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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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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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City and school open seats filled

There will not be any need to conduct elections for the City of Mount Vernon council seats nor for the Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustee seats for 2012.

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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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Free Tax help offered

Filing your 2011 federal tax return doesn’t have to be a pull-your-hair-out experience.

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Zero lot lines proposed, solid waste contract change discussed

Proposals for both a zero lot line construction project and the on-going review of the solid waste disposal contract were questioned at the monthly workshop session of the Mount Vernon City Council

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Second payroll error found

Preparations for the annual external audit revealed a second payroll issue for Franklin County.

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Theft charge dropped against Petty, wrongful termination suit continues

A charge of theft filed by the Mount Vernon ISD against Faron Petty was dismissed by the Franklin County Court on Tuesday, February 28.

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County’s fire claim short for rebuild

The county is looking for an additional $15,000-$30,000 in payments from the insurance company after the fire at the Northeast Texas Opportunities, Inc. (NETO) building late last month.

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