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Water line started on I-30

Work began this week to lay a new eight inch water line along the north service road from I-30 to east of Gadlin St.Work began this week to lay a new eight inch water line along the north service road from I-30 to east of Gadlin St.

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Cunningham files for water district board

Gary Cunningham has filed for re-election to the Franklin County Water District Board of Directors Place 1 seat.

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The wall came tumbling down

A portion of the eastern wall of the building at the corner of Main and Houston streets came tumbling downA portion of the eastern wall of the building at the corner of Main and Houston streets came tumbling down on Sunday, Feb. 17 around 5 p.m.

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Sidewalk project awarded to Miller construction $121,830

L.F. Miller Construction of Emory last week was awarded the contract to rebuild the sidewalks and ramps on the south side of the square in downtown Mount Vernon.

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Social Security benefits to go paperless March 1

A big change is on the way for those Texans who still receive paper checks for their Social Security benefits.

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Stonecypher is new city administrator

Kelly and Tony StonecypherAnthony “Tony” Stonecypher of Aurora, Missouri was appointed to be the next administrator for the City of Mount Vernon.

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Reservation program reviewed by board

A review of a customized reservation program was demonstrated for members of the Franklin County Water District’s Board of Directors at their January meeting.

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Beer, wine election ordered by City of Mount Vernon

Elections for the sale of beer and wine inside the Mount Vernon City Limits were ordered for Saturday, May 11.

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Local group finds Austin Days informative

Franklin County participants at Austin DaysFourteen people from Mount Vernon and Franklin County traveled to Austin for two days of lobbying for local concerns and to receive legislative updates.

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