Lifestyle

Fri
17
Jun

Americans supported Liberty

Americans supported Liberty Loan drives and school children collected pennies to buy War Savings Stamps known as War Bonds.   

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Fri
17
Jun

One man’s heap is another man’s treasure

Father and son team, Mike and Dustin Amos of Hearne, won 1st place (1949-1959 Sedan/Hardtop) at the 25th Bluebonnet Street Rodders Rod Run in Bryan, Texas in April. Their entry was ol’ Lucy, a 1959 Ford Custom 300, a car that they restored together, doing all the work on the motor, exterior and interior.  

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Fri
10
Jun

Summer fun with the Girl Scouts

By Erika Pope

To celebrate the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio, the Girl Scouts of Central Texas will be providing Health and Fitness themed activities for girls interested in being Girl Scouts over the summer and even into the new school year.

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Fri
10
Jun

Hometown beauty shines at Sunburst State Pageant

Asia Monae Sifuentes-Moore from Hearne, Texas competed on May 27 through May 29 in the Sunburst State Beauty Pageant in Houston, Texas. The awards and trophies she received in the 3 to 4 year old category were Participation, First Runner-up in costume, Third Runner-up in Super Model/ Catwalk and Best Personality. Asia has also qualified for the International Pageant bound for Atlanta, Georgia.

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Fri
10
Jun

Mumford ISD earns Five Star rating for spending, performance

Mumford is one of only 44 public and charter school districts in the entire state to earn a five-star rating, indicating the strongest level of relative academic progress combined with the lowest relative spending. Mumford ISD earned a five-star rating in the Texas Smart Schools Initiative, a rubric measuring school spending and student performance that was launched last week by former Texas Comptroller Susan Combs.

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Fri
03
Jun

New Inductees into Hearne NHS

By Erin Feldman

This past Tuesday, May 17 in the Hearne High School Cafeteria the National Honor Society held their Spring Induction for the 2016 school year. Four new members were inducted into this elite group of high schoolers; Reyna Flores Rizo, Miquel Lozano, ZaKeia Polk and Dylan Woods. To become an NHS member; the students had to have a GPA of 3.5, the students also had to put  in 10 hours of community services before they were inducted as well as a total of 30 more hours per year and also had to complete an essay on “What is it like to be a leader.” 

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Fri
03
Jun

Where do animals hide?

By Margaret Salvaggio

On Sunday, May 29 it was Kidz Church at The Pentecostals. Every fifth Sunday at The Pentecostals it becomes a Real Life Sanctuary, a place of safety and healing for forest animals. The theme this session was “Hiding Places”. The kids learned that animals had to hide in holes and caves for protection but that God provides a refuge for His people.

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Fri
27
May

Calvert ISD welcomes new board members

By Melissa Freeman

During its May 17 meeting, the Calvert Board of Trustees reorganized with Bubba Alston returning to his president’s chair after the May election returned him to office. Louise Grigsby retained her place on the board, as well as her vice president’s position. New member Jane Anderson Manterola was elected board secretary in a three to two vote. Both Alston and Grigsby were elected to their respective offices in four to one votes.

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Fri
20
May

Having fun on Cinco de Mayo Day

Having fun on Cinco de Mayo Day at the Headstart program getting their goody bags that the parents made for them to have. 

 

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Fri
20
May

Little relax time

Anita having a little relax time watching all the kids at the park having fun sliding and swinging.

 

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