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Broadband cabling moves through area

Crews worked last week to lay fiber optic cable along Hwy. 37Crews worked last week to lay fiber optic cable along Hwy. 37.

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Officers involved in Winfield fatal shooting return to duty

Winfield police officers Brad Wardrup and Charlie Walker were released Monday, March 12 to return to their normal duties.

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Veterans endorsement available on driver’s license

Although it does not cover all veterans, the newly approved Texas driver’s license with the “veteran endorsement” is the closest thing available.

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Taxpayers should be aware of phony IRS e-mail

Do not open attachments, click on links or respond to fraudulent email that appears to come from the IRS, warns the office of the Texas Attorney General.

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Economic, Main St. offices may move

City Administrator Eddie Turner announced potential plans for the Mount Vernon Economic Development Office and Mount Vernon Main Street office to be relocated

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Diabetes seminar set at Texas Lions Camp

The Texas Lions Camp, in cooperation with Dr. Stephen Ponder, is conducting an exclusive advanced diabetes education seminar

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Community Wildfire Protection Plan

Texas Forest Service area leaders joined Franklin County Judge Paul Lovier and representatives from the county’s four volunteer fire departmentsTexas Forest Service area leaders joined Franklin County Judge Paul Lovier and representatives from the county’s four volunteer fire departments to sign a Community Wildfire Protection Plan

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Gathering of Eagle Scouts set at Camp F.H. Dierks

A gathering of Eagle Scouts will be conducted on Saturday, March 17, in celebration of the one 100th anniversary of the first Eagle Scout.

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Below average rainfall recorded in February, conservation continues

In February 2012, the rainfall amount for the month was below average.

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