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Electronic sign was not approved by Landmark Commission

The new electronic sign installed at First Baptist Church last month was denied a Certificate of Appropriateness by the Mount Vernon Landmark Commission

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Surgeons hold clinic, consult at ETMC Mount Vernon

General surgeon Dale Klepzing, MD, and Obstetrician (OB) and Gynecologist (GYN) surgeon Trey Vanderburg, MD, began seeing patients at the ETMC First Physicians clinic

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Local Feed store changes hands

Jonathan George, Matt George, and Frankie King are ready to serve customers at their new location in Mount Vernon.The Franklin County Lawn and Feed store on Main Street changed hands and names on Friday, March 1.

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Court plans to reestablish child welfare board

Franklin County Commissioners Court members are expected to re-establish the Franklin County Child Welfare Board at their meeting Monday, March 11.

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City reception greets, thanks administrators

All Mount Vernon and Franklin County citizens are invited to attend a reception at the Mount Vernon City Hall from 2-4 p.m. Friday, March 8.

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City council meetings changed to Monday

The regular monthly meeting of the Mount Vernon City Council will now take place at 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month.

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Youth dies from gunshot wound

Kaleb Wayne Smith,Tragedy struck in Mount Vernon last weekend with the death of one of its youth in an incident with a firearm.

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DPS increases spring break DWI enforcement

The Texas Department of Public Safety will increase DWI patrols from Friday through Sunday, March 8-17, one of the most active Spring Break periods in Texas.

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Appraisal district releases 2013 proposed budget

The Franklin County Appraisal District proposed a $16,838 increase in its budget for the 2013-2014 fiscal year.

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