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New Bridge on CR 1012 receiving its final touches.

New Bridge on CR 1012 receiving its final touches.The final touches are being made for the new bridge on CR NW1012

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Voting boxes to be consolidated in runoff

Franklin County Clerk Betty Crane has requested pre-clearance from the United States Department of Justice for consolidating all county voting precincts for future runoff elections.

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Main Street to be resurfaced, some delays expected

A new surface is expected to be applied to the Mount Vernon Main Street over the next couple of weeks.

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Mount Vernon Fire Department purchases thermal imaging device

First Assistant Fire Chief Jeremy Cox and Fire Chief Robert Zinn demonstrate the use of the department’s new thermal imaging device. The Mount Vernon Volunteer Fire Department recently purchased a thermal imaging device.

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Mount Vernon Fire Department Blood drive

Ricky Jones donates bloodRicky Jones took time out of his schedule on Saturday, June 2 to stop in and donate blood at the Carter Blood Care drive at the Mount Vernon Fire Department.

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City of Mount Vernon water line flushing set for next week

Those who receive water from the City of Mount Vernon may expect to detect a strong chlorine smell and or discolored water next week.

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Bean commissioned

Clayton C. Bean earned a bachelor’s degree and was commissioned as a chaplainClayton C. Bean earned a bachelor’s degree and was commissioned as a chaplain in ceremonies on May 4-5, 2012

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Demolition underway

Demolition of the Shell gas station at Hwy 37 and I30 has begun.The demolition of the Shell gas station at the intersection of Hwy. 37 and the northeast access road recently began.

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Eagle project

Mr. Auringer is constructing horseshoe and washer courtsZachary Auringer, center, receives help from his dad, Dan Auringer, and fellow Boy Scouts, Morgan Taylor and Grayson Sewell, in completing his Eagle Scout project.

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