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Virtuoso Horn Duo to perform at The Music Hall

Kristina Mascher and Kerry TurneThe Luxembourg based Virtuoso Horn Duo will perform music for French horn and strings at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, November 3 in the Mount Vernon Music Hall.

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Teen short story writing contest deadline approaching

A teen only short story contest is now open for submissions with no entry fee. The contest, sponsored by the Northeast Texas Writers Organization, will close November 1, 2018.

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AirB&B type rentals blocked to protect property values

A “loophole” in the Franklin County Water District’s Rules and Regulations was closed to continue the district’s policy of protecting property values by blocking short term rentals of district property.

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Public Notice - REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS - 10/18/2018

Franklin County plans to apply for the 2019-2020 Community Development Fund.

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Back to school bash

Children wait anxiously as door prizes are awarded at the Back to school Bash at Sulphur River Cowboy ChurchChildren wait anxiously as door prizes are awarded at the Back to school Bash at Sulphur River Cowboy Church Saturday, August 25.

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Sixteenth Handicapable Rodeo successful

Saltillo students Chris Boekhorst, Levi Hoover, and Michael Clover bounce James Shultice on the barrel-bull rideSaltillo students Chris Boekhorst, Levi Hoover, and Michael Clover bounce James Shultice on the barrel-bull ride.

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School fair

Mount Vernon ISD’s Media Specialist, Diane Ramsay, at right, greeted families as they entered the Back to School FairMount Vernon ISD’s Media Specialist, Diane Ramsay, at right, greeted families as they entered the Back to School Fair Thursday, Aug. 9 at the district’s main campus.

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The Red Cross needs you

The Red Cross is in need of people who would be willing to help the local area prepare and respond to emergencies.

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Tax rate up slightly, personnel costs much of budget increase

Franklin County Commissioners Court members voted 4:1 in favor of setting the 2018 tax rate at $0.545310 to support the $5.4 million 2019 budget during their Monday, August 13 meeting.

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