, Emerson win precinct seats

Jerry Cooper and Charlie Emerson secured seats on the Franklin County Commissioners Court and avoided a runoff election with more than 50 percent of the vote in their respective races

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McFeely arrested for child sexual assault

Patrick McFeely has been officially arrested in connection with an aggravated sexual assault of a child case from Franklin County. According to Franklin County Sheriff Ricky Jones, McFeely was

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Use online services, mega centers during spring rush

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging Texans to plan ahead for the busy weeks surrounding Spring Break and take advantage of early renewals, online services,

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Resolution sought to revolving loan debt

A resolution to defaulted loans owed to the Franklin County Revolving Loan Fund will be proposed in a special afternoon meeting of the Franklin County Commissioners Court on Thursday, February 25 at 2 p.m.

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