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Fri
20
Feb

Historical Societies come together to celebrate rich history of Calvert home

The Milam County Genealogical Society met in Calvert Texas at Ms. Hazel Smitherman Kuzel and Ms. Jan Billingsley’s home on 600 East Texas. Their special guests were members and officers of the Calvert Historical Foundation.
 
Fri
13
Feb

Hearne orders recall election of Maxine Vaughn

by Dennis Phillips
 
The Hearne City Council met in special session Friday, February 6, to answer a Waco Court’s ruling to set a special election to recall Maxine Vaughn, Councilperson Place 3. The special election has been set for March 3, at the Hearne Depot 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Early voting was also set for February 19 thru February 27 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at City Hall Building B located at 209 Cedar Street in Hearne. Two additional dates are February 17 and February 18, 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. also at the Hearne City Hall, Building B. The Council entered into a contract agreement with the Robertson County Election Administration for this special meeting.

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Fri
13
Feb

Board appointments take center stage at Commissioner’s Court meeting

by Dennis H. Phillips
 
Several boards around the county are experiencing a lack of filled positions. The Robertson County Commissioner’s Courts worked through a list of five area boards for reappointments, appointments and vacancy issue including the Emergency Services District, MHMR Authority of the Brazos Valley, Robertson County Historical Commission as well as the Robertson County Appraisal District. Many times these boards have vacancies and are in need of volunteers to sit and help define Robertson County. If you have a specific interest in any of these boards contact Charles Ellison, Robertson County Judge for more details.

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Fri
13
Feb

Eagle strength continues to grow

Congratulation to the Hearne Eagles power lifting team on finishing a successful regular season. The team finished their regular season at the Waco Reicher meet this Saturday February 7, and competed well. Kinnikinica Bundage placed fourth in her weight class. David Hernandez placed second and Christian Contreras placed first. The Hearne Eagle power lifting team has competed well in several meets this year, Cameron, Bryan, Montgomery and Waco Reicher.

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Fri
06
Feb

Federal court dismisses Stem’s wrongful termination suit

In a brief report given by Hearne City Attorney Bryan Russ, Jr. the wrongful termination lawsuit brought against the
City of Hearne by former HPD officer Stephen Stem has been dismissed by a federal court. According to Russ, the federal
Judger threw the case out due to the fact that Stem was an employee at will. At-will employment is a term used in U.S.
 
Fri
06
Feb

Preparations nearing completion for Reagan Day Dinner

Preparations for the Robertson County Republican Party are nearing completion for its 2015 Reagan Day Dinner to be
held at the Pridgeon Center in Franklin on Thursday, February 19. This year the speakers will be US Representative Bill
Flores and San Jacinto County Republican Party Chairman Dwayne Wright, credited with turning a historically blue county
red
 
Fri
06
Feb

Texas Rangers now involved in local pharmacy burglaries

During the early morning hours of Monday, January, 26 Wilson’s Drug and Coburn’s Pharmacy were burglarized. According
to Lt. Pat Armstrong of Hearne Police Department the alarm at Wilson’s Drug went off at approximately 5:20 a.m. HPD
responded within a minute of the alarm call and the subjects had already fled the scene
 
Fri
30
Jan

Calvert Student Council raises funds for Lil Dribblers

The Calvert ISD school  board held their monthly meetingon Tuesday January 20 at  7:00 p.m. Vice President Louise Grigsby called the meeting to order due to President James Green’s absence. Board member Volney Alston III conducted the prayer and pledge
 
Fri
30
Jan

County, FISD enter agreement for AgriLife Extension Office

During the early morning hours of Monday, January, 26 Wilson’s  Drug and Coburn’s Pharmacy were burglarized. According to Lt. Pat Armstrong of Hearne Police Department the alarm at Wilson’s Drug went off at approximately 5:20 a.m. HPD responded within a minute of the alarm call and the subjects had already fled the scene. 
 
Fri
30
Jan

County, FISD enter agreement for AgriLife Extension Office

The Robertson County Commissioner’s Court met in regular session but started the meeting with a new addition, a prayer. County Judge Charles Ellison informed the court though it is not new to meetings in the state of Texas to have a prayer to open the meeting, it is something new for the Court. 
 

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