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Early voting underway for General Election

In person early voting for the November Amendment Election began Monday and will continue weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday, Nov. 1.

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Splash-pad tops council, EDC discussions

A discussion on the potential for development of a splash-pad water recreation site at Little Creek Park dominated the regular monthly meetings of both the Mount Vernon City Council and the Mount Vernon Economic Development Corporation (EDC) during October.

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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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Guardrail work has begun

Texas Department of Transportation officials announced that a project to upgrade guardrails and install safety end treatments on existing drainage structures in Franklin County on the south service road to I-30, between SH 37 and east to the Titus County line,

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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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Contracts for aviation fuels, insurance, road materials

Contracts to supply Franklin County with road materials, aviation fuel site, and assist employees with health insurance claims were renewed by the county commissioners court during their meeting on Monday, October 14.

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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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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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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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