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Early voting ends Friday, General Election Tuesday

In person early voting for the General Election continues from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday, November 4, with election day voting on Tuesday, November 8.

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Water district seeking applicants to fill board vacancy

The Franklin County Water District is seeking qualified applicants to fill the vacancy on the district’s board of directors left by the resignation of Tim Philhower.

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Early voting underway, ID options available to voters

Early voting by personal appearance in the General Election began Monday and continues through Friday, November 4. There had been 600 in-person voters by 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, with 313 cast the first day, and another 116 ballots have been returned by mail.

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Hotel Occupancy Tax board composition challenged

A chorus of boos greeted a surprised Larkin Jumper after he characterized the county Hotel Motel Occupancy Tax Board as a cousin to the recent NETO scandal.

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Early Voting begins Monday

The 10 day period for early voting by personal appearance in the November General Election begins Monday, October 24 and continues through Friday, November 4.

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Tina Rose named as full time administrator by council

Tina RoseTina Rose was named the full time city administrator for the City of Mount Vernon  Monday night following a 90 minute executive session to review applications for the job.

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Eight true bills of indictment returned by grand jury

Eight true bills of indictment were returned by the July Panel of the Franklin County Grand Jury during their latest work session, including two cases of endangerment by discharge of firearm,

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Arrests made in drug investigation

Investigators Leo Herrera and Josh Daily display items from a recent drug investigation.Investigators Leo Herrera and Josh Daily display items from a recent drug investigation. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, in a joint operation with the Sulphur Springs Special Crimes Unit, made arrests last week in an undercover drug investigation.

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Fire damages home of Josh Deal near Purley

Firefighters work to extinguish the blaze  at the home of Josh Deal on CR SW3170.The home of Josh Deal in the 9000 block of CR 3170 caught fire around 3:40 p.m. on Saturday, October 15.

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