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Taxable values up slightly for local entities

The Franklin County Appraisal District released the certified tax rolls to local taxing entities this week.

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More expenses, revenue loss projected by auditor

Projections for additional expenses and slight revenue losses were pointed out by the Franklin County Auditor at the special workshop session of the Franklin County Commissioners Court Monday.

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Council reviews capital purchase requests for 2017-18

The City of Mount Vernon City Council got their first look at the proposed budget for 2017-18 fiscal year Monday night which initially includes about $100,000 in additional revenue and almost $300,000 on a wish list of capital expense items to be honed down.

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Crowd gathers for VanDeaver Town Hall Meeting

State Representative Gary VanDeaver’s Town Hall Meeting attracted more than 40 people to the Mount Vernon High School Lecture Hall on Thursday, July 13.State Representative Gary VanDeaver’s Town Hall Meeting attracted more than 40 people to the Mount Vernon High School Lecture Hall on Thursday, July 13.

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Expected more than $100,000 in increased costs, services

Franklin County Commissioners Court members will be dealing with a bare bones 2018 budget mirroring last year’s document with an anticipated $100,000 more in new or increased expenses for services, personnel and indigent costs.

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Evans gets life for “pimping” teenager

Otis Justin Evans, IIIThe infringement of some of the ugliness of the world was brought home in the conviction and a sentence of life in prison for Otis Justin Evans, III

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Commissioner Young raises wild dog concerns

Pct. 4 Commissioner Sam Young made a plea for immediate action to other members of the Franklin County Commissioners Court to deal with roaming dogs at the Monday meeting.

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House fire

Firefighters work to control a house fire in the 4000 block of CR NW1019 around 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 15.Firefighters work to control a house fire in the 4000 block of CR NW1019 around 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 15.

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VanDeaver Town Hall Meeting Thursday

A Town Hall Meeting with State Representative Gary VanDeaver will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 13 in the Lecture Hall at Mount Vernon High School.

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