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Beer, wine election ordered by City of Mount Vernon

Elections for the sale of beer and wine inside the Mount Vernon City Limits were ordered for Saturday, May 11.

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The wall came tumbling down

A portion of the eastern wall of the building at the corner of Main and Houston streets came tumbling downA portion of the eastern wall of the building at the corner of Main and Houston streets came tumbling down on Sunday, Feb. 17 around 5 p.m.

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Main Street program commended by state

Mount Vernon Main Street Alliance and Carolyn Teague, Main Street manager, were commended last week for successful annual progress as a designated Main Street community.

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Social Security benefits to go paperless March 1

A big change is on the way for those Texans who still receive paper checks for their Social Security benefits.

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Texas Bar-B-Que Corral featured in book about barbecue across State

Texas Bar-B-Que groupRoyce Dimsdle and his “girls”, Kristin Conarroe, Kourtney Kelly, and Olivia Wafford, serve up barbeque and fixin’s with a smile at the Texas Bar-B-Que Corral.

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Reservation program reviewed by board

A review of a customized reservation program was demonstrated for members of the Franklin County Water District’s Board of Directors at their January meeting.

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County Health Officer sworn in

Franklin County Judge Paul Lovier swears in Dr. Jean Latortue as the Franklin County State Health Officer.Franklin County Judge Paul Lovier swears in Dr. Jean Latortue as the Franklin County State Health Officer.

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Local group finds Austin Days informative

Franklin County participants at Austin DaysFourteen people from Mount Vernon and Franklin County traveled to Austin for two days of lobbying for local concerns and to receive legislative updates.

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West End Preserve reopened to public

The Franklin County Water District reopened the West End Preserve property to the public Monday, Feb. 11.

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