News

Fri
26
Aug

Naron remains as Interim City Manager

By Erin Powell

The Hearne City Council met in a Special-Call meeting Monday, August 22, 2016. The meeting opened with a public comment from a concerned citizen. One of the main concerns expressed was the non-acceptance of the grant for the Event Center. The citizen stated that they have talked to others in the community and feel that nobody really has a true understanding on the refusal of the grant money, as well as the other funds that were to be donated toward the Event Center project.

 

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Fri
26
Aug

Hearne Eagles scrimmage the Lions

The Hearne Eagles Football team visited Franklin this week in preparation of the 2016 season.

 

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Fri
26
Aug

When life gives you lemonade … make an animal happy

By Margaret Salvaggio

What was considered a silly idea for four young little girls became a reality when after they got together and put together a lemonade stand outside their house. The four of them began the daily grind of what we, as adults would call a “business opportunity”. The young ladies made money and decided to give it to the Hope Animal Shelter for food for the animals.

 

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Mon
22
Aug

Blood drive deemed successful

The Church of Christ in Hearne had a blood drive at the church and were asking for everyone to come out and donate he gift of life. It all started at 10:30 a.m. and lasted until 3:00 p.m. A Free pint of Blue Bell Ice Cream was presented to all that donated their time and blood for the cause presenting Donors.

 

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Mon
22
Aug

Don’t Text and Drive

Bo Deal of the Robertson County EMS accepts a check for $1,000 as the annual donation made by the Robertson County News & Franklin Advocate from the sale of the “Don’t Text and Drive” poster.

 

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Mon
22
Aug

St. Mary’s celebrating five years with Father David

This past Sunday at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church Parish Hall after the mass everyone gathered at the Parish Hall to celebrate the five years that Father David Leibham has been the priest for St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Foods of all kinds, from main courses of spaghetti to pizza and everything in between were brought for everyone to enjoy celebrating with Father David.

 

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Fri
12
Aug

November elections set

By Melissa Freeman

 

In a large departure from the routine, the Robertson County Commissioners’ Court was asked to pass a resolution in support of a lawsuit brought by a local family against the Robertson County Appraisal District, a suit that, if successful, could have a significant impact on Robertson and any other counties that follow its example. 

 

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Fri
12
Aug

One arrested, one on the run

By Dennis Phillips

 

According to the Franklin Police Department Desmond Walker 18, of Hearne and Maurice Golson 18, or Hearne broke into a local Franklin residence wielding a 9mm handgun and stealing electronics. Two residents were home at the time of the robbery, both adults, and were classified as uninjured. Both suspects fled to Hearne after the home invasion.  

 

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Fri
12
Aug

Hot Texas blaze extingushed by HVFP

The Hearne Fire Department was called out last Friday to a grass fire on the northbound side of Highway 6 just outside of Hearne. The blaze was getting higher and spreading fast. The Hearne Fire Department was on it fast and had the blaze down to nothing. With hard work and fast thinking the fire was contained and not much a delay to the traffic. 

 

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Fri
12
Aug

Batman vs. Superman Friday in the park

By Dennis Phillips

It is time for popcorn, snow cones, and a few super heroes battling for justice in Guy Chandler Park this Friday night. City Manager John Naron had a great idea and last month Guy Chandler Park packed with kids of all ages and parents to watch Zootopia. This Friday the painted white screen in the park will show a movie that all ages can enjoy, Batman vs. Superman. 

 

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