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Paul Baker named new Veterans Service Officer

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Robertson County has a new Veterans Service Officer. Paul Baker just moved from Wisconsin and had had several discussions with Veterans Service Officer Chuck Carleson and has accepted the position with the passing of Carleson last year. Baker is located in the downtown office in Hearne until the new municipal building is completed in Hearne later this year.

Hearne Chamber rewards Christmas Cheer

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The Hearne Chamber of Commerce and the City of Hearne were happy to pass along some holiday cheer to residents and businesses who shared their holiday cheer with the community. No matter how or what holiday you celebrate during the winter months, everyone enjoys the beautiful lights and decorations that make our dark winter months a little brighter.

Open House for new Hearne volunteer fire dept.

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The Hearne School Board Monday night accepted the resignation of Ken Baston from his coaching duties at Hearne High school and also that of Meryl Knox as social studies teacher for the seventh grade at Northside School.

The Chatter Box

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December 31 • Hearne • Workforce offers FREE GED and ESL classes starting at 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Robertson County Arrest Report

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• Precious Ashley of Calvert was arrested and charged for aggravated assault on a date/family/household member with a weapon by CPD. • Shelly Johnson of Franklin was arrested and charged for failure to appear by RCSO.

Year in Review

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December 24, 2020 Issue 52 Smith Welch a Place for More than just a good read: New play table goes online at the library Oldest business in county cuts the ribbon for new owners: Dennis & Teresa Phillips cut the ribbon at the newspaper office. December 17, 2020 Issue 51 Ellison appoints Pettit, shuts down courthouse due to COVID: Outgoing County Commissioner Keith Pettit appointed to the position of Emergency Management Coordinator to replace Billy Huggins A Downtown Christmas: The Hearne Chamber of Commerce’s main attraction is Santa riding on the Hearne Volunteer Fire Department truck.

Robertson County Arrest Report

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• Charles Fuchs was arrested and charged with Evading Arrest and Continuos Violence Agains the Family on 12/16/2020 • Demarcus Wallace was arrested and charged with Theft of Propety <$2,500 with 2 more previous convictions on 12/16/2020 • Cody Screws was arrested and charged with Probation Violation on 12/17/2020 • Richard Foulch was arrested and charged with Criminal Mischief less than $100.00 <750.00 on 12/18/2020 • Claude Tindle was arrested and charged with unlawful carrying of a weapon and Driving While Intoxicated on 12/19/2020 • Fredrick Joshua was arrested and charged with Public Intoxication on 12/19/2020.

50 Years Ago As Printed in the Hearne Democrat

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A total of 1595 children ages one through ten received immunization shots against rubella in Robertson County on December 10 in a project sponsored by the March of Dimes and the Texas State Health Department.