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Dr. Curry re-opens veterinary clinic, reception planned

Dr. Bishop Benjamin Curry IIIDr. Bishop Benjamin Curry, III has reopened the mixed animal veterinary practice vacated by the untimely death of Dr. Dennis Reed in September last year.

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County to borrow, or not to borrow is the question

Each member of the Franklin County Commissioners Court has their own idea of county finances. That was never more clear than during discussions at last Monday’s meeting.

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United Way honors supporters for $50,000 in contributions

Contributors to the United Way campaign were honored  during the organization’s celebration on Aug. 28.The United Way of Franklin County, Texas honored business and group supporters for their expected contributions of more than $50,000 in funds during 2012.

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Tar Sands Blockade makes appearance, pledge to return

David Hightower indicates the proposed pipeline path through his orchardDavid Hightower indicates the proposed pipeline path through his orchard. About a half-dozen members of the Tar Sands Blockade protest group were near his property Thursday, Sept. 6

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Barker appointed to Lakes Region board

Donya Barker was appointed to a second two year term on the Lakes Region Mental Health and Mental Retardation  Board of Directors.

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CDL applicants must have Texas domicile

The Texas Department of Public Safety has begun implementing the new proof of residency requirement for obtaining a commercial driver license.

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Council asks about I-30 police patrols

A future expanded revenue stream from additional traffic enforcement on I-30 by Mount Vernon Police Department

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Entries being sought for annual hay show

Entries are being accepted for the 2012 Mount Vernon / Saltillo Young Farmers Association Hay Show

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Final county hearing on budget, tax rate Monday

Franklin County Commissioners Court members will conduct the second and final  public hearing on the 2013 Budget and its supporting tax rate Monday, Sept. 10.

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