Franklin County http://ketr.org en GOP primary: Franklin Co. ballot http://ketr.org/post/gop-primary-franklin-co-ballot <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">The following candidates are on ballots in the Franklin County Republican Party primary election on March 4.</span></p><p><strong>Regional and county offices</strong></p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 21:49:41 +0000 Jennise Streaty 49884 at http://ketr.org GOP primary: Franklin Co. ballot Burn ban in Franklin, Hunt, Kaufman Counties http://ketr.org/post/burn-ban-franklin-hunt-kaufman-counties <p>Hunt County has joined Franklin and Kaufman Counties in banning most outdoor fires. Tue, 13 Aug 2013 13:09:47 +0000 Mark Haslett & Brad Kellar 41404 at http://ketr.org Burn ban in Franklin, Hunt, Kaufman Counties Train derailment in remote area escaped notice http://ketr.org/post/train-derailment-remote-area-escaped-notice <p>A westbound freight train suffered a partial derailment near Mount Vernon earlier this month. But locals didn't notice until, days later, workers arrived to begin the clean-up.</p><p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 22:17:38 +0000 Mark Haslett 40503 at http://ketr.org Train derailment in remote area escaped notice Delta County: Last dry county in East Texas? http://ketr.org/post/delta-county-last-dry-county-east-texas <p>If Mount Vernon voters approve either of two alcohol-sales ballot initiatives on May 11 - and voters in the Piney Woods town of Tatum do the same - that would leave Delta County the last dry county in East Texas.</p><p> Fri, 10 May 2013 19:10:39 +0000 Mark Haslett 36985 at http://ketr.org Delta County: Last dry county in East Texas? Mt. Vernon voting on double shot of alcohol measures http://ketr.org/post/mt-vernon-voting-double-shot-alcohol-measures <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Voters in Mount Vernon will soon vote on two separate alcohol-sales measures. Thu, 09 May 2013 15:57:58 +0000 Mark Haslett 36913 at http://ketr.org Mt. Vernon voting on double shot of alcohol measures Alcohol vote on tap in Mount Vernon http://ketr.org/post/alcohol-vote-tap-mount-vernon <p>Voters in Mount Vernon will soon vote on two separate alcohol-sales measures. Mon, 22 Apr 2013 13:23:47 +0000 Mark Haslett 36101 at http://ketr.org Alcohol vote on tap in Mount Vernon Getting to know NETEX http://ketr.org/post/getting-know-netex <p>What is the Northeast Texas Rural Rail Transportation District and what's its role in the proposed Blacklands Turnpike project? Mon, 18 Feb 2013 12:48:24 +0000 Mark Haslett 33344 at http://ketr.org Getting to know NETEX Expanded declaration provides more relief for Texas http://ketr.org/post/expanded-declaration-provides-more-relief-texas <p>AUSTIN&nbsp;- Another 74 Texas counties are now eligible for wildfire assistance as FEMA has agreed to grant the state&rsquo;s repeated request to expand its major disaster declaration. Wed, 14 Dec 2011 19:11:08 +0000 Scott Harvey 13427 at http://ketr.org Expanded declaration provides more relief for Texas