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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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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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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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List your phone with CodeRed system

Are you missing your weather warning? As of June 1, there were 4,265 Franklin County phone numbers listed with the CodeRed Weather Warning service.

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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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Water district board to address regulation issues

Franklin County Water District Board members were asked to address concerns over enforcing rules on release of petroleum products and not building to permitted specifications on Lake Cypress Springs.

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