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Seabolt assaults two officers during arrest

Trevor Seabolt assaulted two Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputies following an incident around 7 a.m. Saturday, October 12.

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Early voting begins Monday

The 10 day period for early voting by personal appearance in the November Amendment Election begins Monday, October 21 and continues through Friday, November 1.

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Splashpad to top council discussions

A discussion on the potential for development of a splash-pad water recreation site at Little Creek Park is expected to dominate the monthly meeting of the Mount Vernon City Council.

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Viability of NETEX board questioned

The viability of the North East Texas Rural Rail District (NETEX) continues to be questioned as new members to the board seek answers to questions about the conduct of the board and its executive committee at its October meeting.

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Fall clean-up efforts through Saturday

It is not too late to take advantage of the free disposal of large items and debris in the Fall 4th Quarter Clean-up. The Fall clean-up continues through Saturday, October 12 for the city.

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Jail get perfect inspection score

The Franklin County Jail passed its 2019 inspection by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards with a perfect score – no deficiencies, Sheriff Rick Jones announced to those present at the Monday, October 14 meeting of the Franklin County Commissioners Court.

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Cleveland takes oath of office

John Thomas ClevelandJohn Thomas Cleveland took his attorney’s oath and was sworn in on September 24, 2019, by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Oklahoma.

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Town Hall meeting

At right, State Representative Gary Van Deaver visits with Suzan Clinton, Franklin County Judge Scott Lee, and Northeast Texas Community College President Dr. Ron ClintonAt right, State Representative Gary Van Deaver visits with Suzan Clinton, Franklin County Judge Scott Lee, and Northeast Texas Community College President Dr. Ron Clinton prior to his Town Hall meeting Tuesday, October 8.

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VanDeaver Town Hall next Tuesday

House District 1 Representative Gary VanDeaver has planned a Town Hall meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, October. 8, at the Mount Vernon High School Lecture Hall.

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