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19
Jun

And the winner is...

The Hearne Lions Club awarded three large prizes, all from Hearne Ace Service Center this past Tuesday. Top prize, a zero-turn Husqvarna Z246I was awarded to Brian Rekieta.
 
Fri
19
Jun

The magical world of reading for all ages

The Summer Reading Challenge Program at the Smith Welch Memorial Library is in full swing. Ages 6-8 started off the program on June 8 and will end on June 18.
 
Fri
19
Jun

Vacation Bible classes have begun

The St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Hearne is hosting a Vacation Bible School from 8:30 a.m. to noon July 13 thru 17. They will be featuring trains to illustrate the theme, “Crossroads to Christ.” It is free to the first 50 children aged 5-12 who have registered by July 12. Hope to see you there.
 
Fri
12
Jun

HISD Board of Trustees re-organizes: STAAR and EOC scores disappointing

In a rather dramatic turn of events, the HISD Board of Trustees made its newly elected Board members its officers in Monday night’s regular meeting.
 
Fri
12
Jun

If you fry it, they will come

Even though it was slightly warm this weekend it was all welcomed with the Blackjack Volunteer Fire Department’s Annual Fish Fry starting at 11:00am. The surrounding communities came out to give their support for the fireman and their cause to raise money for the fire department.  
 
Fri
12
Jun

D-Day Commemoration at Camp Hearne: worth the heat

It was hot and humid on June 6 at Camp Hearne, but most of those who walked the grounds said it was worth it. After all, where else would you find German Field Marshall Erwin Rommel strolling around with General Dwight David Eisenhower and General George S. Patton, Patton (never to be outdone) with his jeep and executive staff. It was resurrection day, and
a day to get more World War II information that one could get almost anywhere else short of the New York Public Library. But at Camp Hearne, you could listen to it all from the experts. 
 
Fri
05
Jun

Fishing Derby rescheduled for June 21

“It’s been a tough season for weather, we want to be sure that this event goes off without a hitch,” said Publisher Dennis Phillips. “With all the rain, the ground is just soaked and we need a few more days of sun to dry things out.”
 
 
Fri
05
Jun

Winner announced from the Knights of Columbus raffle

Margaret Salvaggio
Robertson County News The Knights of Columbus Council 10555 announces the winners of their scholarship raffle held on May 14. The winners are: First place Daniel Garcia of Bryan, Second place was Bob Small of Easterly and Third place was Ed Wolf from Cameron.
 
Fri
05
Jun

Remembering D-Day at Camp Hearne

Cathy Lazarus

There were many Allied led operations during World War II that contributed to winning that War. Perhaps none are more
significant than Operation Overlord. Landing day was June 6, 1944 or D-Day. The Allied Forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France and secured territory to bring millions of service men and 7 million tons of supplies to Hitler’s back door.
 
Fri
05
Jun

Hearne Council approves annexation expanding the city limits

Dennis Phillips

The Hearne City council approved the annexation  of 577-acre tract of land at last Tuesdays meeting. In a vote of 4 for and 1 abstain the annexation is complete and can be added to the tax roll of the city. The Downtown education / civic center project was discussed as City Manager Pee Wee Drake presented a grant proposal that could add as much as $350,000.00 to the kitty.

 

 

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