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KSA selected as engineers for Mount Vernon Inland Railport

The name Mount Vernon Inland Railport was given for a rail/truck transload facility project located east of town, and KSA Engineers was selected to perform engineering and architectural services

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A mild March ushers in Spring

Franklin County weather during March was relatively mild ushering in Spring temperatures early. Only two record highs were recorded during the month and no record lows.

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Elmwood residents raise deannexation questions

Citizens from the Elmwood Development on the western edge of Mount Vernon, who are unhappy about roads in the development, brought concerns to the Mount Vernon City Council’s workshop session Monday evening.

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Deadline April 5 to register for May elections

The last day for Mount Vernon and Franklin County residents to register to vote in the local school elections will be Thursday, April 5.

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Alabama murder suspect arrested locally

A man wanted on a murder warrant from Alabama was arrested on unrelated charges in Franklin County last week. DPS officer Jason Pearce made a traffic stop on Monday, March 12 on I-30.

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Extra dates to celebrate with fireworks approved

Franklin County citizens will have two additional periods around holidays in which they can celebrate with fireworks in 2018,

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Phillips gives notice of leaving as county auditor

District judges Eddie Northcutt and Will Biard are tasked with searching for a new auditor for Franklin County after Tina Phillips gave 90-day notice of leaving the post.

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No changes to Lake Cypress spillway

The Franklin County Water District’s Board of Directors chose last week to take no action on changes to the spillway based

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Body found in creek bed

Bernabe PerezThe body of Bernabe Perez, age 29 of Mount Vernon, was found among the debris of a log jam in a creek near CR SE3285. Nearby property owners discovered the body around 1 p.m. Friday, March 16.

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