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County clerk forced to destroy General Election ballots

Franklin County Clerk Betty Crane was forced to destroy approximately 8,700 ballots that had been printed for the Nov. 3 General Election.Franklin County Clerk Betty Crane was forced to destroy approximately 8,700 ballots that had been printed for the November 3 General Election.

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Man uses wooden plank in assault at CEFCO

Officers responded to a disturbance at CEFCO around 3 a.m. on Sunday, September 13. According to the report,

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Cities, county combine elections, re-plat hits snag

Formal agreements to have the elections for the cities of Mount Vernon and Winnsboro be combined with the General Election were approved

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City adopts budget, set tax rate, increases trash rate

The Mount Vernon City Council approved a proposed increase in solid waste disposal fees, adopted the 2020-21 fiscal year budget and set the 2020 tax rate to help fund the budget.

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Economic Development Corp.’s articles approved

A revised version of the Franklin County Economic Development Corporation’s formal Articles of Incorporation was adopted Tuesday, Sept. 8 by the Franklin County Commissioners Court.

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Sheriff’s office software change funding approved

Funding for a software change over for the Franklin County’s Sheriff Office was approved Monday by the Franklin County Commissioners Court on Monday, September 14.

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NETEX board approves 2020-21 budget, right-of-way use agreement

The North East Texas Rural Rail Transportation District’s Board of Directors agreed to 20 miles of right-of-way usage and approved the 2020-21 fiscal year budget at their monthly meeting September 3.

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Fatality reported after Hwy. 37 head-on collission at White Oak

A DPS Trooper investigations the scene of a fatal head-on collision on Hwy. 37 Tuesday, Sept. 8 as North Franklin volunteer firefighter Andy Emery looks on.A DPS Trooper investigations the scene of a fatal head-on collision on Hwy. 37 Tuesday, Sept. 8 as North Franklin volunteer firefighter Andy Emery looks on.

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Head-on collision on Hwy. 37 at White Oak Creek Bridge reported

This 1999 Mitsubishi Montero was involved in a head-on collisionThis 1999 Mitsubishi Montero was involved in a head-on collision that was reported on Hwy. 37 crossing the White Oak bottoms around 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29.

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