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Utility district directors seated, officers chosen

Three directors were seated and officers were chosen at the February meeting of the Cypress Springs Utility District’s Board of Directors.

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Beard Busters Chapter, NWTF, event brings in $21,500

The Beard Busters Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation grossed $21,500 from its annual fund raising dinner and auction Friday, Feb. 22.

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Appropriateness of new electronic sign questioned

After receiving complaints from citizens, the Mount Vernon City Council referred the appropriateness of a sign for review by the Mount Vernon Landmark Commission.

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Blocking the road

Semi Truck blocking the roadKwame Nunno Smith was issued a citation for violation of a City Ordinance: obstructing the roadway on Thursday, Feb. 21

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Candidate filing deadline is Friday, March 1 in local elections

The deadline to register as a candidate for a listing on the ballot for the May 11 elections for the Mount Vernon City Council, the Mount Vernon Independent School District Board of Trustees and the Franklin County Water District Board of Directors is 5 p.m. on Friday, March 1.

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Warrant Roundup set to begin

The Mount Vernon Police Department, Municipal Court, and the Franklin County Justice of the Peace have joined more than 250 other agencies and courts throughout Texas in the annual “Great Texas Warrant Roundup.”

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Dam clean up

Dam clean upA pile of trees, brush, and undergrowth was recently removed from the back side of the dam for the City Lake of Mount Vernon.

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Veteran assisted by the VFW and sheriff’s department

Terry Roach accepts a bus ticket from VFW Post 3992  Commander June Harrison and Quartermaster Ron Gibson.Terry Roach accepts a bus ticket from VFW Post 3992 Commander June Harrison and Quartermaster Ron Gibson.

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Main Street training set Wednesday, Feb. 27

Jill RobinsonA region wide training for members of Main Street Boards will be conducted locally Wednesday, Feb. 27.

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