Franklin County Newswire

Franklin County Newswire

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  1. Alzheimer Support Group to meet locallyRead the original story

    Monday | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 18, at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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  2. ReadmoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    XTO Energy, Pat Carter, and Jaci Postell were honored by the youth of the Franklin County 4-H Club for their support and leadership to the club and its members during the organization's annual awards banquet Thursday, October 4. Youth 4-H members were also recognized for certificates for those projects they participated in and pins for those ... (more)

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  3. Lawrence to speak at GenealogyRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 14 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Franklin County Librarian Lisa Ingram Lawrence will be the speaker for the October 15 meeting of the Franklin County Genealogical Society .

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  4. Talsma Dairy takes top honors at Franklin County Hay ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The Talsma Dairy earned the top places for their samples in the 2018 Mount Vernon Saltillo Young Farmer Hay Show on Saturday, October 6. The top 20 hay samples were auctioned earning $7,150.

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  5. Libertarian candidates to be at CountryFestRead the original story

    Friday Oct 12 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    ... Kerry McKennon for Lieutenant Governor, and Neal Dikeman for U.S. Senate will be at the Libertarian Party of Franklin County's booth on Main St. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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  6. Thomas is new City officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Leah Thomas assumed duties as patrolman with the Mount Vernon Police Department, said Ricky Jones, who serves as chief of the city's police department as well as Franklin County Sheriff.

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  7. Grantworks to provide administrative grant servicesRead the original story

    Friday Oct 12 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Grantworks, Inc. of Austin was approved by members of the Franklin County Commissioners Court to provide grant management services for a project for improvements proposed by the Cypress Springs Special Utility District during their Tuesday, October 9 meeting.

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  8. Arkansas suspect in parents deaths arrested in OklahomaRead the original story

    Friday Oct 12 | KTEN-TV Denison

    ... were found inside their home in eastern Arkansas near the Oklahoma border. Officers had responded to the Franklin County residence for a welfare check, but they obtained a search warrant after discovering a bullet hole in the window and found the ...

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  9. Possible tornadoes reported Tuesday in Oklahoma, ArkansasRead the original story

    Friday Oct 12 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Tulsa meteorologist Joe Sellers said Wednesday there were several reports Tuesday of weak twisters in Rogers, Sequoyah and Wagoner counties in Oklahoma. Sellers says an investigator was working Wednesday to confirm the reports, determine the amount of damage and rate the intensity of the possible tornadoes.

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  10. 'Thrill-seeker' staying through Michael to see if home he built is hurricane-proofRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Anna Melissa Tribune

    ... Cannon, dumped a lot of water on the island in 2005. Some portions of the island, an unincorporated part of Franklin County that lacks emergency services, were spared. Shanks said although he was he was a bit nervous alone on the island, he was ...

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  11. Suspect in parents' deaths arrested in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... were found inside their home in eastern Arkansas near the Oklahoma border. Officers had responded to the Franklin County residence for a welfare check, but they obtained a search warrant after discovering a bullet hole in the window and found the ...

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  12. Learn about rainwater harvestingRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    ... the demand on the water supply, but also reduces run-off, erosion and contamination of surface water. The Franklin County Extension office will be sponsoring a Rainwater Harvesting program on Friday, October 19. To learn how to register for this ...

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  13. Clean-up, spruce-up urged before eventsRead the original story

    Monday Oct 8 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    October is one of the busier times of the year in Mount Vernon and Franklin County as not only hundreds but thousands of people come to the community to enjoy and share in the hometown experiences being offered at CountyFest, Harvest on Main dinner, Market on Main wine tasting, Trick-or-Treat Around the Square, and other group sponsored events in ... (more)

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  14. Meeting moved up as staff, board prepare for civil trialRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 7 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The monthly meeting of the Franklin County Water District's Board of Directors has been moved up a week to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 9, as staff and officers prepare for a civil trial which has been more than five years in the making.

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  15. Private-use pesticide training TuesdayRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 30 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The Franklin County Extension Office for agriculture is partnering with the Titus County Extension office to offer Private-use Pesticide Applicator training Tuesday, October 2. The cost of the training session is $20 per person in addition to the training manual.

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  16. Court approves budget for county child welfare boardRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 30 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The 2018-19 fiscal year budget for the Franklin County Child Welfare Board was approved in the amount of $9,450 by the Franklin County Commissioners Court Court in its Monday meeting.

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  17. Reception to open Byars exhibitRead the original story

    Friday Sep 28 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    A reception will kick off a show at the Franklin County Arts Alliance's Gallery On Main at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, September 29. Almost 30 of Kristine Byars' paintings are displayed, as well as works of other artists.

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  18. County contracts to house Bowie prisonersRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 27 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Franklin County Commissioners Court members approved a contract to house Bowie County's overflow prisoners at the Franklin County Jail.

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  19. Handicapable Rodeo FridayRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 20 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    ... horses," organizer Barbara Crowston said. The event begins at 9 a.m. at the arena and is coordinated by the Franklin County Handicapable Rodeo Association. See the September 20 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more information.

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  20. Alzheimer Support Group to meetRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2018 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 20, at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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