Franklin County Newswire

Franklin County Newswire

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  1. Ponytails compete at State tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Mackenzie Putnam slides safely into home for the Franklin County Ponytails All-Star softball team at the Dixie State Tournament in Sulphur Springs Saturday and Sunday, July 16 and 17. See the July 21 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more details from the tournament and a listing of team members.

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  2. Ohio woman charged with injecting heroin that killed dadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Valley Morning Star

    A grand jury in Franklin County on Friday indicted 27-year-old Lindsay M. Newkirk on counts of involuntary manslaughter and corrupting another with drugs.

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  3. Hopkins Co. EMS to be provider starting first of 2017Read the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Franklin County Commissioners Court members voted unanimously to accept the proposal of Hopkins County EMS, operated by the Hopkins County Hospital District EMS, to provide ground EMS service in Franklin County beginning Jan. 1, 2017.

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  4. Taxable values up slightly for city, schoolRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The Franklin County Appraisal District released the certified tax rolls to local taxing entities this week.

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  5. Darlings compete at district tournamentRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The Franklin County Darlings all-star team competed at their Dixie District tournament in Detroit, Texas June 18-20 and finished in fourth place.

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  6. 10U boys all-starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The Franklin County 10U boys all-star team competed in the North State baseball tournament on Saturday, July 9. They lost to Collinsville and New Boston to end their season.

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  7. Boys T-ball team competes at regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The Franklin County six and under T-ball all-star team competed at the regional tournament during the July 4 weekend in Paris.

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  8. Alphin named to Dean's ListRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    ... 15 credit hours. He is a 2013 graduate of Mount Vernon High School, and the son of J.R. and Kelly Alphin of Franklin County.

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  9. Alzheimer Support Group to meet locallyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 21, at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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  10. Officials cut $102,000 from budget, still $116,000 shortRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Members of the Franklin County Commissioners Court have cut $102,000 in proposed budget requests from the 2017 budget, but are still $116,000 short of a balanced budget, according to Franklin County Auditor Tina Phillips.

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  11. Marilyn Joyce to present program at GenealogyRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The monthly meeting of the Franklin County Genealogy Society will be at 7 p.m. Monday, July 18. Marilyn Joyce will present the program based on a diary written by Nancy McCowen Roach Tucker in the mid-1800s.

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  12. Bluebonnet the Armadillo-story for KidsRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2016 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    A series of "Summer Enrichment" programs is presented annually in June and July by the Franklin County Library with funding from the Friends of the Library organization and a donated concert by the Mount Vernon Music Association performers.

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  13. Commissioners approve indigent healthcare rights and responsibilitiesRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Members of the Franklin County Commissioners court unanimously approved a rights and responsibilities form for people participating in the County Indigent Health Care Program.

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  14. Sweetees advance to National tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The Franklin County Sweetees all-star softball team is headed to the National tournament to be played in Georgia the week of July 29 through Aug. 5. The team defeated Bullard 27-16 in the championship round to claim the State title on Wednesday, July 6 to earn the right to advance.

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  15. Youth Art SeriesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The Franklin County Arts Alliance will sponsor an art workshop series for children at the Cultural Arts Center, 100 Rusk St., one block west of the courthouse in downtown Mount Vernon.

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  16. Australian music program FridayRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The Franklin County Library's Summer Enrichment series is providing the Didgeridoo Revolution program which will start at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 15 in the gym at the First Baptist Church.

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  17. Emergency medical service contract information, vote Thursday, July 14Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The future ambulance service for Franklin County residents is expected to be determined in a special called meeting and public hearing at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 14, in the district courtroom on the second floor of the courthouse in downtown Mount Vernon.

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  18. Public Notice - Replat - 7/14/2016Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    ... 2, King's Country Subdivision, L65R, currently shown by plat recorded at PC 20A, Plat Cabinet Records of Franklin County, Texas. It is proposed that the boundaries for Lot L506 R, Section 2, be increased as Lot L506R-1 and Lots L502, L503 and L505, ...

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  19. Zoofari - Wild Things for KidsRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2016 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    A series of "Summer Enrichment" programs is presented annually in June and July by the Franklin County Library with funding from the Friends of the Library organization and a donated concert by the Mount Vernon Music Association performers.

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  20. Pinhole, digital camera class setRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    A free teen and adult pinhole camera and digital photography class will be offered by the Franklin County Arts Alliance from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 16. The class will be taught by Britni Johnson.

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