Tue09182018

Last updateTue, 18 Sep 2018 9am

Back You are here: Home News News

News

Ricky Jones appointed to Sheriff’s Assoc. of Texas board

Franklin County Sheriff Ricky JonesFranklin County Sheriff Ricky Jones was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Sheriff’ Association of Texas at their 140th Annual Training Conference in Grapevine, last week.

Read more: Ricky Jones appointed to Sheriff’s Assoc. of Texas board

Equalized storm water fees, sewer assessments in affect

The equalization of sewer surcharges and storm water fees among city dwellers was adopted in July by the Mount Vernon City Council and will go into effect with the bills being mailed this week.

Read more: Equalized storm water fees, sewer assessments in affect

Police department personnel stretched, mostly reactive

Investigator Josh Daily with the Mount Vernon Police Department made the case for the need of additional officers in the at the City Council workshop July 23.

Read more: Police department personnel stretched, mostly reactive

Discussion to continue on senior citizen meals program

Discussion continued at Monday’s meeting of the Franklin County Commissioners Court and more is planned concerning the options available for providing meals at the senior citizen meal center in Mount Vernon.

Read more: Discussion to continue on senior citizen meals program

Taxable values up slightly in county

The Franklin County Appraisal District released the certified tax rolls to local taxing entities this week. The overall market value of property in Franklin County increased slightly for Franklin County, Mount Vernon ISD, and within the Mount Vernon City limits.

Read more: Taxable values up slightly in county

Hotel misinformation rampant

The caution of the Mount Vernon Economic Development Board and City Council reflected in last week’s article on the proposed brand hotel developers yielded a plethora of misinformation and inflammatory statements against the boards and its members on local Facebook pages.

Read more: Hotel misinformation rampant

Preliminary design for EMS building okayed for quotes

A preliminary layout design for a new building with room for growth to house the contract crew and ambulance for emergency medical services was approved by the Franklin County Commissioners Court Monday for the purpose of obtaining cost quotes.

Read more: Preliminary design for EMS building okayed for quotes

ATCOG provides a variety of services for Upper East Texas

Chris Brown, the Executive Director of the Ark-Tex Council of Governments recently spoke to members of the Franklin County Industrial Foundation.Chris Brown, the Executive Director of the Ark-Tex Council of Governments recently spoke to members of the Franklin County Industrial Foundation.

Read more: ATCOG provides a variety of services for Upper East Texas

Trey Texas places in State business competition

Diane Newsom and Tim Wilson of the SBDC accept a $1,000 check and trophy on behalf of the Trey Texas Ranch.Diane Newsom and Tim Wilson of the SBDC accept a $1,000 check and trophy on behalf of the Trey Texas Ranch.

Read more: Trey Texas places in State business competition