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Council asks for more information for possible food, lodging inspections

After reviewing a sample ordinance on conducting inspections of food and lodging providers, members of the Mount Vernon City Council requested more information on requirements,

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Businessman explores possibility of beer barn

Mount Vernon businessman Steve Everett discussed the possibility of a drive through area for a convenience store at the regular June meeting of the Mount Vernon City Council.

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No action on request for increase for library staff pay

A request for a mid-year pay raise for three members of the staff at the Franklin County Library got no support from members of the Franklin County Commissioner’s Court Monday, June 24.

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City’s clean up starts Saturday

The City of Mount Vernon’s Third Quarter Clean-up is set to begin Saturday, July 6. It continues Monday through Saturday, July 8-13. The city will offer access to

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Costs to drop for employee insurance

The cost of health insurance provided to Franklin County Water District employees is to drop 5.8 percent from last year’s premium. Members of the district’s board of directors

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Fireworks in Talco

The Talco Volunteer Fire Department will be hosts for a Fourth of July Fireworks Show, Thursday, July 4 at the Talco Park. The community is encouraged to attend the event

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Speeds to increase on Hwy. 37

Speeds on State Highway 37 north of Mount Vernon to near Bogata will be increasing from 70 mph to 75 mph. This will go into affect as soon as signs are put into place. Work

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Fireworks at Lake Cypress Springs

Fireworks at Lake Cypress SpringsThe composite photo shows a few of the displays that pleased spectators during the sixteenth annual Independence Day fireworks show organized by the Boltz family on Saturday, June 29.

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Patrol increased for July 4 holiday

The Texas Department of Public Safety will increase DWI patrols for a 10-day period that includes the July 4 holiday. From June 28 through July 7, DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in

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