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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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Veteran assisted by the VFW and sheriff’s department

Terry Roach accepts a bus ticket from VFW Post 3992  Commander June Harrison and Quartermaster Ron Gibson.Terry Roach accepts a bus ticket from VFW Post 3992 Commander June Harrison and Quartermaster Ron Gibson.

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Main Street training set Wednesday, Feb. 27

Jill RobinsonA region wide training for members of Main Street Boards will be conducted locally Wednesday, Feb. 27.

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Appropriateness of new electronic sign questioned

After receiving complaints from citizens, the Mount Vernon City Council referred the appropriateness of a sign for review by the Mount Vernon Landmark Commission.

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Phillips appointed new Franklin County Auditor

Tina PhillipsTina R. Phillips, a certified public accountant, assumed duties as the Franklin County Auditor Tuesday, Feb. 19.

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Candidate filing deadline is Friday, March 1 in local elections

The deadline to register as a candidate for a listing on the ballot for the May 11 elections for the Mount Vernon City Council, the Mount Vernon Independent School District Board of Trustees and the Franklin County Water District Board of Directors is 5 p.m. on Friday, March 1.

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Water line started on I-30

Work began this week to lay a new eight inch water line along the north service road from I-30 to east of Gadlin St.Work began this week to lay a new eight inch water line along the north service road from I-30 to east of Gadlin St.

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Dam clean up

Dam clean upA pile of trees, brush, and undergrowth was recently removed from the back side of the dam for the City Lake of Mount Vernon.

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Cunningham files for water district board

Gary Cunningham has filed for re-election to the Franklin County Water District Board of Directors Place 1 seat.

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