Fri08282015

Last updateThu, 27 Aug 2015 10am

Back You are here: Home News Community News

Community News

Aggie Muster

Approximately 65 people attended the combined Franklin and Hopkins counties Aggie Muster on Tuesday, April 21Approximately 65 people attended the combined Franklin and Hopkins counties Aggie Muster on Tuesday, April 21 at the Trey Duece Domino Saloon. Approximately $200 was raised at the event for the general Aggie scholarship fund and another $150 was raised for the Aggie Ring Fund.

Jancosek seeks intervention for agressive and uncontrolled dogs

Concerns were voiced for the safety of humans with uncontrolled aggressive dogs in various neighborhoods before both the Franklin County Commissioners Court and the Franklin County Water District Board of Directors.

Read more: Jancosek seeks intervention for agressive and uncontrolled dogs

Capps to be Day of Prayer speaker

Steve and Judy Capps of Mount Pleasant will be the guest speakers for Franklin County’s 2015 National Day of Prayer event. The annual luncheon will be Thursday, May 7

Read more: Capps to be Day of Prayer speaker

Clean up for Dejah

Members of the Lady Tigers softball team wrestle carpet and padding into a dumpster at the home of Dejah Arnold.Members of the Lady Tigers softball team wrestle carpet and padding into a dumpster at the home of Dejah Arnold. Dejah is a 12 year-old girl battling leukemia and community members are working to make her home a safe

Read more: Clean up for Dejah

Council ops for wider sidewalk on square’s east side

Mount Vernon City Council members took to the streets Monday evening for a first hand evaluation before making a decision how large to widen the  sidewalks on the east side of the square.

Read more: Council ops for wider sidewalk on square’s east side

Eastern Star Fish Fry

Members of the Order of the Eastern Star dish up fried fish and all the fixings during their fund raiserMembers of the Order of the Eastern Star dish up fried fish and all the fixings during their fund raiser at the Masonic Lodge on Saturday, April 25.

Read more: Eastern Star Fish Fry

Applications sought for 2016 United Way funding

The United Way of Franklin County (UWFC) is accepting applications from qualified organizations which are seeking funding from the local agency in 2016. The 2016 Allocation Request forms

Read more: Applications sought for 2016 United Way funding

Taylor named area engineer

The Texas Department of Transportation has named Daniel Taylor, P.E., as its area engineer based in Sulphur Springs. He is one of four area engineers serving TxDOT’s nine-county Paris

Read more: Taylor named area engineer

Eagle Scout rank presented to Auringer in Court of Honor

Newly ranked Eagle Scout Zach Auringer, from left, presented mentor pins to honor, T-271 Assistant Scoutmaster Curtis Hensley, Ship 271 Guide Bob Stump, and community activist Kenneth GreerNewly ranked Eagle Scout Zach Auringer, from left, presented mentor pins to honor, T-271 Assistant Scoutmaster Curtis Hensley, Ship 271 Guide Bob Stump, and community activist Kenneth Greer

Read more: Eagle Scout rank presented to Auringer in Court of Honor