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Franklin County Water District looking at future facade change

The Franklin County Water District Board of Directors asked for more ideas on design and quotes to consider management’s proposal to reconstruct the district’s two building facades

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Circus ride

Queen Jocee Neal, Little Miss Rebekah McQueen, and Junior Queen Bugz Panther. Members of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Posse Royalty got to ride an elephant into the first show of the circus on Monday, March 30. Those participating were Queen Jocee Neal, Little Miss Rebekah McQueen, and Junior Queen Bugz Panther.

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Drug raids net $100,000 in meth

Chief Deputy Chris Mars, Franklin County Sheriff Ricky Jones, and Deputy J.D. Jackson survey the cache of drugs and paraphernalia that was collected during a drug raidChief Deputy Chris Mars, Franklin County Sheriff Ricky Jones, and Deputy J.D. Jackson survey the cache of drugs and paraphernalia that was collected during a drug raid at a residence

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County transfer station hours being reduced

The hours of operation for the Franklin County solid waste transfer station are being cut in half until further notice due to the lack of available manpower.

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City council condemn house, working with three others

Clean-up and clearing of  houses considered eyesores came to a head with one of four properties declared as condemned by the Mount Vernon City Council at their meeting Monday night, March 23.

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Water main break

TxDOT workers help to pave over a portion of Holbrook St. after a water main break was repaired.TxDOT workers help to pave over a portion of Holbrook St. after a water main break was repaired. City of Mount Vernon personnel worked much of the day on

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Commissioners meeting called Friday for data use agreement

The consideration of approval of a Data Use Agreement between Franklin County and the Texas Health and Human Services Enterprises is the only action item on the agenda for a special called meeting

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City council turned down by management prospect

Members of the Mount Vernon City Council offered the dual city manager and economic development executive director position to former city manager Tony Stonecypher last week, and he turned them down.

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Special meeting called, search continues

The search for an administrator who would also serve as the executive director for the city’s Economic Development Corporation will continue with a special called executive session meeting

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