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Commissioners give cold shoulder to McDonald’s tax abatement question

There will be no tax breaks for McDonalds or any other retail business according to opinions voiced by members of the Franklin County Commissioners Court

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Sex Offender Check conducted by officers in Franklin County

City Police Officer Leo Herrera, Sheriff’s Deputy Ray Green, and DPS Trooper Jason Pearce approach the residence  of one of the registered sex offenders in Franklin County.A county wide Sex Offender Check (SOC) was conducted Tuesday morning in Franklin County. Five local and state agencies combined to make a complete sweep of the county in just under three hours.

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County judge honored for education efforts

Franklin County Judge Paul Lovier was honored by the Texas Judicial Academy for going the extra mile to be prepared to handle his duties as county judge.

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Teacher retirement, healthcare head state convention discussion

Franklin County Retired School Employees Association President Minnie Birdsong and FCRSEA Legislative Chairman Sarah Birdsong were local voting delegatesMinnie Birdsong and FCRSEA Legislative Chairman Sarah Birdsong were local voting delegates to the Texas Retired Teachers Association State Convention.

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Call for records of Child Welfare Board

A formal call for the records of the disbanded Franklin County Child Welfare Board was issued by the Franklin County Commissioners Court at their regular monthly meeting last week.

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Food prices higher in 2013

Predictions last year that drought in Texas and the Midwest would eventually force food prices higher became a reality in the first quarter of 2013,

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Blue ribbons remind to report bruises

Blue ribbons were hung at the entrance to the West Courthouse Annex by CASABlue ribbons were hung at the entrance to the West Courthouse Annex by CASA

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Talk, Text, Crash campaign launched statewide by TxDOT

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is launching its Talk, Text, Crash campaign to coincide with National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April.

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Wylie named administrator for ETMC Mount Vernon

Jamie-Crystal Wylie  administrator of ETMC Mount VernonJamie-Crystal Wylie has been named administrator of ETMC Mount Vernon, ETMC Senior Vice President for Affiliate Operations

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