Safer Firefighters

Calvert Volunteer Firefighter Billy Houston wearing the new Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), purchased from a grant through Texas A&M Forestry Service. ANDREW PATTERSON CALVERT VFD

For the love of basketball

Members of the Team Spark wear purple and yellow in honor of LA Lakers late Kobe Bryant. Coach Sydelia Miles Humber, Cylaijah, Shanyah, Hannah, Merlina, Imari, Zaniveia, and Darlene. SUZI ELLIOTT | ROBERTSON COUNTY NEWS




2020 Robertson County Fair Queen and Court

2020 Robertson County Fair Queen, Emily Hall

Queen – Emily Hall, 1st runner up – Autumn Rachui, 2nd runner up – Celese Cranney, 3rd runner up – Cammy Ezzel, 4th runner up – Ellis Trevino

With the announcement from the Robertson County Fair Association of the cancellation of the fair, organizers have spent countless hours working behind the scenes to find a way to host an online sal

In response to concerns regarding the COVID-19 virus, Robertson County schools have temporarily suspended classes and are helping families in various ways.


Check your source

In this day and age, where social media has become an infestation of posts and repost of information, some of that information is good, some reposts are just junk.

Effects of the spreading postal workers’ strike are being felt locally by a decline in the receipt of mail from some areas but there is no prospect of local delivery being interrupted, Hearne Postm

Getting too close to home

We read about active shooter incidents almost weekly. The news channels fill the airwaves with one story after another. On March 7, 1 Killed and 17 Wounded in Cleveland, OH.


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UIL puts brakes on athletics

The University Interscholastic League (UIL) is the governing body that oversees the athletic programs in the State of Texas for high school girls and boys sports.

They were looking to get back to San Antonio for the State Tournament much as they had done last season but this year they would come up a couple of points short in their effort.


Many of you probably don’t know but my hobby is writing poetry and song lyrics. This week. I thought I’d share one of those poems with you. Since It’s track season I think it’s appropriate.



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