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Damage data collection for relief underway

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced a statewide effort to collect damage assessment data for this unprecedented event. This information is being collected to help officials across the state gain an understanding of damages for individuals throughout Texas. EMs will have direct access to all reporting via WebEoc on the Recovery Common Operating Picture Board.

The Chatter Box

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February 26 • Livestock • Calvert Livestock, Inc. Livestock auction sale at 12:30 p.m.

Robertson County Arrest Report

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• John Calahan of Hearne was arrested and charged for aggravated sexual assault of a child by HPD. • Jerry Reeves of Hearne was arrested and charged for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon by HPD.

Nelson bond revoked; Baby and mother tests positive for Cocaine after release

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Laquinthia Nelson of Hearne has returned to the Robertson County Jail as of this past Tuesday thanks to the Robertson County DA’s office. Nelson was originally released from the Robertson County Jail on December 11, 2020, on a personal recognizance bond, a bond that was originally denied by the Robertson County DA’s office but later granted, at the request via email by Robertson County Sheriff Gerald Yezak.

Winter Storm Takes the Life of Beloved Resident

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While estimates range widely from two dozen to almost 50, the fact is that people died because of Winter Storm Uri. Hearne was not spared from this grim reality, when beloved citizen, family member, friend, and neighborhood butcher, James Wade, 67, had his life taken during the storm.

The Gause News

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Hope you had a nice Valentine’s Day. If you got out on Sunday it must have been an emergency! Our family lost a much loved person over the weekend.

The Chatter Box

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Robertson County Arrest Report

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• Demarcus Wallace of Hearne was arrested and charged for indecency with a child involving sexual contact, theft of property >=$750<$2500, and criminal trespassing of a habitat, shelter, or infrastructure by RCSO. • Nicole Mazone of Hearne was arrested and charged for assault causing bodily injury to a family member by HPD.