Fri07252014

Last updateThu, 24 Jul 2014 9am

Back You are here: Home News News

News

City keeps Monday as meeting day

The Mount Vernon City Council will keep its second and fourth Monday meeting schedule after a special meeting Monday, February 24. The workshop session which followed informed the council of the preparations for the next phase of work for the sewer line replacement project.

Read more: City keeps Monday as meeting day

Water District seeks comments on contractor registration

The Franklin County Water District continued the discussion of a proposal to implement a contractor registration requirement at their February meeting last week.

Read more: Water District seeks comments on contractor registration

Utility district approves $95,000 in delivery system improvements

Two more major delivery system improvement projects were approved by the Cypress Springs Special Utility District’s Board of Directors. The board approved approximately $95,000 for the projects at their February meeting last week on recommendations from Richard Zachary, general manager for the district.

Read more: Utility district approves $95,000 in delivery system improvements

Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone okayed

The formation of the Franklin County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone No.1 was formalized in the Monday, February 24 meeting of the Franklin County Commissioners Court.

Read more: Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone okayed

Early voting in party primaries underway, profiles on candidates published

Early voting by personal appearance in the Republican and Democrat parties’ General Primary elections began Tuesday, February 18. A slow but steady group of 49 voters came to the poll the first day,

Read more: Early voting in party primaries underway, profiles on candidates published

Early voting ends Friday, election day is Tuesday

In person early voting for the General Primary Election continues 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday, February 28. Election day voting is set for Tuesday, March 4. The early voting polling place is in the south lobby of the Franklin County Law Enforcement Center.

Read more: Early voting ends Friday, election day is Tuesday

Community mourns loss of retired sheriff Chuck White

A long line of service vehicles led the funeral procession to the City Cemetery for former Franklin County Sheriff Chuck White.A long line of service vehicles led the funeral procession to the City Cemetery for former Franklin County Sheriff Chuck White. The sanctuary at the First Baptist Church of Mount Vernon was filled to capacity by Franklin County citizens, northeast Texas law enforcement officials, friends

Read more: Community mourns loss of retired sheriff Chuck White

Three file for mayor, city council seats

There are three candidates each for the seats open on the Mount Vernon City Council/Mayor and the Mount Vernon Independent School District’s Board of Trustees.

Read more: Three file for mayor, city council seats

Lakes Regional Community Center to expand services

Regional Director Rochelle Sills and Director of Behavioral Health James Williams stand beside the Mobile Primary Healthcare UnitLakes Regional Community Center is expanding their services for clients in Franklin, Titus, Morris and Camp counties. The organization will continue to operate their Mental Health Clinic on 16th St. in Mount Pleasant, but has added a Counseling Center and a Mobile Primary Healthcare Unit.

Read more: Lakes Regional Community Center to expand services