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Dam clean up

Dam clean upA pile of trees, brush, and undergrowth was recently removed from the back side of the dam for the City Lake of Mount Vernon.

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Main Street training set Wednesday, Feb. 27

Jill RobinsonA region wide training for members of Main Street Boards will be conducted locally Wednesday, Feb. 27.

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Sidewalk project awarded to Miller construction $121,830

L.F. Miller Construction of Emory last week was awarded the contract to rebuild the sidewalks and ramps on the south side of the square in downtown Mount Vernon.

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Phillips appointed new Franklin County Auditor

Tina PhillipsTina R. Phillips, a certified public accountant, assumed duties as the Franklin County Auditor Tuesday, Feb. 19.

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Stonecypher is new city administrator

Kelly and Tony StonecypherAnthony “Tony” Stonecypher of Aurora, Missouri was appointed to be the next administrator for the City of Mount Vernon.

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Water line started on I-30

Work began this week to lay a new eight inch water line along the north service road from I-30 to east of Gadlin St.Work began this week to lay a new eight inch water line along the north service road from I-30 to east of Gadlin St.

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Beer, wine election ordered by City of Mount Vernon

Elections for the sale of beer and wine inside the Mount Vernon City Limits were ordered for Saturday, May 11.

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Cunningham files for water district board

Gary Cunningham has filed for re-election to the Franklin County Water District Board of Directors Place 1 seat.

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The wall came tumbling down

A portion of the eastern wall of the building at the corner of Main and Houston streets came tumbling downA portion of the eastern wall of the building at the corner of Main and Houston streets came tumbling down on Sunday, Feb. 17 around 5 p.m.

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