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Mar

A flight into African American History

The month of February is known for being Black History Month and the Hearne School District gave a program to honor Black History. The program was in the gymnasium at the high school on February 27 and the program was held at 10 a.m. and then again at 1:30 p.m.
 
Fri
06
Mar

March is blooming in New Baden

The New Baden Jamboree is upon us again. It is the oldest Jamboree in Texas since 1954 and is always on the first Saturday of each month. This Saturday March 7 is going to be a super musical program. 
 
Fri
27
Feb

Historical Commission Celebrates Texas Independence

Most any Texas student will tell you March 2, 1836 is an important date to remember. It is Texas Independence Day. This was the day when Texas declared its independence from Mexico and established a sovereign country, The Republic of Texas.
 
Fri
27
Feb

Did someone say “all you can eat chili?”

On Friday, Feb. 20 from 5:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. at the Hearne Elementary Cafeteria the Hearne Lions Club hosted their Annual Chili, Beans & Cornbread Supper. It was a festive event with delicious food that was not only scrumptious but benefited a wonderful cause. Proceeds from this fundraiser help the Lions Club to support the local youth in Robertson County through various programs.
 
Fri
27
Feb

All buckshot for these vets

On Saturday February 21 at 1:00 p.m. the Hearne VFW held their monthly turkey shoot. This event is held on the third Saturday of each month at the VFW hall in Hearne at 1:00 p.m. The event is a lot of fun. Anyone can attend, there is a $50 entry fee to shoot 10 rounds and the winner gets the “pot” minus 40% which goes to the veteran’s  fund.
 
Fri
20
Feb

Keeping healthy

Hearne Healthcare Center hosted a health fair at BrookshireBro’s on Friday February 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The purpose of the fair was to help promote health awareness for Robertson County Residents and especially seniors. Communities, health professionals, andfamilies can work together tocreate opportunities for people to make healthier choices
 
Fri
20
Feb

Historical Societies come together to celebrate rich history of Calvert home

The Milam County Genealogical Society met in Calvert Texas at Ms. Hazel Smitherman Kuzel and Ms. Jan Billingsley’s home on 600 East Texas. Their special guests were members and officers of the Calvert Historical Foundation.
 
Fri
13
Feb

Hearne orders recall election of Maxine Vaughn

by Dennis Phillips
 
The Hearne City Council met in special session Friday, February 6, to answer a Waco Court’s ruling to set a special election to recall Maxine Vaughn, Councilperson Place 3. The special election has been set for March 3, at the Hearne Depot 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Early voting was also set for February 19 thru February 27 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at City Hall Building B located at 209 Cedar Street in Hearne. Two additional dates are February 17 and February 18, 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. also at the Hearne City Hall, Building B. The Council entered into a contract agreement with the Robertson County Election Administration for this special meeting.

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Fri
13
Feb

Board appointments take center stage at Commissioner’s Court meeting

by Dennis H. Phillips
 
Several boards around the county are experiencing a lack of filled positions. The Robertson County Commissioner’s Courts worked through a list of five area boards for reappointments, appointments and vacancy issue including the Emergency Services District, MHMR Authority of the Brazos Valley, Robertson County Historical Commission as well as the Robertson County Appraisal District. Many times these boards have vacancies and are in need of volunteers to sit and help define Robertson County. If you have a specific interest in any of these boards contact Charles Ellison, Robertson County Judge for more details.

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Fri
13
Feb

Eagle strength continues to grow

Congratulation to the Hearne Eagles power lifting team on finishing a successful regular season. The team finished their regular season at the Waco Reicher meet this Saturday February 7, and competed well. Kinnikinica Bundage placed fourth in her weight class. David Hernandez placed second and Christian Contreras placed first. The Hearne Eagle power lifting team has competed well in several meets this year, Cameron, Bryan, Montgomery and Waco Reicher.

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