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Customers meeting new rail operators today

The customers on the Northeast Texas Rural Rail Transportation District’s (NETEX) rail line have been invited to a meet and greet luncheon with the group’s new short-line operators this morning Thursday, July 9.

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Weight training

Brock Nellor takes part in weight lifting in a hallway at the field house as part of the Mount Vernon ISD summer conditioning program.Brock Nellor takes part in weight lifting in a hallway at the field house as part of the Mount Vernon ISD summer conditioning program.

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Girls golf

Laney Wright, center, was first place individual. Team members are, left to right, Brook Smith, Mariska de Bruijn, Wright, Peyton Steen, and Vanessa Aguilar.The Mount Vernon High School Lady Tigers golf team won first place at a tournament at the Mount Pleasant Country Club Monday, March 2.

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Relay for Life

Bentley Alvarez, four year-old son of Brittany and Jose Alvarez,Bentley Alvarez, four year-old son of Brittany and Jose Alvarez, led the Survivors parade on Friday, June 12 as part of the Relay For Life - Tri County, Texas for Hopkins, Franklin and Rains Counties in Sulphur Springs.

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Temperatures fluctuate in wide range during January

Weather in Franklin County during January 2020 ranged from a record 76° high to a 28° low.

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Farmers market, Second Saturday postponed

The start-up of the annual Farmers Market and Second Saturday on the Square will be delayed until June due to the COVID-19 disaster restrictions.

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Broiler show meeting set

Two mandatory meeting dates for students planning to participate in the broiler category of the Mount Vernon - Saltillo Young Farmer Project Show in March 2020 have been set.

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City clean-up starts Saturday, county Pct. 4 continues

The City of Mount Vernon’s Second Quarter (Spring) Clean-up will begin Saturday, April 25, and continue April 27 through May 2,

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HOME program

Contractors begin to install roof decking at a residence on Olive Street that is being replaced as part of the City of Mount Vernon’s HOME program.Contractors begin to install roof decking at a residence on Olive Street that is being replaced as part of the City of Mount Vernon’s HOME program.

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