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Logan resigns from NETO

Beverly Logan confirmed Tuesday that she had submitted a letter of resignation as executive director at the financially troubled Northeast Texas Opportunities, Inc.,

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June is fireworks eye safety month

June is Fireworks Eye Safety Awareness Month, and July 4 is just around the corner. Consumers can avoid injury by leaving fireworks to the professionals. Children are the most common victims of firework accidents,

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Noncompliant lighted sign removed when appeal fails

The Franklin County Water District’s Board of Directors did not intervene in an appeal of the general manager’s decision to require the removal of a red lighted sign in violation

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Operation costs rising for county

The county commissioners and judge expressed concerns as income from various revenues has fallen, and operating costs continue to increase for Franklin County.

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Ferrell to be new economic director, city administrator

Darreck FerrellDarreck Ferrell has been hired to provide leadership in a dual role as both city administrator and executive director for the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) for the City of Mount Vernon

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NETO forensic audit delivered

Forensic auditor Neil Phillips walked members of the NETO board step by step through his firm’s report for financial activities through Sept. 30, 2014Forensic auditor Neil Phillips walked members of the NETO board step by step through his firm’s report for financial activities through Sept. 30, 2014 during a meeting on Wednesday, June 10.

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NETO removed from jurors’ donation list

Franklin County Commissioners Court members continued their separation from the Northeast Texas Opportunities, Inc. organization with the removal of the nonprofit’s name from the list of approved organizations

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Guaranty Bank named Texas Treasure Business

Guaranty Bank and Trust (GBT) received the Texas Treasure Business award from the Texas Historic Commission last week. The award recognizes businesses that have provided employment opportunities

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Employees honored for service, tenure

Franklin County and its elected officials honored county employees with a barbecue luncheon and prizes recently at the Franklin County Airport Community Hall.

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