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Franklin County Farm Bureau recognized for growth

The Franklin County Farm Bureau has been recognized as second in the number of consecutive years of growth in the state.

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Electrical lines spark fire

electrical line dangling in the forground, sparked a grass fire that  consumed several acres on Monday, Dec. 3An electrical line dangling in the foreground, sparked a grass fire that  consumed several acres on Monday, Dec. 3.

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Food bank benefits from chili sales

Pablo Gonzales and Rodney Newsom sample their award winning chiliPablo Gonzales and Rodney Newsom sample their award winning chili at the annual cook off.

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Annexations meet with owner opposition

Opposition to annexation was voiced by six property owners in the Elmwood Development at the special meeting of the Mount Vernon City Council last week.

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Sewer lines being evaluated prior to start of construction

Alan Nottingham and Samuel French insert a cable camera into a sewer line to record the condition of the lineCity of Mount Vernon workers Alan Nottingham and Samuel French insert a cable camera into a sewer line to record the condition of the line

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First utility district candidate deadline passes, write-in deadline Monday

Only incumbents have filed  as candidates in the Cypress Springs Special Utility District (SUD) director election.

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County pays for damaged vehicle, newly elected officials training schools

Franklin County Commissioners Court members authorized paying for repairs to a wrecked Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicle.

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New water tower up for supplier

New water tower for Cypress Springs SUDThe new 200,000 gallon elliptical water tower is now in place at the Cypress Springs Special Utility District’s (CS-SUD) No. 1 (North) treatment plant

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Let the drilling begin

Drilling geothermal wells Employees of Geothermal Drilling, Inc. of Huntsville, Tex. began drilling wells for the geothermal system for the Franklin County Courthouse.

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