Fri02052016

Last updateThu, 04 Feb 2016 3pm

Back You are here: Home News News

News

City to appoint property maintenance appeals board

Mount Vernon City Administrator Tony Stonecypher notified the city council last week of the need to create a new board. Council members will consider appointing members

Read more: City to appoint property maintenance appeals board

City proposes place numbers for council seats

A proposal to make each of the council seats a place, which would still be elected at-large, was requested to be listed as an action item on the Mount Vernon City Council’s meeting agenda for August.

Read more: City proposes place numbers for council seats

Property values rise more than nine percent

The Franklin County Appraisal District released the certified tax rolls to local taxing entities this week showing overall values rose 9.5 percent.

Read more: Property values rise more than nine percent

Fire in the wall

Members of the South Franklin Volunteer Fire Department sprayed water into the wallMembers of the South Franklin Volunteer Fire Department sprayed water into the wall of a building at Premier Shavings on FM 900 on Friday, July 26 after a fire outside spread inside.

Read more: Fire in the wall

Deputy Grantham certified as Crime Prevention Officer

Deputy John GranthamFranklin County Sheriff’s Deputy John Grantham recently attended training through the Texas Crime Prevention Association to become a Crime Prevention Officer.

Read more: Deputy Grantham certified as Crime Prevention Officer

Mediators on Nichols lake project proposed

The Region C Water Planning Group (Dallas area) plans to appoint mediators to resolve the conflict over the construction of Marvin Nichols Reservoir. The action is planned at their meeting at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5,

Read more: Mediators on Nichols lake project proposed

Historical commission recognized by state for distinguished service

Franklin County Judge Paul Lovier presented the Texas Historical Commission’s  Distinguished Service Award to B. F. Hicks, local commission chairman,  members of the board and volunteers last MondayThe Texas Historical Commission (THC) recognized the Franklin County Historical Commission (FCHC) with a Distinguished Service Award for the 2012 year of service.

Read more: Historical commission recognized by state for distinguished service

County files preliminary budget

Franklin County filed a preliminary 2014 budget with the county clerk as required Wednesday, July 31. However, the numbers are skewed since the figures

Read more: County files preliminary budget

Fifth county budget meeting Monday

The fifth in the series of 2014 budget workshops for Franklin County has been set for 8:30 a.m. Monday, July 29 at the East Courthouse Annex at 502 E. Main St., Mount Vernon.

Read more: Fifth county budget meeting Monday