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City, school filings of candidates begin

Filing will begin Saturday for those interested in becoming a candidate for a position as Mount Vernon mayor and  its City Council or the Mount Vernon Independent School District’s Board of Trustees.

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Comptroller finds Appraisal District in compliance

Patty Young, Annetta Hamilton, front row; Russell McCurdy, Genea Burnaman, and Alan Blair, back row. The Franklin County Appraisal District received notification this week that they were in compliance with the Methods and Assistance Program requirements.

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Drought seminar set at NTCC Jan. 31

Texas State Climatologist Dr. John Nielson-Gammon,Northeast Texas Community college will be hosts  for  “Drought 2011 and Beyond,” a discussion with Texas State Climatologist Dr. John Nielson-Gammon

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Campaign stop Tuesday, Jan. 31

Campaign stopRepublican presidential candidate John Davis, Jr. and his wife, Debra,

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Presidential candidate to stop in Franklin County

John Davis, Jr., a Republican candidate for U. S. President, will make a campaign stop in Franklin County.

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April 3 primaries threatened, campaign reports filed

Closing arguments in the U.S. Supreme Court were taking place as this story went to press Tuesday, Jan. 31.

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County votes to refinance debt for annex, jail expansion

In a split three-two vote, Franklin County Commissioners approved the refinancing of the county’s $700,000 debt.

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Pasture management program Feb. 24

The Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Overton will offer a pasture management program on Friday, Feb. 24

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Ramsay to chair Ethics Commission

Ramsay to chair Ethics CommissionTom Ramsay is the newly elected chairman of the State Ethics Commission.

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