Franklin County Newswire

Franklin County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Franklin County, TX.

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  1. Which comes first, permission to build or site planRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The full North East Texas Rural Transportation District board met for the first time with representatives of the Mount Vernon City Council and Mount Vernon Economic Development Corporation board in Sulphur Springs last week concerning the proposed rail port facility in Franklin County.

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  2. ReadmoreRead the original story

    Tuesday | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The Franklin County Farm Bureau was recognized for 38 years of continuous gain in memberships by the Texas Farm Bureau .

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  3. Ornament Decorating class set at CACRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    A children's ornament decorating class will be offered by the Franklin County Arts Alliance from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday, December 15. The free class is for children ages five to 12. Parents are welcome to stay and help their children.

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  4. Rosanell Eaton, North Carolina voting rights activist, diesRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 9 | Texarkana Gazette

    Rosanell Eaton, an African-American voting rights activist who successfully helped challenge voting restrictions supported by North Carolina Republicans, has died. She was 97. Rosanell Eaton was a poll worker or precinct judge for decades who had registered to vote as a young woman in rural Franklin County despite Jim Crow restrictions.

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  5. African-American North Carolina voting rights activist diesRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 9 | Valley Morning Star

    In this Dec. 12, 2013, file photo, Mary Perry, of Wendell, from left, Rosanell Eaton, of Franklin County, and Carolyn Coleman, of Greensboro, talk after a hearing at the Ward Federal Building in Winston-Salem, N.C., challenging the new North Carolina voting law.

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  6. Escape Room open in Old Jail buildingRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 9 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    ... just north of the Courthouse. It is the first-of-its-kind in the Northeast Texas region is operated by the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce through a partnership for the unique space with the Franklin County Arts Alliance. All proceeds benefit ...

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  7. American Legion donates to food bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Food collected through the American Legion's food drive was delivered to the Community Food Bank of Franklin County on Tuesday, December 4. More than 1,460 pounds was donated for use in the Christmas baskets for clients of the food bank.

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  8. Brown, Marquez honored for past life-saving effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Franklin County Game Warden Doyle Brown and Franklin County Lake Patrol Officer Teo Marquez were honored in Austin by the State of Texas for their life-saving efforts in aiding two exhausted swimmers on Lake Cypress Springs.

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  9. Group trying to buy Columbus Crew unveils plans for $230M soccer stadium in OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Business Journal

    ... who has spearheaded the negotiations with the team and MLS. Dee Haslam , Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther , Franklin County Commissioner John O'Grady , County Administrator Ken Wilson, City Council President Shannon Hardin, Columbus City Auditor Megan ...

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  10. Doors open Sunday for Tour of HomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The home of Craig and Pam Greenberg will be one of the stops on the Franklin County Historical Association's Tour of Homes from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, December 9. This year's tour will have six stops, including two historic homes and two newly constructed homes.

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  11. Suit settlement returns $4.75 million to district, taxpayersRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 2 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    An out-of-court settlement of a law suit will return $4,750,00 to the Franklin County Water District's coffers and by extension the taxpayers.

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  12. Inmate housing agreement approved for Red River Co.Read the original story

    Saturday Dec 1 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Approval was given Monday to an interlocal agreement for Franklin County to provide Red River County with inmate housing at a cost of $40 per inmate per day to help alleviate personnel shortages and /or overcrowding at the Red River County Jail.

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  13. Leaf US AloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... Superintendent Talisa Dixon's base pay will instantly make her one of the highest-paid public employees in Franklin County, aside from some top Ohio State University officials and other public servants in medical fields," This Week Community News ...

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  14. Reception to open Visions in Wood exhibitRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 29 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    A reception will kick off the holiday season with a show at the Franklin County Arts Alliance's Gallery On Main at 6:30 p.m. Friday, November 30. Visions in Wood features artists John Tutor of Mount Vernon, Polly Eckstrom of Winnsboro, and Brittany Dove of McKinney.

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  15. Public Notice - Citation by Publication TRC 109 & 114 - 11/29/2018Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 29 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    ... citation, the same being Monday, December 17, 2018, before the Honorable 62nd Judicial District Court of Franklin County at the Court House in Mount Vernon, Texas, Said Plaintiff's Petition was filed in said court on the 2nd day of November, 2018 in ...

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  16. Public Notice - Citation by Publication - 11/29/2018Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 29 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    ... PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE ESTATE OF RONALD CHARLES HARGRAVES, Deceased, Docket No. PR-33-18, County Court of Franklin County, Texas. JEremey monroe, filed in the County Court of Franklin County, Texas, on the 16th day of November, 2018, an ...

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  17. Public Notice - Accepting Bids - 11/29/2018Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 29 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Franklin County will accept bids for road materials, bulk fuel and culverts until Monday December 10, 2018 at 9:00 AM in the County Judge's office 200 N Kaufman, Mount Vernon TX 75457.

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  18. Annual Tour of Homes planned for December 9Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 25 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    ... like a Tour of Homes to tug at heartfelt memories, especially in December. The tour, sponsored by the Franklin County Historical Association, will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, December 9. There will be six stops on the tour this year. For more ...

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  19. General Election returns canvassedRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 24 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Ten provisional or by-mail ballots were added to the voting totals for the canvass of the November 6 General Elections performed by the Franklin County Commissioners Court on Monday, November 19. There were 33 provisional ballots cast.

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  20. Christmas food collections continueRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 24 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Various food collection efforts continue as the Community Food Bank of Franklin County prepares for the distribution of Christmas for All Christmas Food Baskets.

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