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Local items recovered after theft ring broken

A multi-county theft ring was broken as Franklin County Sheriff’s investigators worked with Hunt County law enforcement groups over the past two weeks.

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Land offered for site to construct animal shelter

The Franklin County Industrial Foundation will donate approximately 5.5 acres of land to Franklin County to construct and operate a new animal shelter.

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County to assess needed facility work

An assortment of facility maintenance, new construction and signage was discussed at the first meeting of the new year by members of the Franklin County Commissioners Court.

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Healthcare coverage could affect your 2014 tax return

The 2015 tax season will be the first time that individuals and families will be asked for some basic information regarding their health insurance on their tax returns.

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Renovations delayed at health center

Renovations at the old hospital building have been delayed due to the discovery of asbestos “in a few areas of the building,” according to Marie Latortue.

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First Physicians Clinic to remain open for now

ETMC’s First Physician’s Clinic will remain open until the clean-up and renovations at the old hospital building are completed, announced Dr. Jean Latortue and ETMC’s Vice-President of Affiliate Operations Perry Henderson Tuesday.

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Rail district asks for letters of support in seeking grant

The Northeast Texas Rural Rail Transportation District (NETEX) provided an update on its efforts to improve rail service within the district.

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Appointments made, authority given at start of new year

Pct. 2 Commissioner Larking Jumper was tasked with the supervision of the county’s solid waste transfer station located in his precinct as part of the litany of annual business items addressed at the Monday, January 12 meeting of the Franklin County Commissioners Court.

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City administrator search to continue

The City of Mount Vernon’s search for an administrator is to continue while the Council considers whether or not to combine the offices of city administrator and Economic Development Corporation executive director.

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