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Young, Sears appointed to NET Rural Rail Board

Sam Young was reappointed and Stacy Sears was appointed to the Northeast Texas Rural Rail Transportation District (NETEX) Board of Directors for a two year term in a special called meeting of the Franklin County Commissioners Court last week.

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Audit contract okayed, senior citizen meals discussed

Franklin County Commissioners Court members approved the formal contract for the 2017 outside audit for the county and heard complaints about less than tasty or appealing meals served at the local Senior Citizen Meal Center at their regular session Tuesday.

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Ideas needed for hospital building

Citizens of all ages are invited to bring their ideas for best use of the old hospital building to a “brain storming session” at the Franklin County Law Enforcement Center and West Courthouse Annex at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 29.

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Marla White returns to county as Franklin County Auditor

Marla Martin WhiteMarla Martin White is returning to Franklin County as its internal auditor starting June 1, according to Franklin County Judge Scott Lee who introduced her to members of the Franklin County Commissioner’s Court at their meeting Tuesday, May 29.

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Auction of lights, poles on hold

The auction of lights and poles purchased but too expensive to install at the Franklin County Sports Complex has been placed on hold and instead could be going to the new construction project for the Winnsboro ISD.

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Rail-port focus for joint meeting tonight

The local contractor for rail service Blacklands Railroad owner and staff will present information on the proposed rail-port project in a joint meeting of four entities at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 31 in the Emergency Center /Training Room at the Franklin County Law Enforcement Center.

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Rules, regulations updated: no change for roaming dogs

The Franklin County Water District’s Board of Directors approved minor changes in its rules and regulations recommended by attorneys and management to remain consistent with state and federal law.

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Letter carrier food drive successful

The annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers, in conjunction with the United States Postal Service, was Saturday, May 12.

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AG Paxton reminds Texans of May 31 deadline

Attorney General Ken Paxton today reminded Texans of the May 31 deadline to submit claims in a $586 million settlement with Western Union,

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