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Korean veterans to be honored Friday

Veterans of the Korean War will be honored in a ceremony at 1 p.m. Friday, July 27 on the plaza in downtown Mount Vernon.

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Budget meetings continue

Three local governmental entities are continuing to meet regularly to discuss plans for the next budget year.

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Tile floors installed at NETO

Steven Kuykendall, at left, and Hoss Holloway work on putting down groutSteven Kuykendall, at left, and Hoss Holloway work on putting down grout and cleaning the new tile floors at the Northeast Texas Opportunities building.

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Economic Development Corporation budget, policy affects revitilization

The Mount Vernon Economic Development Corporation is meeting to consider budget allocations for 2012-13

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Attorney General warns of utility bill payment scam

A new identity theft scam that is sweeping the country claims that Americans can get federal financial assistance to help cover the cost of their utility bills.

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A big mess on the interstate

Several thousand 2” x 4” boards were scattered across westbound I-30 following an accidentSeveral thousand 2” x 4” boards were scattered across westbound I-30 following an accident involving three semi trucks pulling trailers.

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Voting precincts are consolidated for runoff

Only one voting location will be open election day for the party Runoff Election.

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Tribute set for veterans of Korea

Franklin County’s Veteran Service Officer Steve Austin announced plans for a tribute to those who served in the Korean War.

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Sewerline location to be moved, delays project slightly

The location of the west end of the planned I-30 sewer line was approved to be moved by the Mount Vernon City Council at their meeting last week.

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