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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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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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Hughes home from Afganistan

Ronnie Wayne Hughes of Scroggins was to be welcomed home from a year’s tour in Afghanistan Wednesday afternoon.

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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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Gadlin is Miss Teen Dallas

Asja Gadlin was crowned 2012 Miss Teen DallasAsja Gadlin was crowned 2012 Miss Teen Dallas on Saturday, Nov. 3.

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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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Water district board expected to change administrative penalties

The Franklin County Water District’s Board of Directors is attempting to close a loophole in the district’s administrative penalty policy.

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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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Three veteran programs planned

Local programs are planned Friday, Sunday and Monday to honor U.S. veterans and their families.

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