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24
Jun

Stem lawsuit close to positive end

By Dennis Phillips

For the City of Hearne the lawsuits as well as appeals filled by former Hearne Police Officer Stephen Stem looks to come to a close. According to the newly hired law firm of Denton, Navarro, Rocha, Bernal, Hyde and Zech, the final lawsuit, a state filled suit for reinstatement to the Hearne Police Department is all that remains. “All the federal suits are closed and the City was victorious in its defense of the suits,” said Attorney George Hyde. 

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Fri
24
Jun

Hearne All-Star are Champions

By Margaret Salvaggio

This past Saturday the Hearne All Star Team, boys ages ten through eleven, played their best two out of three against the College Station team here at the Hearne Little field. The two teams were playing for the title Texas East District 33 Champions. With having played their first game against each other Friday at Brian Bachmann Park in College Station and with the Hearne team winning that match up with a score of 21-0 the next game would then be played in Hearne. 

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Fri
17
Jun

Smith Welch Memorial Library Receives $2000 Grant

This week, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded Smith Welch Memorial Library a $2000 grant to support summer literacy. This local grant award is part of over $7.1 million in grants awarded to more than 900 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the 43 states that Dollar General serves. “Dollar General has consistently helped fund our literacy programs at the library,” said Silvia Garcia, Library Youth Services Coordinator. 

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Fri
17
Jun

Winners of the raffle

The Knights of Columbus Council 10555 announces the winners of their 2016 Spring Gun raffle. The winners are: First place T.J. Gonzales of Franklin, Second place was Steven Schoenemen of Bryan and Third place was Andy Janda of Schlenburg Texas. 

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Fri
17
Jun

Solders, Planes and WWII

By Margaret Salvaggio

It was hot this past weekend at Camp Hearne, but most of those who walked the grounds said it was worth it. After all, where else would you find solders in their uniforms and the jeep driving about the area with distinguished officers. It was a day to remember, and a day to get more World War II information that you could ever imagine and all you had to do is ask the questions and there were answers at the drop of a hat. 

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Fri
17
Jun

The fish were jumping until…

By Erin Feldman

Even though it was slightly warm this weekend it was all welcomed with the Blackjack Volunteer Fire Department’s Annual Fish Fry. Black Jack Volunteer Fire Department holds a fund raising fish fry and gun raffle and this year was no different. Members of the Fire department with their families and members of the community came together to raise money for the department. 

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Fri
10
Jun

Council vote flips, Naron salary approved

By Dennis Phillips

Tuesday’s regular called Hearne City Council meeting resulted in a tabled action for the Texas CDBG grant funds of $350,000.00 earmarked for the Convention/Education center project hit a brick wall. The council voted 5-0 to table several policy, procedure and resolutions that are required to receive the funds and the deadline is ticking away.

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Fri
10
Jun

2016 GRADUATING VALEDICTORIANS AND SALUTATORIANS

Yadira Hernandez (Valedictorian), Sharlicia Bee (Salutatorian), Nathan Tedford (Valedictorian), Stephanie Bermudez (Salutatorian), JaDarrian Flentroy (Salutatorian), Carnell Thompson (Valedictorian). 

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Fri
10
Jun

A memorable night for the Class of 2016

By Margaret Salvaggio

This past Friday night was a memorable one for the Hearne High School Class of 2016. With forty-six seniors making their entrance into the gymnasium in their caps and gowns made the whole idea of graduation surreal. The students walked in line to the traditional Pomp and Circumstance with their heads held high and huge smiles on their faces. For everything they have worked hard for was fixing to come true.  

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Fri
10
Jun

TV Guy gets 12 years for Burglary

By Dennis Phillips

Everyone loves a stupid criminal report and this one is a good one. Billy Earl Anderson 21, with a juvenile rap sheet and one prior conviction for burglary of a building never really perfected his criminal techniques. According to Robertson County DA Coty Siegert, the case of Anderson was a snap shot of stupid criminal behavior.  

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