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Second payroll error found

Preparations for the annual external audit revealed a second payroll issue for Franklin County.

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County’s fire claim short for rebuild

The county is looking for an additional $15,000-$30,000 in payments from the insurance company after the fire at the Northeast Texas Opportunities, Inc. (NETO) building late last month.

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Oil drilling suit dropped against city

Members of the Mount Vernon City Council learned Tuesday that a pending law suit for the right to drill oil within the city limits was dropped.

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Deadline Monday to file for city and school election

The deadline to register as a candidate for a listing on the ballot for the May 12 elections for either the Mount Vernon City Council or the MVISD Board of Trustees has been set for 5 p.m. on Monday, March 5.

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Work safety

The Paris District of the Texas Department of Transportation, TxDOT, had its 28th annual safety banquet on Feb. 8 at the Love Civic Center in Paris.

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Health Fair planned for Saturday, March 3

The 2012 Franklin County Health Fair is Saturday, March 3 from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center.

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Fire protection plan

Texas Forest Service area leadership will join Franklin County Judge Paul Lovier and representatives from the county’s four volunteer fire departments to sign a Community Wildfire Protection Plan.

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Junction dedication

Junction dedication -  Judge Paul LovierCounty Judge Paul Lovier, center, listens as Precinct 4 Commissioner Sam Young reads a proclamation naming the railroad crossings on Kaufman and Holbrook streets as Lovier Junction

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Park fund request “indefinitely tabled”

The Mount Vernon City Council “indefinitely tabled” making a request to the Mount Vernon Economic Development Corporation’s Board to earmark $100,000

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