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ETMC clinic will close, patient records will stay with Latortue

The ETMC First Physicians clinic in Mount Vernon will close at the end of the business day at 3 p.m. Friday, January 30, 2015. The decision to close the clinic was prompted by the resignation of Dr. Jean Latortue, the sole physician in the practice.

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Water district’s 2015 Budget approved

The Franklin County Water District’s Board of Directors approved a $1.756 million budget for 2015. The total included $986,000 in operating expenses and $770,500 in capital expenditures and special project expenses, all of which may not be used.

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Teresia Wims to retire as city’s economic development director

Teresia WimsTeresia Wims announced her retirement as the Executive Director for the Mount Vernon Economic Development Corporation last week in a letter to the EDC Board and Mount Vernon City Council.

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Incumbents file for district board, write-in filing open through Monday

Only incumbents have filed  as candidates in the Cypress Springs Special Utility District (SUD) director election. The deadline to file and have their name printed on the ballot was Monday, December  8.

Read more: Incumbents file for district board, write-in filing open through Monday

Ambulance contract tabled for Commissioners review

The Ambulance Service Agreement between Franklin County and Titus Regional Medical Center for ambulance service in Franklin County was tabled when it was determined

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County makes $80,000 loan to Latortue for renovations

The Franklin County Commissioners Court approved an $80,000 loan from the county’s Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund to Dr. Jean Latortue at their meeting Monday, December 8.

Read more: County makes $80,000 loan to Latortue for renovations

Tree of Remembrance ceremony Thursday

A Tree of Remembrance and Candlelight Service has been set for Thursday, December 11 at 6 p.m. at Sam B. Harvey Funeral Home.

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Lovier honored on retirement

Franklin County Judge Paul Lovier, rightFranklin County Judge Paul Lovier, right, was honored with a reception and a plaque for his 29 years of service as a county official Monday afternoon, December 8.

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Mount Vernon selected for Courthouse Square Initiative

The City of Mount Vernon was selected for a pilot project by the Texas State Historical Commission called the Courthouse Square Initiative, announced Carolyn Teague, coordinator for the Mount Vernon Main Street program.

Read more: Mount Vernon selected for Courthouse Square Initiative