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License expiration waiver ends

The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding the public that the waiver on expiration dates for driver licenses and identification cards ends on April 14, 2021.

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Texarkana Concrete Construction gets downtown sidewalk bid

Texarkana Concrete Construction was awarded the fourth phase of downtown sidewalk reconstruction bid in the January meeting of the Mount Vernon City Council.

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Filing continues for local board seats

Registration continues through Friday, February 12 for anyone wishing to sign up as a candidate for seats on the Mount Vernon City Council, the Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees, or the Franklin County Water District for the May 1 election.

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Final 2020 Budget amendments authorized

The Franklin County Commissioners Court authorized five sets of amendments to finalize accurate records in the 2020 Budget for the fiscal year, along with recording trainings.

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Temperatures fluctuate in wide range during January

Weather in Franklin County during January 2021 ranged from 26° lows on several days to a 71° high on January 31.

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Seeking a water leak

Employees with the City of Mount Vernon dig up asphalt on Main St. near the intersection with English St. in search of a water leak.Employees with the City of Mount Vernon dig up asphalt on Main St. near the intersection with English St. in search of a water leak.

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Couple uses electric cart to steal groceries at Brookshire’s

A couple collected various grocery items valued at $235 at Brookshire’s and left the store without paying around 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 27.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic set

Dr. Jean Latortue is organizing a vaccine clinic from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, February 13. He is requesting additional vaccines, and hopes to provide up to 500 inoculations on that day.

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Franklin Count Water District resolves personnel claim

The Franklin County Water District’s Board of Directors approved a formal settlement, release, and waiver agreement arising from a claim made by its administration manager, Sheila Donica in a special meeting last week.

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