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Road base work for chipseal

Almost four months of hauling, crushing, rolling and packing are nearing completion on CR SE4385 Almost four months of hauling, crushing, rolling and packing are nearing completion on CR SE4385 by Pct. 4 Commissioner Sam Young and his road crew. Spring rains caused delays

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Commissioners cut $194,500 from preliminary 2016 budget

Anticipating a gap in tax revenues versus tax funded expenses, Franklin County Commissioners cut $194,500 from their 2016 budget in a workshop on Wednesday, July 15.

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Sports complex board dissolved, oversight moved to county judge

Oversight of the Franklin County Sports Complex Manager was moved to the Franklin County Judge and the sports complex board was dissolved in actions taken by the Franklin County Commissioners Court Monday.

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County assigns insurance agent

Commissioners instructed that a 60 day notice for termination of the contract with Brinson Benefits be sent, approved Capps Insurance as the agent of record, and authorized the renewal

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Commissioners to review county’s drug testing contract

Frustration with getting non-required random drug and alcohol testing accomplished when requested has members of the Franklin County Commissioner’s Court looking at its current

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More than $1 million sought in suit for bad work on dam

The Franklin County Water District filed a civil suit seeking more than $1 million in damages from the engineering firm of Freese and Nichols, Inc. in connection with their planning and oversight of the work on the “Franklin County Dam” on Lake Cypress Springs.

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Sheriff’s office recovers more than $50,000 in stolen property

Franklin County Sheriff Ricky Jones and Investigator Robert Zinn recovered more than $50,000 in stolen property from recent burglaries and thefts.Franklin County Sheriff Ricky Jones and Investigator Robert Zinn recovered more than $50,000 in stolen property from recent burglaries and thefts. Vehicles, trailers, construction equipment,

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Commissioners deny extension for NETO

By its lack of action, Franklin County Commissioners Court denied a request for a 60 day extension on the use of the county building that Northeast Opportunities, Inc. (NETO) occupies

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Fireworks

Boats can be seen bobbing in the water beneath the finale of the 18th annual Independence Day fireworks show organized by the Boltz family on Saturday, July 4.Boats can be seen bobbing in the water beneath the finale of the 18th annual Independence Day fireworks show organized by the Boltz family on Saturday, July 4.

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