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Lovier honored on retirement

Franklin County Judge Paul Lovier, rightFranklin County Judge Paul Lovier, right, was honored with a reception and a plaque for his 29 years of service as a county official Monday afternoon, December 8.

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Teresia Wims to retire as city’s economic development director

Teresia WimsTeresia Wims announced her retirement as the Executive Director for the Mount Vernon Economic Development Corporation last week in a letter to the EDC Board and Mount Vernon City Council.

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District providing services to Pickton, Cornersville

Maintenance agreements with both the Pickton and Cornersville water supply corporations were reported in effect at the November meeting of the Cypress Springs Special Utility District’s Board of Directors.

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Ambulance contract tabled for Commissioners review

The Ambulance Service Agreement between Franklin County and Titus Regional Medical Center for ambulance service in Franklin County was tabled when it was determined

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Stonecypher resigns as city administrator

Tony StonecypherMount Vernon City Administrator Tony Stonecypher announced he would be leaving Texas to return to his native Iowa. The move comes less than two years into his tenure.

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Tree of Remembrance ceremony Thursday

A Tree of Remembrance and Candlelight Service has been set for Thursday, December 11 at 6 p.m. at Sam B. Harvey Funeral Home.

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Candidate deadline Monday for CS-SUD

The deadline for candidates to file and have their name on the ballot in the Cypress Springs Special Utility District’s (SUD) board of directors election is Monday, December 8.

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Mount Vernon selected for Courthouse Square Initiative

The City of Mount Vernon was selected for a pilot project by the Texas State Historical Commission called the Courthouse Square Initiative, announced Carolyn Teague, coordinator for the Mount Vernon Main Street program.

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Smoking oven

This oven was evicted from the Super Handy Exxon on Hwy. 37 for smoking on the job.This oven was evicted from the Super Handy Exxon on Hwy. 37 for smoking on the job. Mount Vernon volunteer firefighters were called to the convenience store around 8 a.m. on Monday, December 1.

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