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Local man dies in rollover accident

The vehicle impacted the guardrail and rolled over.Cody Chauvin, age 28 of Scroggins, died as a result of a rollover accident on FM 115 Tuesday, November 19.

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Boat training

Members of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office received training in operations and procedures for marine safety.Members of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office received training in operations and procedures for marine safety.

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County to look to more electronic voting devices

The need for an additional $20,000 in electronic voting devices was discussed at the workshop meeting of the Franklin County Commissioners Court last week.

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Marketing funds approved, initial rent aid request made

Three-thousand dollars for producing and airing three additional marketing videos promoting Mount Vernon and the surrounding county was approved,

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City, EDC approves, county to consider splash pad funding

The Franklin County Commissioners Court will consider their participation in funding a splash-pad recreation site at Little Creek Park during their regular meeting at 9 a.m. Monday, November 25.

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Harper to seek re-election

Sue Ann HarperSue Ann Harper has announced her bid to seek re-election for as the Franklin County Tax Assessor Collector.

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I-30 accident

A  highway work crew trailer which had a flashing arrow board affixed and was being towed by a 2006 International westbound I-30A  highway work crew trailer which had a flashing arrow board affixed and was being towed by a 2006 International westbound I-30 on Tuesday, Oct. 29, was struck by a Ford  F150 causing major damage.

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Monday is deadline for Optic for holiday

The deadline for news and advertising will be at noon Monday, November 25 so that the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald can publish early for the papers to be in the mail before the Thanksgiving Day holiday.

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Cooper to seek re-election

Jerry CooperJerry Cooper has announced his bid to seek re-election for as the Franklin County Pct. 1 Commissioner.

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