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Lexus reported missing from local parking lot

A 2017 Lexus RC Sport was reported missing from a local parking lot around 2 a.m. Tuesday, January 5.

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COVID-19 vaccine available at local clinic and pharmacy

Dr. Jean Latortue of the RHC provided an update to the  members of the Franklin County Industrial Foundation on Friday, Jan. 8.The COVID-19 vaccine is now available at both the pharmacy at Brookshire’s Grocery Store and at the Franklin County Rural Health Center (RHC).

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Contract notice issued, depot project deadlines unattainable

A notice of termination of the county’s contract with Phil Davila was ordered by the Franklin County Commissioners Court Monday, January 11.

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Election filing open for local board seats

Registration is now open for anyone wishing to sign up as a candidate for seats on the Franklin County Water District (FCWD) board of directors, the Mount Vernon City Council, or the Mount Vernon ISD Board of Trustees.

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Driver taken to hospital after rollover accident

Victoria Jean Hawkins, age 51 of Mount Vernon, received incapacitating injuries during a one vehicle accident around 10:15 p.m. Monday, December 28.

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Local groups are victims of COVID-19

COVID-19 has caused a few more ripples locally. Both the Franklin County Genealogical Society and the Franklin County Historical Association have limited their availability or closed their facilities to the public.

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Hospital purchase not accepted by county

The Franklin County Commissioner’s Court did not accept an offer to purchase the old county hospital building on Hwy. 37 across from the Mount Vernon ISD campuses when they met December 31.

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Franklin County EDC moves meeting day

The Franklin County Economic Development Corporation changed their monthly meeting day at their January 7 special called meeting.

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Grid Source trucks burglarized

Two work vehicles belonging to Grid Source were burglarized while they were parked at the City Maintenance Barn last week.

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