News

Fri
30
Oct

Hearne Council looks at paving budget

By Dennis Phillips

Residents can look forward to street improvements. The City of Hearne set aside $225,000.00 for street paving and the council looked over a list provided by City Manager Pee-Wee Drake. While the list was read aloud, it is far from the final list as council members have been asked to compile an individual list of possible streets that need repair. 

Fri
30
Oct

Hearne School District—Time for concern, not panic

By Melissa Freeman

Many Hearne ISD residents, including this one, have been in a state of mild to severe panic over the low-test scores that have made HISD an IR [Improvement Required] district for the first time in its recent history. 

Fri
30
Oct

HPD’s Fifth Annual Trunk or Treat

This Saturday, October 31 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Hearne Football Practice Fields all the little ghouls and goblins, princesses and monsters and other characters of all types, will be showing up to collect their goodies. 

Fri
30
Oct

Blue Bell anyone?

By Margaret Salvaggio

The Hearne Junior High School celebrated their students by giving them an ice cream party for all those who made the A and AB Honor Roll for the first six weeks of school. . 

Fri
23
Oct

A battle of birds

By Michael Cotton
 
The Hearne Lady Eagles have had to rebuild on the fly as Coach Puryear was forced to combine her Varsity and Junior Varsity. The move has actually paid some dividends for the program. The Lady Eagles have played some inspired ball in their last two games. The infusion of the younger talent has brought new life to the team as a whole.
 
Fri
23
Oct

Small Town Sistas will walk the walk

By Margaret Salvaggio
 
This time last year the Robertson County News had the privilege to be a part of an event that was an emotional and an educational occurrence. Again we will have the honor of being a part of this experience this year.
 
Fri
23
Oct

Hearne Police Department’s Fifth Annual Trunk or Treat

On Saturday, October 31 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Hearne Football Practice Fields all the little ghouls and goblins, princesses and monsters and other characters of all types, will be showing up to collect their goodies. Everyone is invited to attend. Decorate your vehicle and fill your trunk with candy or you can decorate a table and maybe include a game.
 
Fri
23
Oct

City Manager arrested for misapplication of city funds

By Dennis Phillips
 
As the council chambers heated up Tuesday night, the Hearne City Council voted 3-2 to reinstate then indicted City Manger Pee-Wee Drake. Drake’s attorney Bryan Russ, Jr. previous to the meeting had arranged Drake’s bond and walk through at the Robertson County Jail for the preceding Wednesday morning.
 
Fri
16
Oct

History and fun together in one

By Jan Todd Batson

This year the Pioneer Days festival offered something for everyone ranging from the Kid Zone, a designated and supervised area with games and bouncy houses, to a live auction-featuring auctioneer Buck Buchannon out of Bryan. The Aggie Angels assisted with the Live Auction. They have been volunteering for Pioneer Days about 15 years. They are an organization from A&M that support Aggie basketball.

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Fri
16
Oct

Homecoming King and Queen

A week to remember

By Margaret Salvaggio

The week starting with October 5 and it was definitely a time for seeing some strange things going on in the Hearne schools. Each day was a different day and not just the days of the week, the way everyone was dressing. On Monday everyone seemed to forget they had school and came to class in their pajamas, even the teachers.

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