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Shoulders being added to Hwy. 37 South of FM 21

A long awaited improvement to State Highway 37 from FM 21 to the Franklin/Wood county line began late last week by Longview Bridge and Road LTD, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.

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Agreement made to house Red River Co. inmates

An interlocal agreement between Franklin and Red River counties was approved by the respective county Commissioner Courts Monday providing for payment to Franklin County to house Red River County inmates

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Bennett, Duke are delegates to state

Dianna Bennett and Patti Duke were elected at the  Franklin County Democratic Party’s County Convention Saturday, March 19 to represent them at the state party convention.

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Frustration apparent as property owners talk to board

The level of frustration was apparent as property owners affected by recent flooding around Lake Cypress Springs  talked to the Franklin County Water District Board of Directors.

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State makes appeal for federal personal assistance

Governor Greg Abbott has filed an appeal with President Obama for Individual Assistance for Collin, Dallas, Ellis, Franklin, Rockwall and Van Zandt counties.

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Teen dies in crash Sunday

Bradyn LoyBradyn Loy, a junior at Mount Vernon High School, died in a car crash around 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 27. She was driving east on the South Service Rd. to I-30 near the 152 mile marker.

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Nestlé USA announces voluntary recall of several food products

Nestlé USA has initiated a voluntary recall of a limited number of DiGiorno, Lean Cuisine, and Stouffer’s products due to the potential presence of glass pieces.

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Projects approved in special meeting

Final approval was given for two economic development projects to bring another restaurant to downtown Mount Vernon. The council took just over 10 minutes to conduct their business in a special meeting

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Debtors sought for overdue loan payments

Franklin County Commissioners Court members asked County Judge Scott Lee to send a letter to five of nine individuals listed as owing $164,096.14 in outstanding principal on loans made through the Franklin County Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund.

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