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Stamp out Hunger food drive May 12

The 20th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive sponsored by the United States Postal Service will be conducted Saturday, May 12 in Franklin County and across America.

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Mount Vernon council to consider annexations

Whether or not to proceed with the process of annexing a dozen pieces of property into the city is expected to be at the top of next week’s Mount Vernon City Council agenda.

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MMI hired for courthouse interior

The Franklin County Commissioners Court chose a construction manager method for the interior restoration work of the Franklin County Courthouse.

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Primary by-mail voting underway

Early voting by mail is underway in the General Primary Elections.

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Saving the kitty

Mount Vernon volunteer firefighter Shannon Clawson and EMS worker Katrina Easterling administer oxygen to a Maine Coon catMount Vernon volunteer firefighter Shannon Clawson and EMS worker Katrina Easterling administer oxygen to a Maine Coon cat named Gizmo

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Local fines rising with new increasing highway speeds

Local fines for speeding have increased with the anticipation of increased highway speeds.

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City funded $3.8 million for waste lines, lift station

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) approved a loan in the amount of $3,820,000 to the City of Mount Vernon late last week.

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Candidate meet, greet Saturday

A “Meet and Greet” event  for candidates and constituents is set from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at the South Franklin Community Center and Fire Station.

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Cyclist Ovard dies during Tour de Cypress Saturday

Retired Dallas fireman Gary Dennis Ovard suffered an apparent heart attack and became the first fatality to occur during the eight year existence of the Tour de Cypress event.

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