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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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