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TxDOT meeting Thursday, March, 22

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will be hosts for a statewide open-house style public meeting to solicit comments and input on revisions to the 2012 Unified Transportation Program (UTP) funding allocations.

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Rain

Sulphur River was approximately three feet below the botton of the Hwy. 37 bridge The 4.29 inches of rain that had fallen before press time on Tuesday, March 20 was welcome, but made life in Franklin County treacherous.

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Dunn, Sears honored

Saundra Dunn, Mayor Margaret SearsCouncilwoman Saundra Dunn and Mayor Margaret Sears were recently honored for their continued education training.

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City’s solid waste disposal contract down to wire Tuesday

The Mount Vernon City Council must decide whether or not to change contractors for its solid waste disposal at their next meeting at 5:30 p.m.

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Hicks resigns from city council

Two term Mount Vernon City Councilman B. F. Hicks tendered his resignation from the council last week.

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Water district drops Mild Drought Condition

The Franklin County Water District issued a statement Monday that the district has reached a termination condition for the Mild Drought Condition declared in late October 2011.

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Voter registration cards to be mailed Friday, no new candidates

Although the three judge federal court in San Antonio did not set a specific date in the orders it released last week,

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Economic projects move to hearing

Two economic development projects were authorized to proceed to public hearing by the Mount Vernon Economic Development Corporation’s (EDC) Board of Directors

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Broadband cabling moves through area

Crews worked last week to lay fiber optic cable along Hwy. 37Crews worked last week to lay fiber optic cable along Hwy. 37.

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