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Fri
27
Mar

Commissioners’ approve El Camino Real route

Monday’s regular Commissioners’ Court session took an unusual turn as commissioners heard arguments for two possible routes for the historically significant El Camino Real, the “Royal” Spanish road that opened up the southwest to pioneer exploration and expansion.
 
Fri
27
Mar

From then to now at the fair

As we celebrate this year, the 50th anniversary of the Robertson County Fair, we should reflect on its history and how this  organization was shaped into the fair that we have come to know today. Several years ago Calvert and Hearne had separate livestock shows in their own towns. Around 1965 an idea was brought about for there to be a single Robertson County Junior Livestock Show and Auction in which all members of the county could participate. 
 
Fri
20
Mar

No business for Hearne Council; stalemate continues

With two called special meetings and one regular meeting missed, the Hearne City Council’s stalemate status continues.
This past Tuesday, the Hearne Council met with a no quorum as only Hazel Embra, Joyce Rattler and LaShaunda White in attendance.
 
Fri
20
Mar

Happy Fiftieth Anniversary

The time is approaching and the fun begins with the Robertson County Fair and Livestock Show. The Queen Coronation, which is Saturday, March 21 at 6:00 pm and with a dance that will follow l starting at 9:00 pm featuring The Texas Twisters and to take place out at the Robertson County Fairgrounds, at the Firemen’s Hall, which kicks off the week of fun and hard work for the kids that enter into the fair.
 
Fri
20
Mar

New small engine service center opening in Hearne

The fine folks at Ace Hardware / CarQuest have a new business getting set to open in just a few weeks. Hard at work is
owner Keith and Patty Jentsch along with son-in-law Daniel Green will soon bring to town the Hearne Ace Service Center
 
Fri
13
Mar

Toney to leave HISD

Joy Toney has announced her resignation as Superintendent of Schools for the Hearne Independent School District.
An agreement has been reached   which allows Ms. Toney the ability to pursue other interests and permits the Board to pursue hiring another Superintendent.
 
Fri
13
Mar

Hearne council stalemates as deadline passes

The Hearne City Council met in special session on Wednesday, March 11 to canvas votes, possible sit an appointed council member as well as appoint a new Mayor Pro-Tem. The gallery as well as the council members realized as the time passed the schedule appointed time of 1:30 p.m., that two of the council had no intentions of showing up.
 
Fri
13
Mar

Third Annual “Go Red” walk

This past Saturday February 21 a group of local supporters of the Go Red Heart Disease Awareness happen to be taking their Third Annual Walk. Jackie Lewis started this walk in honor of her mother, Lois Marie Lewis, who had heart failure with numerous heart by-pass surgeries and kidney failure and pasted away April 15, 2008 and Jackie herself has had three by-pass surgeries January 3, 2008.
 
Fri
13
Mar

Ingram indicted for Murder; released on $100,000.00 bond

According to Coty Seigert, Robertson County Attorney / District Attorney an indictment has been handed down in the
shooting death of Holton Ingram, 75, of Franklin. Wife Brenda Ingram, 65, has been charged and indicted for the murder of her husband.
 
Fri
06
Mar

Republic of Texas Township celebrates Texas Independence

Robertson County has a great history starting back as far as some of the earliest Spanish Trails. The Robertson County Historical Commission is actively working to protect and promote the El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail crossing Robertson County. 
 

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