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City’s solid waste disposal contract down to wire Tuesday

The Mount Vernon City Council must decide whether or not to change contractors for its solid waste disposal at their next meeting at 5:30 p.m.

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Water district drops Mild Drought Condition

The Franklin County Water District issued a statement Monday that the district has reached a termination condition for the Mild Drought Condition declared in late October 2011.

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Voter registration cards to be mailed Friday, no new candidates

Although the three judge federal court in San Antonio did not set a specific date in the orders it released last week,

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Economic projects move to hearing

Two economic development projects were authorized to proceed to public hearing by the Mount Vernon Economic Development Corporation’s (EDC) Board of Directors

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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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Dunn, Sears honored

Saundra Dunn, Mayor Margaret SearsCouncilwoman Saundra Dunn and Mayor Margaret Sears were recently honored for their continued education training.

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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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Hicks resigns from city council

Two term Mount Vernon City Councilman B. F. Hicks tendered his resignation from the council last week.

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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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