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Commissioner Young raises wild dog concerns

Pct. 4 Commissioner Sam Young made a plea for immediate action to other members of the Franklin County Commissioners Court to deal with roaming dogs at the Monday meeting.

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VanDeaver Town Hall Meeting Thursday

A Town Hall Meeting with State Representative Gary VanDeaver will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 13 in the Lecture Hall at Mount Vernon High School.

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Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. Added to Russell 2000 Index

Guaranty Bancshares, Inc., the holding company for Guaranty Bank & Trust, announced that the company has been added to the Russell 2000 Index.

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VanDeaver’s Town Hall Meeting set next Thursday

State Representative Gary VanDeaver will conduct a Town Hall Meeting in the Lecture Hall at Mount Vernon High School from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 13.

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Leaders express concerns over special legislative agenda

Leaders of both the local city and county government bodies agree on their concerns over the litany of items on the Texas State Legislative special session agenda with the potential to severely affect funding in coming years.

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Above average rainfall raises year-to-date amount

Above average rain was reported during the month of June 2017, but the weather for the most part was fairly mild.

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Payment to Pct. 2 demanded before agreement with city

County Commissioners Court members by consensus are insisting that the City of Mount Vernon pay $12,857 to Pct. 2 for road materials used for work on Bell and Church streets

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Water and sewer rate increases proposed for fall

An increase of seven cents for water and six cents for sewer per 1,000 gallons used over the initial amount included in the minimum charges was proposed in Monday’s workshop session.

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Powerful collision

First responders work to extract an 18 wheeler driver from the crushed cab of his truck.First responders work to extract an 18 wheeler driver from the crushed cab of his truck. The truck rammed the back of the truck in the distance so hard that both sets of back axles came loose.

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