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Brod welcome reception Monday

A reception welcoming Sarah Brod as the Texas AgriLife Extension Agent for Agriculture, Natural Resources and 4-H in Franklin County will be from 5 to 6 p.m. Monday, February 12, at the  county’s multi-purpose building.

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Alert: new stop sign downtown

 TxDOT workers installed a new four-way stop sign on the southeast corner of the downtown Mount Vernon plaza Drivers beware. A new four-way stop sign was installed on the southeast corner of the downtown Mount Vernon plaza on Friday, February 2 where Main and Houston streets intersect.

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Book donation

Jean Pamplin, at left, and David LopezJean Pamplin, at left, and David Lopez donated a “3-D Super Pig” coloring-comic book to the Franklin County Library last week. Mrs. Pamplin wrote the book, and Mr. Lopez provided the illustrations.

Rhymes-Johnson is speaker for Black History Month program

Connie Rhymes-JohnsonConnie Rhymes-Johnson, an area educator and president of the local area chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), will be the featured speaker at the 10th annual Black History Month program.

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Roberts, Elledge receive promotions

Chad Elledge, Linda RobertsFirst National Bank of Gilmer recently promoted Linda Roberts to Vice President and Chad Elledge to Chief Administrative Officer.

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Catch phrase, signage topics at Main St. partners meeting

A group of Main Street partners met last week to put extra effort into getting the Mount Vernon uniqueness and name in front of the thousands of travelers each day along I-30 with both a catch phrase and signage.

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Election filing open for local board seats

Registration is now open for anyone wishing to sign up as a candidate for seats on the Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees and the Mount Vernon City Council.

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Monday deadline to register to vote in general primaries

The deadline to be registered in order to qualify to vote in the 2018 General Primary Elections is Monday, February 5.

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Lee, Fowler promoted at First National Bank

Andrew Lee, Robin FowlerThe promotion of Andrew Lee and Robin Fowler to Assistant Vice Presidents was recently announced by Kenneth Greer, President of First National Bank, following the January Board of Directors meeting.

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