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Beer, wine ordinance adopted

Control of the location of beer and wine sales was put into place by the Mount Vernon City Council at their Monday, March 11 meeting.

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Scam alert announced

A report of a scam involving Verizon Wireless was filed with the Mount Vernon Police Department on Tuesday, March 11.

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Electronic sign was not approved by Landmark Commission

The new electronic sign installed at First Baptist Church last month was denied a Certificate of Appropriateness by the Mount Vernon Landmark Commission

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Terroristic threat aftermath a no win situation for school, parents

Brad Hyman, at left, addresses Superintendent John Kaufman, at right, with a list of items he would like to see the school district improve upon including better communication with parents.The aftermath of the Facebook posting that aimed a terroristic threat at Mount Vernon High School has turned into a no win situation for everyone concerned.

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Surgeons hold clinic, consult at ETMC Mount Vernon

General surgeon Dale Klepzing, MD, and Obstetrician (OB) and Gynecologist (GYN) surgeon Trey Vanderburg, MD, began seeing patients at the ETMC First Physicians clinic

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Workers with East TX Fence install chain link fencing at Little Creek Park ball field

Workers with East TX Fence install chain link fencing at Little Creek ParkWorkers with East TX Fence install chain link fencing at Little Creek Park with the aide of scaffolding.

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Court plans to reestablish child welfare board

Franklin County Commissioners Court members are expected to re-establish the Franklin County Child Welfare Board at their meeting Monday, March 11.

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Certified Food Manager course to be offered here

Texas AgriLife Extension Service will offer a Certified Food Manager Course in Franklin County.

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City council meetings changed to Monday

The regular monthly meeting of the Mount Vernon City Council will now take place at 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month.

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