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Fri
10
Jul

And the first winner is…

Readers of the Robertson County News and Franklin Advocate are on the hunt for free tickets to Texas’ Schlitterbahn Water Parks. Starting three weeks ago, the publisher of the newspapers began marking newspapers and hiding them all around Robertson County. The contest is for two lucky winners, one from each newspaper to hunt andfind the winning newspaper.” 
 

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Fri
10
Jul

Drake stays on as City Manager, for now

The Hearne City Council is looking to fill two positions officially vacated last month. The City Municipal Judge as well as City Attorney is left unfilled at the time of this report as the City orders advertising to find qualified individuals to fill these vacancies. While questions have been brought up over conflict of interest to fill the Municipal, as well as to the legality of person that can fill the position, the council took no action this past Tuesday simply tabling the topic to fill the position until advertising could run it’s course through the Texas Municipal League, Robertson County News as well as Texas Workforce Commission.
 

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Fri
03
Jul

Wheelock Independence Day Parade, BBQ, and silent auction

Flags are waving over Wheelock. Decorations are being applied to floats, wagons, antique cars, lawnmowers, horses and buggies, bicycles and just about anything that moves.
 
Fri
03
Jul

Kids starring cast at first fishing derby in Hearne

It was the place to be, and be seen this past Sunday as kids from all walks of life came out to try their luck in the freshly stocked city pond at Eastside Park.
 
Fri
03
Jul

RV Source hosts sucessful first time event for Rob Co.

RV Source held a BBQ cook-off on June 19 and 20  at their new place of business at 10212 South State Highway 6 (Country RV old location). They had a great turn out with 41 teams entering the cookoff.
 
Fri
26
Jun

Hearne Council selects Hazel Embra as interim municipal judge

By unanimous decision, both resignation letters  of City Attorney Bryan F. Russ and Municipal Judge Bill Lund were  ccepted
by the Hearne City Council on Tuesday evening.
 
Fri
26
Jun

CS Bomb Squad detonates suspicious device at Holiday Inn

“The 911 call came in around 10:38 this morning for a PVC type pipe, taped off at both ends with a rod sticking out of it,” said
Sheriff Yezak. “No one should panic, the situation is being handled.”
 
Fri
26
Jun

Free Schlitterbahn tickets inside?

“It’s a game a lot like treasure hunting,” said Publisher Dennis Phillips. Here’s what is going on. In one newspaper, either a Franklin Advocate or Robertson County News there is free tickets to Schlitterbahn Waterpark in South Padre Island.
 
Fri
19
Jun

When it rains, it floods

Organizers of the first annual Hearne Fishing Derby just can’t seem to catch a break — a break in the weather that is. Scheduled for this Sunday, the derby will have to be set back one more week thanks to the impending rain expected this
weekend from the storm that is coming from the Gulf of Mexico. 
 
Fri
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.
 

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