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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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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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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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Property records available locally

Property records for Franklin County are available locally for a nominal fee at the County Clerk’s office.

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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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County to provide cash transfers for ETMC in Medicaid program

Franklin County will serve as the government entity to provide Inter-governmental Transfers (IGT) for the local hospital and physicians clinic.

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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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Mount Vernon earns state’s Gold Award third year in a row

Mount Vernon City Administrator Eddie Turner presented City Secretary Tina Rose with the Gold Award for financial transparencyMount Vernon City Administrator Eddie Turner presented City Secretary Tina Rose with the Gold Award for financial transparency from the Texas State Comptroller Susan Combs.

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