Franklin County

NETO Executive Director Beverly Logan speaks before Franklin County Commissioners Court.
Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

During a recent special meeting the 2014 financial auditor for Northeast Texas Opportunities, Inc. of the board of directors stated the organization would be responsible for raising $818,000 to overcome liabilities.

GOP primary: Franklin Co. ballot

Feb 24, 2014
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The following candidates are on ballots in the Franklin County Republican Party primary election on March 4.

Regional and county offices

Burn ban in Franklin, Hunt, Kaufman Counties

Aug 13, 2013
Texas A&M Forest Service

Hunt County has joined Franklin and Kaufman Counties in banning most outdoor fires.

Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

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.

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.

Voters in Mount Vernon will soon vote on two separate alcohol-sales measures.

Caddo Mills and Campbell will continue to prohibit alcohol sales.
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Voters in Mount Vernon will soon vote on two separate alcohol-sales measures.

Getting to know NETEX

Feb 18, 2013
Franklin County

What is the Northeast Texas Rural Rail Transportation District and what's its role in the proposed Blacklands Turnpike project?

Commerce Firefighters dispatched to the Fort Davis wildfire captured this image in April.

AUSTIN - Another 74 Texas counties are now eligible for wildfire assistance as FEMA has agreed to grant the state’s repeated request to expand its major disaster declaration.