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Suspect Love dies from wounds Monday, officers safe, return to duty

Deputies J. D. Jackson and Robert Zinn calm themselves as they survey the siteFranklin County Sheriff’s Deputies J. D. Jackson and Robert Zinn calm themselves as they survey the site where they and four other officers concluded a chase and shoot out

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Second annual Turkey Bowling Nov. 13

Mount Vernon Elementary School will be hosts for the second annual Turkey Bowling event on Tuesday, Nov. 13.

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Three veteran programs planned

Local programs are planned Friday, Sunday and Monday to honor U.S. veterans and their families.

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Hughes home from Afganistan

Ronnie Wayne Hughes of Scroggins was to be welcomed home from a year’s tour in Afghanistan Wednesday afternoon.

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Carr, Ramsay, Northcutt winners in local elections

Franklin County Judge Paul Lovier and Jessica Whiteley move the election board outsideFranklin County Judge Paul Lovier and Jessica Whiteley move the election board outside the East Annex on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

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Gadlin is Miss Teen Dallas

Asja Gadlin was crowned 2012 Miss Teen DallasAsja Gadlin was crowned 2012 Miss Teen Dallas on Saturday, Nov. 3.

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November 2012 General Election Results - Final

General Election Results Chart - Franklin County, Texas - Tuesday, November 6.

FINAL Unofficial totals - Tuesday, November 6.

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Water district board expected to change administrative penalties

The Franklin County Water District’s Board of Directors is attempting to close a loophole in the district’s administrative penalty policy.

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Open house planned at maintenance facility

An open house is scheduled at the City of Mount Vernon’s Maintenance Facility. The open house is planned from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9. For more information, see the Nov. 1 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.