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Ground broken for Mount Vernon infrastructure project

EDC president David Weidman, Mayor Margaret Sears, and FCIF president Jerry Hubbell turned the first shovels of dirt for the projectEDC president David Weidman, Mayor Margaret Sears, and FCIF president Jerry Hubbell turned the first shovels of dirt for the project during a ground breaking ceremony Thursday, Aug. 23.

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Human West Nile case numbers rising in NE Texas

Eighty-three new cases of West Nile illness were reported last week in Texas counties, according to the State health department in Tyler.

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Jordan Health acquires San Antonio company

Jordan Health Services recently announced that effective Aug. 13, 2012, Jordan and Dominion Care Home Health have combined their organizations

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Disaster Assistance Program available until Sept. 4

The local USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) staff reminds producers that they have until Tuesday, Sept. 4, to purchase coverage through the Non-insurable Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP).

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City proposes same tax rate, budget available for review

The Mount Vernon City Council is proposing a balanced budget.

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DPS to step up patrol for the holiday

The Texas Department of Public Safety, DPS, began increasing DWI patrols Sunday, Aug. 19. They will continue the added effort through Wednesday, Sept. 5

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Congress to hear about Lyme Disease

A Senate Field Hearing on Lyme Disease is set for Thursday, Aug. 30.

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Bankhead Highway pilot for THC

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) last Thursday contracted with the Austin consulting firm of Hardy-Heck-Moore to begin surveying the Texas route of the coast-to-coast Bankhead Highway,

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Pine Valley owes $244,726 in taxes

According to the Franklin County Tax Assessor’s office, more than $375,000 is owed in delinquent taxes, and that is only the top 10 tax debtors.

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