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Frazier named Texas American Bank President

Jason FrazierJason Frazier has been named Vice President/Location President of Texas American Bank in Mount Vernon.

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Zero rain sets new record for September

After setting a rainfall record in August, not a single drop of moisture was measured at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency official weather station in Mount Vernon during the month of September.

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Healthcare merger announced

Three healthcare providers are coming together in East Texas to form a new 10-hospital health system to serve area communities officials announced.

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Navigation Financial tops $1 billion in client assets

Navigation Financial Group recently exceeded $1 billion in client assets under the management.

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City to adopt 2017-18 budget, tax rate Monday

The Mount Vernon City Council is expected to take official action to adopt the 2017-18 budget and set the 2017 tax rate to help fund it during a special meeting and workshop at 6 p.m. Monday, September 25.

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Child welfare board’s 2018 budget, 2017 reports approved

The Franklin County Child Welfare Board’s annual reports and its $13,525 operating budget for the 2017-18 year were submitted and approved by the Franklin County Commissioner’s Court at its Monday, September 25 meeting.

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County accepts forensic grant for phone download software

Local investigators will be better able to keep up with the technology needed for cases with the new software provided by the Susteen Community Outreach Mobile Forensic Grant that was formally accepted by members of the Franklin County Commissioners Court in their meeting Monday.

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Jail passes inspection, more expenses to come

The Franklin County Jail passed its 2017 inspection by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards without a single  deficiency, but left the county anticipating additional costs as new regulations from the 85th Legislative Session are prepared for implementation.

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Voting precinct chairmen registrations begin

Political party candidates for voting precinct chairmen positions can file for election in the 2018 General Primary Election now through Monday, December 11, 2017.

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