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County amends 2012 Budget to cover $136,275 expenses

An additional $136,275 in expenses was added to the county’s 2012 Budget at their meeting last week.

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Public hearing Tuesday, Nov 27 on third phase of city annexations

The first public hearing on the third phase of city annexations for 2012 is set for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27 in the council chambers of the Mount Vernon City Hall,

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Lonnie Hughes homecoming joyful

Lonnie Hughes meets his daughter Ryann Bailee.Lonnie Hughes’ homecoming from a year’s tour in Afghanistan with the Army National Guard was joyful

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Fires common on Thanksgiving

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) says Thanksgiving Day is the leading day for home cooking fires,

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Jasper Scott resigns from City Council

Councilman Jasper Scott‘s resignation from the Mount Vernon City Council was the only action item on this week’s  agenda for the council.

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Utility district, city negotiate for rights to water customers

The Cypress Springs Special Utility District (CS-SUD) and City of Mount Vernon are currently negotiating for rights to future new water customers.

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Suspect Love dies from wounds Monday, officers safe, return to duty

Deputies J. D. Jackson and Robert Zinn calm themselves as they survey the siteFranklin County Sheriff’s Deputies J. D. Jackson and Robert Zinn calm themselves as they survey the site where they and four other officers concluded a chase and shoot out

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Fire alarm at Jordan’s

Franklin County Investigator Robert Zinn and volunteers with the Mount Vernon Fire Department Jeremy Cox and Kenneth Cupp examine burnt fibers in the bottom of a trash receptacleFranklin County Investigator Robert Zinn and volunteers with the Mount Vernon Fire Department Jeremy Cox and Kenneth Cupp examine burnt fibers

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Second annual Turkey Bowling Nov. 13

Mount Vernon Elementary School will be hosts for the second annual Turkey Bowling event on Tuesday, Nov. 13.

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