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Individual federal assistance denied six counties

Franklin County was one of six north Texas counties to be denied individual assistance for victims of the December 26-27 tornado, rain and flooding events in a statement issued Friday, February 12

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Property owners seek remedies to flooding

A group of property owners and officers from several property owners associations around Lake Cypress Springs have formed a nonprofit organization, “Save Our Cypress Homes”, and have

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Primary early voting begins Tuesday

Early voting by personal appearance in the Republican and Democratic parties’ General Primary elections begins Tuesday, February 16. Early voting ends Friday, February 26.

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Early voting in person underway for general primaries

Early voting by personal appearance in the Republican and Democratic parties’ General Primary elections began Tuesday and continues through Friday, February 26.

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Last week of candidate filing starts in school, city elections

The last week of candidate filing for those interested in seeking election to either the Mount Vernon Independent School district or the Mount Vernon City Council will soon be underway.

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Mine closings mean job loss, no tax loss for Franklin County

The announcement late last week of the permanent closing of mining at the Winfield and Thermo mines by Luminant Mining Company, LLC will mean the loss of 80 permanent jobs,

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Franklin still being reviewed by FEMA

Franklin County is one of six north Texas counties still under review by the Federal Emergency Management Agency for Individual Assistance, announced Texas Governor Greg Abbott Tuesday.

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Voting can be done early or on election day

Voting in the General Primary elections can be done early, either in person or by mail, or on election day March 1. There is one early voting location and eight locations open, two in each Commissioner Precinct,

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Candidates empty their pockets to obtain place on ballo

With the March 1 General Primary Election coming around the final turn, candidates in local races have been emptying their pockets to obtain their respective places.

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