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Collison in I-30 work zone sends four to hospital

An 18 wheeler slammed into the back of a construction vehicle in a work zoneAn 18 wheeler slammed into the back of a construction vehicle in a work zone around 8:15 a.m. Friday, January 29 on I-30 near mile marker 145.

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Jumper appointed to NETEX board

Franklin County Pct. 2 Commissioner Larkin Jumper was appointed to the North East Texas Rural Rail District’s Board of Directors Monday

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County, city committee to determine health building future

A joint county/city committee to work toward the future development of the “County Health Building” was proposed during the Monday, January 25, meeting of the Franklin County Commissioners Court.

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Rural telephone companies sue PUC for open meeting violations

Almost 50 rural Texas telephone companies filed a lawsuit on January 20 against the Public Utility Commission of Texas,

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Water district calls special meeting

The Franklin County Water District called a special meeting to consult with counsel and included an action item regarding “resolution of claims by the administration manager” for Tuesday night, January 27.

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Red cargo trailer stolen

The theft of a covered cargo trailer was reported last week to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. Elliott Lester filed the report around 2:30 p.m. Thursday, January 21.

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Council seeks lower interest, waives five building fees

The Mount Vernon City Council took action to recall more than $3.68 million in existing bond debt to seek historic low interest rates,

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Filing continues for local board seats

Registration continues 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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Two arrested on oustanding warrants during disturbance

Deputies responded to a disturbance on CR 3030 around 12:30 p.m. Thursday, January 14.

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