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May

Chili pots earn for local charities

If you were wondering about all the commotion going on downtown in front of Prosperity Bank Friday, April 24, well there was a chili cook off. Chili coinsures from around town came to taste the chili to see which one tasted the best. Each chili represented a different organization
 
Fri
01
May

Hearne city truck involved in rollover accident

Thursday afternoon, April 23, a Hearne city truck towing a trailer was involved in a roller-over accident. The driver lost control and the truck rolled into the median it finally came to a stop, upside down, in the northbound lanes of Highway 6.
 
Fri
24
Apr

Win a computer from the library

Would you like to win a complete computer system? Here is your chance to help the Smith- Welch Library’s Summer Reading program and maybe take home a computer to boot. Every summer, the library keeps reading in the foreground
for area youths with its summer reading program.
 
Fri
24
Apr

County taking a closer look at HOT tax

Ever since the County signed up to get HOT tax funds, it’s struggled with policies on how best to use it. At Monday’s special meeting, the use of HOT funds took center stage as it has in meetings past.
 
Fri
24
Apr

Give the kids a full boot

If you happen to see a fire truck or two parked on a corner in Hearne with lights flashing but no fire being put out, it’s all okay.
The Hearne Volunteer Fire Department is filling boots for the Children’s Miracle Network
Foundation. 
 
Fri
24
Apr

Willy Pompa: El Senor de Los Cortes--The man of the cuts

When I walked into Willy Pompa’s barber shop, I was struck by its “coolness.” It’s a man cave—rustic, homey, comfortable.
It’s just the way Willy planned it. William “Willy” Pompa picked up his first clippers at age 14. He hasn’t set them down since.
He’s got a gift.
 
Fri
17
Apr

Commissioners move forward on regional medical examiner’s office

In last Monday’s meeting, the Robertson County Commissioners’ Court joined five other counties in our seven county region to finance a study of the feasibility of establishing a medical examiner’s office in our seven county region. The seventh county will most likely come on board in the near future. The study will determine if the benefits outweigh the disadvantages of such a facility. Currently, area counties must have court ordered autopsies done is Austin, Montgomery County, or Dallas, depending on the judge’s order, which results in delays, transportation costs, and those facilities setting the charge.
 
Fri
17
Apr

DPS now open in Hearne

Michael Werlinger, Jan Roe, Pee Wee Drake, Robertson County Judge Charles Ellison, Director Steven Mc- Craw and DPS employees at the new Department of Public Safety Office.Commercial Driver’s License office in Hearne. The office is located on FM 485, Airport Road near the Fairgrounds and Camp Hearne.
 
Fri
17
Apr

Sheriff Gerald Yezak issues appeal to citizens in fight against crime

Responding to the increased number of citizens wanting to assist law enforcement officials and build a stronger partnership in the fight against crime, Sheriff Gerald Yezak today announced that Robertson County citizens are being invited to become Associate Members of the Sheriff’s Association of Texas. Membership invitations will go out in the mail over the next several weeks. Associate Member funding allows the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas to provide critical training, technical resources, and legislative support on key criminal justice issues to law enforcement officers across the state.
 
Fri
10
Apr

Life Saving award to be presented to HPD Officer Murphy

by Sgt. Randall Barrow
Robertson County News
On March 28th, 2015 at approximately 8:30pm, Robertson County EMS received a call for service at Eastside Apartments located at 1102 S. Riley St. in reference to a three year old child choking. Officer Murphy with Hearne Police Department arrived at the Police Department ready for duty approximately thirty minutes before his shift began, heard the EMS call and took it upon himself to respond to assist. Upon arrival, Officer Murphy observed a frantic mother carrying her child who appeared blue in the face. Officer Murphy took the child and began giving the child “back blows”. After the third blow the obstruction was cleared and the child began crying and gasping for air. The object the child was choking on was identified as a piece of hard candy.

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