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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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Law enforcement joins cyber crime task force

City of Mount Vernon Investigator Berl BridwellFranklin County will be a part of the Dallas Police Department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC).

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Richards is sworn in to his city council seat

Donny Thomas is sworn in to his city council seatDonny Richards is sworn in to his city council seat by City Secretary Tina Rose at the council’s meeting on Tuesday, May 22.

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No county fireworks ban

Franklin County Commissioners Court members voted not to ban fireworks during the Independence Holidays at a special meeting Friday.

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Commissioners to discuss fireworks ban

Whether or not the county will ban fireworks during the upcoming Independence Day holidays will be decided at a special meeting of the Franklin County Commissioners Court called for 11:15 a.m. Friday, June 1

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Mount Vernon High School Graduation ceremonies

Graduates participate in the traditional hat tossCommencement exercises were conducted at Meredith Stadium on Friday, May 25

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Election results

Ricky Jones and Danny Chitsey won the Primary Election for Sheriff and Commissioner, Pct. 1, respectively.

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Reckless driver call leads to arrests for felony drugs

Officers display the items confiscated in local drug bust.Local officers responded to a reckless driver report shortly before 3 a.m. Wednesday, May 23, which led to two arrests on multiple felony drug charges.

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Carry the Load walkers met with applause and admiration

Carry the Load walkers met with applause and admirationMarvin Fomby, a shipping supervisor at Lowe’s Regional Distribution Center, is joined by other Lowe’s team members as he carries the U.S. Flag

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