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Fri
19
Feb

Check your pulse at the first annual Heath Fair

By Dennis Phillips

The Crossroads Nursing Home and Franklin Nursing Home teamed up last Thursday to present the first Health Fair in Robertson County in as many years as folks could remember. Mackenzie Reid from Crossroads Nursing home sat down with the Franklin Advocate at the start of the event. “We are hoping to make this an annual event.  
 

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Fri
19
Feb

City sells to make way for new downtown building

By Dennis Phillips

With a vote of 5-0 the Hearne City Council opened and accepted the only bid for three downtown buildings that sit on four city block lots. The bid for $100,000.00 by Eezinet made way for the demolition of the buildings located at 204 and 206 W. 4th Street. The old buildings once tore down will make room for a new downtown building styled to match the building scheme.  
 

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Fri
19
Feb

Bittersweet farewells and memories to take home

By Margaret Salvaggio

The morning started off beautiful, the sun shining, a breeze blowing, except for one slight difference, the people that would be gathering and why they would be coming together.
 

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Fri
19
Feb

Plane crashes in Southern Robertson County

By Dennis Phillips

At roughly 11:30 a.m. near Jack Rabbit Lane on private property a single engine plane that carried three crashed. According to the Federal Aviation Administration reports the pilot reported smoke inside the cockpit and loss of engine power. Two people were sent to the hospital with reported minor injuries.  
 

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Fri
12
Feb

Commissioners hold off on burn ban despite high fire danger

By Melissa Freeman

Most of Monday’s Robertson County Commissioners’ Court proceedings were devoted to recording reports from various county departments, including some key reports from Sheriff Gerald Yezak. 

 

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Fri
12
Feb

In God We Trust on patrol

By Dennis Phillip

Around the Nation the motto “In God We Trust” has often met with adversary, but not in Robertson County. 

 

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Fri
12
Feb

Finding a solider

By Margaret Salvaggio

In September of last year, The Robertson County News received an email from Jenna Hoehn whom lives in Hawaii. Jenna has been in Maui, Hawaii for twenty-five years. Six years ago she and her husband made a trip to Washington D.C. 

 

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Fri
12
Feb

Laughter and fellowship

By Margaret Salvaggio

The night was filled with laughter and fellowship at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church with their Pancake Supper. Pastor Cathy Clark from the Epiphany Episcopal Church in Calvert and Pastor Nandra from St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Hearne joined forces to have a time for everyone to gather and enjoy the wonderful food before Lent. 

 

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Fri
12
Feb

Bremond PD and RCSO bust three for attempted pharmacy break in

By Dennis Phillips

In the early hours of February 5 the alarm at the Coburn Pharmacy in Bremond alerted local authorities to a burglary in progress. The alarm sounded at 3:03 in the morning and by 3:30, three suspects were in custody on their way to the county jail. According to a press release by the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office Sheriff’s Deputy Wes Edwards approached a vehicle with three suspects; 

 

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Fri
05
Feb

Hurry! Get your flapjacks before Lent

By Margaret Salvaggio

The St. Philip’s Episcopal Church invites everyone to come out and enjoy free pancakes. The event is hosted with the Epiphany Episcopal Church in Calvert. With their joined forces they would like for the citizens to come and have a good time. Lent is right around the corner and this traditional feast to “eat all the fat” (Mardi Gras) is welcomed.  

 

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