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Attorney General warns of utility bill payment scam

A new identity theft scam that is sweeping the country claims that Americans can get federal financial assistance to help cover the cost of their utility bills.

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Voting precincts are consolidated for runoff

Only one voting location will be open election day for the party Runoff Election.

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County moves to bundle services with Suddenlink

Franklin County Commissioners Court members chose to bundle the county’s telephone, cable and internet with increased fiber-optic capabilities to 10 megabytes per second through Suddenlink.

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Sewerline location to be moved, delays project slightly

The location of the west end of the planned I-30 sewer line was approved to be moved by the Mount Vernon City Council at their meeting last week.

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City awards $239,904 I-30 sewer contract

The Mount Vernon’s City Council awarded a $239,903.50 contract to complete 5,147 feet of eight inch gravity flow sewer line

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CodeRed can find lost children, senior citizens

The newly implemented CodeRed warning system provides more than just weather information.

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Historical Commissioned honored with Distinguished Service Award

Judge Paul Lovier presents the Distinguished Service Award to B. F. Hicks and other members of the Historical Commission.The Texas Historical Commission (THC) recognized Franklin County with the 2011 Distinguished Service Award.

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Early voting in person for Runoff Primary begins Monday

In-person early voting for the July 31 Runoff Primary elections begins Monday, July 23 and continues through Friday, July 27.

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Unisex restroom operational at park

At least one unisex restroom is operating at Little Creek Park according to Saundra Dunn, city councilwoman and chairman of the economic restructuring committee

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