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Saving the kitty

Mount Vernon volunteer firefighter Shannon Clawson and EMS worker Katrina Easterling administer oxygen to a Maine Coon catMount Vernon volunteer firefighter Shannon Clawson and EMS worker Katrina Easterling administer oxygen to a Maine Coon cat named Gizmo

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City funded $3.8 million for waste lines, lift station

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approved a loan in the amount of $3,820,000 to the City of Mount Vernon late last week.

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Attempt to break longest line dance record set for Saturday

Members of the American Legion Auxiliary need the public’s help in breaking the world record for the Longest Line Dance.

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Cyclist Ovard dies during Tour de Cypress Saturday

Retired Dallas fireman Gary Dennis Ovard suffered an apparent heart attack and became the first fatality to occur during the eight year existence of the Tour de Cypress event.

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New imaging procedure helps diagnose Alzheimer’s disease

A new imaging procedure at ETMC will help doctors to pinpoint key differences between Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

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Soldier killed in Afghanistan

Sgt. Tanner S. HigginsSgt. Tanner S. Higgins, age 23 of Yantis, Texas, died Saturday, April 14 in Logar province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire.

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Election worker training set locally

The Secretary of State has required mandatory election training for all workers in the upcoming Primary Elections.

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Sign up begins for CodeRed system

The new CodeRed high-speed notification solution and the CodeRed Weather Warning service is now operational in Franklin County,

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Clean audit report for water district

The Franklin County Water District received a clean audit for the 2011 year.

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