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Year-to-date rainfall accumulation record set

There were no temperature records set during April in Franklin County, but the year-to-date rainfall exceeded the previous record. During the first four months of 2015, a total of 25.3 inches has been recorded

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Taking one for a good cause

Cade Hohenberger, store manager for the local Brookshire’s, submitted to a very messy pie in the face at the annual Relay for LifeCade Hohenberger, store manager for the local Brookshire’s, submitted to a very messy pie in the face at the annual Relay for Life event on Saturday, May 2. His pie contained not only whipped cream,

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Eastern Star Fish Fry

Members of the Order of the Eastern Star dish up fried fish and all the fixings during their fund raiserMembers of the Order of the Eastern Star dish up fried fish and all the fixings during their fund raiser at the Masonic Lodge on Saturday, April 25.

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Aggie Muster

Approximately 65 people attended the combined Franklin and Hopkins counties Aggie Muster on Tuesday, April 21Approximately 65 people attended the combined Franklin and Hopkins counties Aggie Muster on Tuesday, April 21 at the Trey Duece Domino Saloon. Approximately $200 was raised at the event for the general Aggie scholarship fund and another $150 was raised for the Aggie Ring Fund.

Taylor named area engineer

The Texas Department of Transportation has named Daniel Taylor, P.E., as its area engineer based in Sulphur Springs. He is one of four area engineers serving TxDOT’s nine-county Paris

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Jancosek seeks intervention for agressive and uncontrolled dogs

Concerns were voiced for the safety of humans with uncontrolled aggressive dogs in various neighborhoods before both the Franklin County Commissioners Court and the Franklin County Water District Board of Directors.

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Capps to be Day of Prayer speaker

Steve and Judy Capps of Mount Pleasant will be the guest speakers for Franklin County’s 2015 National Day of Prayer event. The annual luncheon will be Thursday, May 7

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Clean up for Dejah

Members of the Lady Tigers softball team wrestle carpet and padding into a dumpster at the home of Dejah Arnold.Members of the Lady Tigers softball team wrestle carpet and padding into a dumpster at the home of Dejah Arnold. Dejah is a 12 year-old girl battling leukemia and community members are working to make her home a safe

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Council ops for wider sidewalk on square’s east side

Mount Vernon City Council members took to the streets Monday evening for a first hand evaluation before making a decision how large to widen the  sidewalks on the east side of the square.

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