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Fri
26
Jun

Hearne Council selects Hazel Embra as interim municipal judge

By unanimous decision, both resignation letters  of City Attorney Bryan F. Russ and Municipal Judge Bill Lund were  ccepted
by the Hearne City Council on Tuesday evening.
 
Fri
26
Jun

CS Bomb Squad detonates suspicious device at Holiday Inn

“The 911 call came in around 10:38 this morning for a PVC type pipe, taped off at both ends with a rod sticking out of it,” said
Sheriff Yezak. “No one should panic, the situation is being handled.”
 
Fri
26
Jun

Free Schlitterbahn tickets inside?

“It’s a game a lot like treasure hunting,” said Publisher Dennis Phillips. Here’s what is going on. In one newspaper, either a Franklin Advocate or Robertson County News there is free tickets to Schlitterbahn Waterpark in South Padre Island.
 
Fri
19
Jun

When it rains, it floods

Organizers of the first annual Hearne Fishing Derby just can’t seem to catch a break — a break in the weather that is. Scheduled for this Sunday, the derby will have to be set back one more week thanks to the impending rain expected this
weekend from the storm that is coming from the Gulf of Mexico. 
 
Fri
19
Jun

And the winner is...

The Hearne Lions Club awarded three large prizes, all from Hearne Ace Service Center this past Tuesday. Top prize, a zero-turn Husqvarna Z246I was awarded to Brian Rekieta.
 
Fri
19
Jun

The magical world of reading for all ages

The Summer Reading Challenge Program at the Smith Welch Memorial Library is in full swing. Ages 6-8 started off the program on June 8 and will end on June 18.
 
Fri
19
Jun

Vacation Bible classes have begun

The St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Hearne is hosting a Vacation Bible School from 8:30 a.m. to noon July 13 thru 17. They will be featuring trains to illustrate the theme, “Crossroads to Christ.” It is free to the first 50 children aged 5-12 who have registered by July 12. Hope to see you there.
 
Fri
12
Jun

HISD Board of Trustees re-organizes: STAAR and EOC scores disappointing

In a rather dramatic turn of events, the HISD Board of Trustees made its newly elected Board members its officers in Monday night’s regular meeting.
 
Fri
12
Jun

If you fry it, they will come

Even though it was slightly warm this weekend it was all welcomed with the Blackjack Volunteer Fire Department’s Annual Fish Fry starting at 11:00am. The surrounding communities came out to give their support for the fireman and their cause to raise money for the fire department.  
 
Fri
12
Jun

D-Day Commemoration at Camp Hearne: worth the heat

It was hot and humid on June 6 at Camp Hearne, but most of those who walked the grounds said it was worth it. After all, where else would you find German Field Marshall Erwin Rommel strolling around with General Dwight David Eisenhower and General George S. Patton, Patton (never to be outdone) with his jeep and executive staff. It was resurrection day, and
a day to get more World War II information that one could get almost anywhere else short of the New York Public Library. But at Camp Hearne, you could listen to it all from the experts. 
 

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