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Contract awarded for sidewalk project

C. E. Marler and Associates of Kilgore was awarded the contract to rebuild the sidewalks on the east side of the square in downtown Mount Vernon at the City Council meeting on Monday, January 25.

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Two candidates file for MVISD trustee board

Incumbents Aaron Sanders and Richard Carr have filed for re-election to the Mount Vernon Independent School District Board of Trustees in the May 7 local elections.

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Up to $18,000 in job incentives approved by EDC

The Mount Vernon Economic Development Corporation’s Board of Directors approved up to $18,000 in delayed job incentives for the Franklin County Family Health Clinic

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Republican forum

Sid Hicks addresses the crowd of about 45 people at the Republican candidate forumSid Hicks addresses the crowd of about 45 people at the Republican candidate forum on Thursday, January 21 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

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Chamber nomination deadline approaching

The deadline to submit nominations for Man, Woman, and Agriculturist of the year is fast approaching.  Both individuals and organizations may submit nominations.

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First dental clinic conducted at Family Health Center

Philip Onyirimba, Rodney Onwu, Erika McFadden, and Dr. Marie Latortue work on a patient at the first free dental clinic.Philip Onyirimba, Rodney Onwu, Erika McFadden, and Dr. Marie Latortue work on a patient at the first free dental clinic. by the Baylor College of Dentistry on Saturday, January 23

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Lowe’s RDC teams up with Family Health Center

Lowe’s Regional Distribution Center (LRDC) has named the Franklin County Family Health Center (FCFHC) as primary provider for the treatment of occupational injuries.

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PolyCarts being delivered, use mandatory next week

A sea of red PolyCarts awaits delivery to city residents. Workers with Sanitation Solutions should have them all delivered by the end The last of almost 1,000 red PolyCart trash containers are being delivered to city trash pick up customers this week with mandatory use of the carts to begin Wednesday, February 3.

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City, school filings open for May elections

Registration opened Wednesday for anyone wishing to sign up as a candidate for seats on the Mount Vernon Independent School District Board of Trustees and the Mount Vernon City Council.

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