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Rail board considering operation agreement change

A change in the six-month old operating agreement with the North East Texas Connector is being considered by members of the North East Texas Rural Rail Transportation District’s Board of Directors.

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Kaybro to monitor emails, law firm to help with contract

A cyber threat service and a contract attorney professional were hired by the Franklin County Commissioners Court in their first meeting of the new year.

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Northeast Texas Child Advocacy center earns reaccreditation

The Northeast Texas Child Advocacy Center (NETCAC) has been awarded reaccreditation by National Children’s Alliance following an extensive application and site review process.

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NRCS Announces 2021 Deadline for Conservation Assistance Funding

The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service in Texas has established a second funding application deadline of February 12, 2021,

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Lexus reported missing from local parking lot

A 2017 Lexus RC Sport was reported missing from a local parking lot around 2 a.m. Tuesday, January 5.

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EDCs change meeting dates

The Franklin County Economic Development Corporation and Mount Vernon Economic Development Corporation board meetings for January were changed to next month and today, respectively.

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COVID-19 vaccine available at local clinic and pharmacy

Dr. Jean Latortue of the RHC provided an update to the  members of the Franklin County Industrial Foundation on Friday, Jan. 8.The COVID-19 vaccine is now available at both the pharmacy at Brookshire’s Grocery Store and at the Franklin County Rural Health Center (RHC).

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Rail operator seeking funds for rail-line vegetation control

North East Texas Connector (NETC), the service provider for the North East Texas Rural Rail Transportation District’s rail line asked Franklin County Commissioners Court members to contribute funds to assist in vegetation control along the route.

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Election filing open for local board seats

Registration is now open for anyone wishing to sign up as a candidate for seats on the Franklin County Water District (FCWD) board of directors, the Mount Vernon City Council, or the Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees.

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