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Local Feed store changes hands

Jonathan George, Matt George, and Frankie King are ready to serve customers at their new location in Mount Vernon.The Franklin County Lawn and Feed store on Main Street changed hands and names on Friday, March 1.

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City reception greets, thanks administrators

All Mount Vernon and Franklin County citizens are invited to attend a reception at the Mount Vernon City Hall from 2-4 p.m. Friday, March 8.

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Utility district directors seated, officers chosen

Three directors were seated and officers were chosen at the February meeting of the Cypress Springs Utility District’s Board of Directors.

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Youth dies from gunshot wound

Kaleb Wayne Smith,Tragedy struck in Mount Vernon last weekend with the death of one of its youth in an incident with a firearm.

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Beard Busters Chapter, NWTF, event brings in $21,500

The Beard Busters Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation grossed $21,500 from its annual fund raising dinner and auction Friday, Feb. 22.

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Appraisal district releases 2013 proposed budget

The Franklin County Appraisal District proposed a $16,838 increase in its budget for the 2013-2014 fiscal year.

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Blocking the road

Semi Truck blocking the roadKwame Nunno Smith was issued a citation for violation of a City Ordinance: obstructing the roadway on Thursday, Feb. 21

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Michaelson to help with county auditor’s transition

Mike Michaelson will provide transitional help to the incoming auditor Tina Phillips on an as needed basis.

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Warrant Roundup set to begin

The Mount Vernon Police Department, Municipal Court, and the Franklin County Justice of the Peace have joined more than 250 other agencies and courts throughout Texas in the annual “Great Texas Warrant Roundup.”

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