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Candidate registration continues for elections

The process of registering as a candidate for a position for both the Mount Vernon City Council and the MVISD Board of Trustees continues this week.

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Error caused county to over pay county attorneys $30,742

Franklin County Treasurer Betty Sue Allen reported the discovery of a salary payment error which caused the county to over pay its last two county attorneys.

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Thermal imaging equipment sought

Sponsors are being sought to assist the Mount Vernon Volunteer Fire Department in purchasing a portable thermal imaging machine.

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Lowry is elected First National Bank director

Stan Lowry is elected First National Bank directorStan Lowry was elected as a member of the First National Bank of Mount Vernon’s Board of Directors

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Ceremonial flag program announced

Steve Austin, the County Veteran Service Officer, CVSO, for Franklin and Titus counties, is asking for assistance with a “Special Project” a Ceremonial Flags Adoption and Sponsorship Program.

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Crime Stoppers

Some time between Sunday, Dec. 11 and Monday, Dec.12, 2011, unknown actor(s) entered property located on County Road SE4340 in the Clearwater Community of Franklin County.

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City considering duplex regulations

The Mount Vernon City Council  will be considering allowing duplex housing in residential areas at a Tuesday, Feb. 14 meeting.

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ETMC patient enrolled in new St. Jude Medical trial

The East Texas Medical Center Cardiovascular Institute has enrolled its first patient in a new trial sponsored by St. Jude Medical

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Franklin County awarded $3.1 million for Courthouse interior

Franklin County was awarded $3,116,011 in grant funds for work to restore the interior of the historic 1912 Franklin County Courthouse.

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