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Light snow

A light dusting of snow covered vegetationA light dusting of snow covered vegetation in parts of Franklin County during the overnight hours into Monday, January 11.

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Out with the old

A.J. Crowston loads items into the bucket of a tractor to be placed in an open top dumpster at the City Maintenance BarnA.J. Crowston loads items into the bucket of a tractor to be placed in an open top dumpster at the City Maintenance Barn Saturday, January 9.

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Board plan ready for public comment

Workforce Solutions Northeast Texas (WSNT) is seeking public comment on their program plan for 2021-2024.

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City’s clean-up starts Saturday

The City of Mount Vernon’s  First Quarter Clean-Up starts this week. The eight day effort begins Saturday, January 9, and continues Monday through Saturday, January 16.

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American Legion donations

Cheryl McCurdy and Heather Hughes accept donations from the American Legion Post 243. The group provided $775 to both the Communities in Schools and the Mount Vernon Band Boosters. Cheryl McCurdy and Heather Hughes accept donations from the American Legion Post 243.

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Poison Center sponsoring student poster contest

National Poison Prevention Week is March 21-27, 2021. This year, the North Texas Poison Center is again sponsoring the Poison Prevention Poster Contest.

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Stocking distribution

Franklin County Deputy James Hawkins was helped by Calie Green as they distributed 55 stockings to children in need in Franklin County this week.Franklin County Deputy James Hawkins was helped by Calie Green as they distributed 55 stockings to children in need in Franklin County this week.

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Donations made to first responders

The American Legion Post 243 donates $1,550 to each of the four Franklin County volunteer fire departments.The American Legion Post 243 donates $1,550 to each of the four Franklin County volunteer fire departments.

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American Legion spreads holiday cheer

The Campble, Garcia, and Stephens families each received a portion of these funds for holiday assistance.The American Legion Post 243 and the Sons of the American Legion group made donations of $18,000 during the past month to spread a little holiday cheer.

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