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Spans were recently laid across Big Cypress tributary

Spans were recently laid  across Big Cypress tributarySeth Hodges with Hodges and Son Construction of Omaha and project foreman Javier Calvillo of Mount Vernon discuss the bridge project

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Courthouse interior project up for bid

Sealed proposals for a qualified Construction Manager-as-Constructor are being requested for the almost $3 million project to restore the interior of the historic 1912 Franklin County Courthouse by the Commissioners Court.

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City’s solid waste disposal contract down to wire Tuesday

The Mount Vernon City Council must decide whether or not to change contractors for its solid waste disposal at their next meeting at 5:30 p.m.

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Republican Party candidates to Meet and Greet, Monday

The Franklin County members of the Republican Women of Northeast Texas are sponsoring a Republican Party Primary Candidate Meet and Greet event.

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Water district drops Mild Drought Condition

The Franklin County Water District issued a statement Monday that the district has reached a termination condition for the Mild Drought Condition declared in late October 2011.

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TxDOT meeting Thursday, March, 22

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will be hosts for a statewide open-house style public meeting to solicit comments and input on revisions to the 2012 Unified Transportation Program (UTP) funding allocations.

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Economic projects move to hearing

Two economic development projects were authorized to proceed to public hearing by the Mount Vernon Economic Development Corporation’s (EDC) Board of Directors

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Rain

Sulphur River was approximately three feet below the botton of the Hwy. 37 bridge The 4.29 inches of rain that had fallen before press time on Tuesday, March 20 was welcome, but made life in Franklin County treacherous.

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Dunn, Sears honored

Saundra Dunn, Mayor Margaret SearsCouncilwoman Saundra Dunn and Mayor Margaret Sears were recently honored for their continued education training.

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