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Pipeline protestors arrested, civil suit filed, restraining order issued

Pipeline protestors chained to equipmentFive members of the Tar Sands Blockade group were arrested Wednesday, Sept. 19.

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Commissioners place on hold events’promotional expenditures

Franklin County Commissioners Court members placed a hold on funding for advertising of events from the County Hotel/Motel Tax Fund.

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Crime Stoppers clears 28 cases

The end of August was busy for the Northeast Texas Area (NETA) Crime Stoppers.

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County outdoor burn ban exempts grilling, welding with precautions

Franklin County Commissioners Court members established a local ban on outdoor burning in a special emergency meeting Monday afternoon, Sept. 24.

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Paul Sadler brings U.S. Senate campaign to Franklin County

Paul Sadler brought his campaign for U.S. Senate to Franklin CountyPaul Sadler brought his campaign for U.S. Senate to Franklin County last Friday.

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Hunter safety course offered locally

A course in hunter education is scheduled for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday nights, Oct. 8-10.

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County approves wellness program

Franklin County Commissioners Court members last week approved a wellness program for county employees and elected officials.

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Franklin County jail passes inspection

The Franklin County jail passed its 2012 inspection by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards

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State Emergency Action Plan to be prepared for City Lake dam

KSA Engineers were authorized to proceed with preparation of an overdue Emergency Action Plan for the City of Mount Vernon’s dam on City Lake.

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