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  1. Public Notice - Bid Notice - City of Mount Vernon - 2/18/2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The City of Mount Vernon is accepting bids on property located on Grady Street. The property is parcel #12277 with the Franklin County Appraisal District, it is 100 ft X 150 feet and is 0.344 acres.

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  2. Icy conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    ... a 1/2 inch of sleet and snow accumulated throughout the day making driving hazardous. Mount Vernon ISD and Franklin County offices were closed for the day. Law enforcement officers spent much of the day rescuing motorists who slid off of icy ...

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  3. Methodist youth donate $1,106Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    ... to food bank volunteers Larkin Jumper, June Weeks, Cassie Mendez and Richard Lee. The Community Food Bank of Franklin County received a check for $1,106 from the efforts of the youth at the First United Methodist Church. The funds were raised as a ...

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  4. Franklin County offices closed; Commissioner's court to meetRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The offices of Franklin County, including the library, will be closed today, Monday, Feb. 23 due to inclement weather.

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  5. Trailer burnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Franklin County firefighters contain a travel trailer fire around 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 16. Officials were alerted to a travel trailer on fire at 149 CRSE 3130.

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  6. Barretts, Dunlap, Ellis honored by the Black Onyx ClubRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Black History Month was celebrated highlighting the event's eighth year on Friday, Feb. 13 at the Cultural Arts Center. The sponsoring Black Onyx Club honored Richard and Linda Barrett, Connie Dunlap and Fay Ellis for their service and support of the black community in Franklin County.

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  7. Summer ball sign-up this weekRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Parents interested in signing their children up to play summer baseball or softball with the Franklin County Youth Baseball / Softball Association should mark upcoming weekends on their calendar.

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  8. ReadmoreRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The inaugural U. S. League of Tea Growers Round Up and Farm Tour will be Thursday, Feb. 19, in Franklin County.

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  9. Shakespeare Club to view student filmRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The Shakespeare Club and the Franklin County Arts Alliance are again joining forces to bring the latest film by Northeast Texas Community College students to Mount Vernon.

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  10. Public Notice - Bid Notice - City of Mount Vernon - 2/18/2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The City of Mount Vernon is accepting bids on property located on Grady Street. The property is parcel #12277 with the Franklin County Appraisal District, it is 100 ft X 150 feet and is 0.344 acres.

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  11. Midnight fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Franklin County firefighters were called out to a fire in the 400 block of CR 4430 around midnight on Tuesday, Feb. 17. The residence, owned by Keith and Jean Leon, was fully engulfeded when the first engine arrived seven minutes after receiving the call.

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  12. Vance wins scramble at Fort Worth stock showRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Colton Vance, a member of the Franklin County 4-H, was among the winners in the Calf Scramble event during the January 25 performance at the 119th edition of the legendary Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo.

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  13. County to submit grant for Cypress Springs SUDRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Franklin County will again act as the entity submitting for a Texas Community Development Block Gran on behalf of Cypress Springs Special Utility District CS-SUD.

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  14. Bass fishing team organizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The Franklin County Bass Fishing Team was organized last fall and is comprised of one sophomore and eight freshmen students from Mount Vernon ISD.

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  15. Skyler Burns wins county spelling beeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Skyler Burns was named the Franklin County Spelling Bee champion and Blake Hollingsworth was named as the runner-up in the Franklin County Spelling Bee.

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  16. Free tax assistance available for low, moderate income citizensRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    ... taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. The closest service for Franklin County residents is at the Wesley United Methodist Church in Sulphur Springs. For more details about this service and the hours of ...

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  17. Alzheimer Support Group to meet locallyRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 15 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The Alzheimer Support Group for the Mount Vernon area will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 19 at the Franklin County Library on the square.

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  18. Women turn support toward local children's programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Women of Mount Vernon and Franklin County took the messages of the two-day IF: Gathering event, February 6 and 7, and put them into action with support of local programs for children.

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  19. Menu set for Chamber banquetRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 14 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Our Place restaurant has been chosen to cater the annual Franklin County Chamber of Commerce banquet set for Saturday, February 28. They will be preparing a meal of Parmesan crusted chicken with mashed potatoes, steamed brocoli, salad, and cake.

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  20. Coaches meeting set for SundayRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Parents and other volunteers interested in coaching or umpiring a youth baseball or softball team/games this summer with the Franklin County Youth Baseball Softball Association should attend a meeting at 3 p.m. Sunday February 15 at the First United Methodist Church.

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