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Fire departments required to apply for grants

Local volunteer fire departments are now required to apply for training grants available through the Texas Forestry Service.

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Retailers preparing to sell beer and wine

Retailers are ready to begin the sale of alcohol from their restaurants and stores.

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Carry the Load to march through Mount Vernon

The Carry the Load relay will pass through downtown Mount Vernon again this year on its way from West Point, N.Y. to Dallas during Memorial Day weekend.

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Petition circulating for turn safety at sports field road

Copies of a petition are circulating seeking help from the Texas Department of Transportation to make getting to youth ball games at the Franklin County Sports Complex less hazardous.

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Drivers urged to watch for motorcycles

The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding drivers on Texas roadways to use extra caution around motorcycles as part of Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month, which is observed during the month of May.

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Alcohol propositions pass, council incumbents re-elected

Residents will soon be able to purchase beer and wine at local stores and have a glass or a bottle with their meal at local restaurants with the passage of the local option alcohol sales.

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Local department assists Titus County with manhunt

Officers with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department assisted Titus County with a manhunt on Sunday, May 5.

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Portable rumble strips debuted by TxDOT

Portable rumble stripsNew temporary, portable rumble strips are now showing up at entrances to work zones across the nine county Paris District.

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Sidewalk project kick-off

Mount Vernon Main Street Alliance Board Members and City of Mount Vernon staff gathered to mark the long awaited start of the sidewalk improvement projectMount Vernon Main Street Alliance Board Members and City of Mount Vernon staff gathered to mark the long awaited start of the sidewalk improvement project

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