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City council tables abatement proposal

A proposal to provide three years of value added ad valorem tax abatement to real property to be built and occupied by McDonald’s of Mount Vernon was tabled

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Property owners to be notified of change

Property owners along the north service road west of Mount Vernon to the Franklin / Hopkins County line will be receiving notification letters.

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Warrants cleared during roundup

Individuals with warrants from the Mount Vernon Police Department, Municipal Court, and the Franklin County Justice of the Peace

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The poles tumble down

 oversized load on a trailer caught an overhead power lineVernon Simpson, age 62 of St. Joseph, Mo. was traveling south on Spur 423 with an oversized load on a trailer

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KiteFest crowd doubles for second annual event

Caped crusaders Batman and Robin pursue the Penguin in the skies over Franklin County during KiteFest at the Franklin County AirportAn estimated 2,000 people attended the second annual KiteFest event at the Franklin County Airport on Saturday, March 16.

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Phase II Courthouse Plans submitted to for state review

The Phase II plans for the interior restoration of the Franklin County Courthouse were completed, County Judge Paul Lovier told members of the Commissioners Court at their meeting Monday, March 25.

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Mount Vernon Volunteer Fire Department Blood Drive

Tricia Avis with Carter Blood Care watches over Kenneth Cupp as he donates blood Tricia Avis with Carter Blood Care watches over Kenneth Cupp as he donates blood

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Disc golf championships conducted at Selah Ranch

Disc golf tournament players and spectators participate in a putting game called Ring of Fire on Sunday afternoon at Selah Ranch.Disc golf tournament players and spectators participate in a putting game called Ring of Fire on Sunday afternoon at Selah Ranch.

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IRS now accepting all types tax filings

The Internal Revenue Service announced recently that it has finished updating its tax-processing systems allowing all remaining individual and business taxpayers to file their 2012 federal income tax returns.

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