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Fri
08
May

The EVENT makes a big splash

By Melissa Freeman
 
From unbridled hilarity in the Kids Zone to seamless non-stop (and outstanding) entertainment on the big stage, the EVENT, downtown Hearne’s main spring attraction, went off without a hitch all day Saturday. Through its sponsors, the EVENT raised almost $11,000 ($8200 after all expenses were paid) to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Robertson County.
 

 

Fri
08
May

VieVu Body cameras issued to all Hearne Police Officers

By Dennis Phillips
 
Across the United States and right here in Hearne citizens are demanding more accountability from police officers. Police officers are seeking more accountability from the citizens. Police Departments have found the answer, body worn cameras that collect both audio and video anytime an officer is engaged with a citizen.
 

 

Fri
01
May

Spring into Calvert

Spring has sprung in Calvert with all the beautiful flowers that are being planted corner by corner. Linda Couch Caldwell is taking Calvert and making the town colorful with all the flowers and plants she has been planting.
 
Fri
01
May

Commissioners complete Election Office construction

Last year, Robertson County was awarded just under a million dollars in Texas Department of Transportation TIF grant
funds and since then, the County has been jumping through all the hoops to be able to use it.
 
Fri
01
May

Chili pots earn for local charities

If you were wondering about all the commotion going on downtown in front of Prosperity Bank Friday, April 24, well there was a chili cook off. Chili coinsures from around town came to taste the chili to see which one tasted the best. Each chili represented a different organization
 
Fri
01
May

Hearne city truck involved in rollover accident

Thursday afternoon, April 23, a Hearne city truck towing a trailer was involved in a roller-over accident. The driver lost control and the truck rolled into the median it finally came to a stop, upside down, in the northbound lanes of Highway 6.
 
Fri
24
Apr

Win a computer from the library

Would you like to win a complete computer system? Here is your chance to help the Smith- Welch Library’s Summer Reading program and maybe take home a computer to boot. Every summer, the library keeps reading in the foreground
for area youths with its summer reading program.
 
Fri
24
Apr

County taking a closer look at HOT tax

Ever since the County signed up to get HOT tax funds, it’s struggled with policies on how best to use it. At Monday’s special meeting, the use of HOT funds took center stage as it has in meetings past.
 
Fri
24
Apr

Give the kids a full boot

If you happen to see a fire truck or two parked on a corner in Hearne with lights flashing but no fire being put out, it’s all okay.
The Hearne Volunteer Fire Department is filling boots for the Children’s Miracle Network
Foundation. 
 
Fri
24
Apr

Willy Pompa: El Senor de Los Cortes--The man of the cuts

When I walked into Willy Pompa’s barber shop, I was struck by its “coolness.” It’s a man cave—rustic, homey, comfortable.
It’s just the way Willy planned it. William “Willy” Pompa picked up his first clippers at age 14. He hasn’t set them down since.
He’s got a gift.
 

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