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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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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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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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State highway summer maintenance starts Friday

The Texas Department of Transportation’s regular summer “seal coat” program will reach Franklin County Friday, July 13.

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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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Saluting the flag

J.D. Baumgardner, Bert Edmondson, and Ron Milton pause to salute the American flagJ.D. Baumgardner, Bert Edmondson, and Ron Milton pause to salute the American flag on Wednesday, July 4.

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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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United Way sets $55,000 goal, agencies approved for 2013 funding

The United Way of Franklin County set a new goal of $55,000 for its 2012 campaign that will be raised in 2013.

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