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Cypress Springs SUD boil water notice lifted

An out-of-place water line was broken during road construction around 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 21, which resulted in issuance of a boil water notice for 250 connections served by the Cypress Springs Special Utility District east of the City of Winnsboro in both Wood and Franklin counties.

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City proceeding with more waste water line work

Members of the Mount Vernon City Council are moving forward with engineering  of the $1.7 million Phase 2 waste water collection system replacement and improvements project,

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Accident

The front of the Samaritan Shop on the north side of the downtown square was damaged as a result of an auto accident The front of the Samaritan Shop on the north side of the downtown square was damaged as a result of an auto accident  around 1 p.m. on Thursday, February 16.

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Ambulance calls exceeding projections for new service

The number of calls being received by the Hopkins County Hospital District’s Emergency Medical Services  in Franklin County at the end of its first full month of service exceeded the projected figures by just over 40 percent, according to their report to the Franklin County Commissioners Court Monday.

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Roden named jail Administrator

Shawn RodenShawn Roden assumed the duties as the jail administrator at the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office on February 1. He is a certified Master Peace Officer.

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Preliminary Engineering Report to be presented to water district

The Preliminary Engineering Report (PER) on alternatives to address potential issues with flooding around Lake Cypress Springs will be presented in a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 6 at The County Seat.

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Attorney authorized for what is now moot issue

The drainage issue along a section of County Road NE2010 appears to be a moot issue with trenching of a drainage area on private property

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Legislation seeks to streamline help through local offices

John Ratcliffe, U.S. Rep. for the 4th Congressional District of Texas, supported the passage of legislation this week to enhance services for veterans seeking assistance with compensation claims.

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Council: Events with alcohol should stay downtown

Events with alcohol should stay downtown and not at the city park was the message from members of the Mount Vernon City Council in reviewing a request for an alcoholic beverage permit for a crawfish boil at the park from the Community Events Committee.

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