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24
Jun

Aubree showing off her beautiful flowered

Aubree showing off her beautiful flowered print dress and her stylish rain boots just make the outfit more divine. 

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Fri
24
Jun

The hidden Schlitterbahn Tickets are making a big splash

By Margaret Salvaggio

The hunt is on for the hidden Schlitterbahn tickets in the Robertson County News and Franklin Advocate newspapers. Just find the lucky newspaper with a blue ticket saying you are the winner and bring it into the Robertson County News office in Hearne and you will be awarded your tickets. We will take a picture of the winner holding their tickets along with the original blue ticket and then you and your family or friends can be off for a wonderful time in the water and lots of fun in the sun. The first winner was Angel Funk from Franklin and she works for Holiday Inn Express in Hearne.  

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Fri
24
Jun

Texas political historian presents Red State facts to local Republican Party

By Melissa Freeman

On Saturday night, Dr. Wayne Thorburn sat down with the Robertson County Republican Party faithful to a steak dinner provided by the Dixie Café, then presented the group with the history of the two-party system in Texas. In an interesting history lesson, Thorburn explained that for 112 years beginning in the 1840s Texas was essentially a one-party state with office holders decided in the spring by the Democratic Party primary. The only exceptions occurred during Reconstruction and in two presidential elections. 

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Fri
17
Jun

Americans supported Liberty

Americans supported Liberty Loan drives and school children collected pennies to buy War Savings Stamps known as War Bonds.   

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Fri
17
Jun

One man’s heap is another man’s treasure

Father and son team, Mike and Dustin Amos of Hearne, won 1st place (1949-1959 Sedan/Hardtop) at the 25th Bluebonnet Street Rodders Rod Run in Bryan, Texas in April. Their entry was ol’ Lucy, a 1959 Ford Custom 300, a car that they restored together, doing all the work on the motor, exterior and interior.  

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Fri
10
Jun

Summer fun with the Girl Scouts

By Erika Pope

To celebrate the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio, the Girl Scouts of Central Texas will be providing Health and Fitness themed activities for girls interested in being Girl Scouts over the summer and even into the new school year.

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Fri
10
Jun

Hometown beauty shines at Sunburst State Pageant

Asia Monae Sifuentes-Moore from Hearne, Texas competed on May 27 through May 29 in the Sunburst State Beauty Pageant in Houston, Texas. The awards and trophies she received in the 3 to 4 year old category were Participation, First Runner-up in costume, Third Runner-up in Super Model/ Catwalk and Best Personality. Asia has also qualified for the International Pageant bound for Atlanta, Georgia.

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Fri
10
Jun

Mumford ISD earns Five Star rating for spending, performance

Mumford is one of only 44 public and charter school districts in the entire state to earn a five-star rating, indicating the strongest level of relative academic progress combined with the lowest relative spending. Mumford ISD earned a five-star rating in the Texas Smart Schools Initiative, a rubric measuring school spending and student performance that was launched last week by former Texas Comptroller Susan Combs.

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Fri
03
Jun

New Inductees into Hearne NHS

By Erin Feldman

This past Tuesday, May 17 in the Hearne High School Cafeteria the National Honor Society held their Spring Induction for the 2016 school year. Four new members were inducted into this elite group of high schoolers; Reyna Flores Rizo, Miquel Lozano, ZaKeia Polk and Dylan Woods. To become an NHS member; the students had to have a GPA of 3.5, the students also had to put  in 10 hours of community services before they were inducted as well as a total of 30 more hours per year and also had to complete an essay on “What is it like to be a leader.” 

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Fri
03
Jun

Where do animals hide?

By Margaret Salvaggio

On Sunday, May 29 it was Kidz Church at The Pentecostals. Every fifth Sunday at The Pentecostals it becomes a Real Life Sanctuary, a place of safety and healing for forest animals. The theme this session was “Hiding Places”. The kids learned that animals had to hide in holes and caves for protection but that God provides a refuge for His people.

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