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Use online services, mega centers during spring rush

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging Texans to plan ahead for the busy weeks surrounding Spring Break and take advantage of early renewals, online services,

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Campaign stop

State Representative Gary VanDeaver, at right, visits with Dr. Michael Walker and Kirby Hollingsworth during a campaign stopState Representative Gary VanDeaver, at right, visits with Dr. Michael Walker and Kirby Hollingsworth during a campaign stop in Mount Vernon on Thursday, February 18.

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Wood shavings warehouse burns

Volunteers work to assemble a portable dump tank from which the fire engine could pump water.A fire at Premier Shavings and Wood Products has destroyed a 23,500-sq. ft. warehouse at the plant located in the 1400 block of FM 900. The fire was first reported around 8 a.m. on Thursday, February 18.

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City, county agreement to manage police being revised

The Mount Vernon City Council approved a revised intergovernmental agreement to provide for payment to the county sheriff or his designee to supervise the city’s police department at their meeting Monday night.

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Early voting through Friday

In person early voting for the November General Election continues from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday, February 26. Election day voting is set for Tuesday, March 1.

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McFeely arrested for child sexual assault

Patrick McFeely has been officially arrested in connection with an aggravated sexual assault of a child case from Franklin County. According to Franklin County Sheriff Ricky Jones, McFeely was

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Appraisal district proposes budget

The Franklin County Appraisal District (FCAD) is proposing its 2016-2017 fiscal year budget. It includes an overall increase of $6,726 with total expenditures set at $506,054.

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Resolution sought to revolving loan debt

A resolution to defaulted loans owed to the Franklin County Revolving Loan Fund will be proposed in a special afternoon meeting of the Franklin County Commissioners Court on Thursday, February 25 at 2 p.m.

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Individual federal assistance denied six counties

Franklin County was one of six north Texas counties to be denied individual assistance for victims of the December 26-27 tornado, rain and flooding events in a statement issued Friday, February 12

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