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Line flushing could continue next week

The flushing of water mains in the City of Mount Vernon will continue to Sunday and could extend into the next business week, according to City Manager Eddie Turner.

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Dustin’ Main Street

Workers with Richard Drake Construction work to dust away rock and debris from Main St.Workers with Richard Drake Construction work to dust away rock and debris from Main St. on Tuesday, June 14.

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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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Ranch Estate Planning seminar set in August

The AgriLife Extension Agency will be conducting a Ranch Estate Planning Seminar in College Station on Aug. 8-9.

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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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State tax amnesty available to businesses

The state’s Fresh Start tax amnesty period is available to businesses to clear up their tax records without penalty and interest.

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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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United Way allocations hearings to be Wednesday, June 20

The annual series of allocation hearings for the Franklin County United Way is scheduled for Wednesday, June 20

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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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