Thursday, September 22, 2016
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By Michael Cotton The Franklin Lions have steadily risen in the State polls in Class 3A with each game they have played. Their reputation as one of the elite programs in the area is now spreading across the State. They began the year ranked #8 overall, rose to #4 after an opening win against... + continue reading
Thursday, September 22, 2016
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By Angela Schlieker Grandparents of all kinds, by blood or by love, were treated to cookies, finger sandwiches, juice and tea at First United Methodist Preschool’s teddy bear tea party last week. Eleven tables adorned with teddy bears were set up to honor the guests for National Grandparents... + continue reading
Thursday, September 22, 2016
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Franklin’s 7th Grade A Team shows off their award for placing 2nd at the Leon Tournament on Saturday was: Riley C., Naomi, Taylor, Kaylin, Riley H., Brooke, Coach Pam, Maggie, Savannah, Hannah, Waylynn, Cheyenne, Jenna, Lauren, and Coach Harper.   To view more please log in or subscribe... + continue reading
Thursday, September 22, 2016
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By Angela Schlieker XTREME Fitness, Cheer &Tumbling welcomed the community to its new location, 1390 W. Highway 79 in Franklin, during its open house event last Friday evening. The company’s enrollment has grown from three students to more than 100 students since it opened fewer than two... + continue reading
Thursday, September 22, 2016
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Emberly of the Rhinestone Gypsy Boutique sets up shop on the square in Franklin.   To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition  + continue reading

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09/22/2016
By Angela Schlieker   Franklin sidewalks might get a new look, and youth sports will have more funding, Franklin City Council members decided at Monday’s meeting. The council also adopted a tax rate of fortyfive cents per every hundred dollars for the 2016 tax year, and approved City... + continue reading
09/22/2016
By Michael Cotton I’ve always heard that the cream of the bunch always rises to the top. With that said the Franklin Lady Lions are out to prove they are the cream of the crop in their district. They have played well the entire season and seem to be peaking right when the district season is... + continue reading

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By Angela Schlieker   About 200 local children briefly set aside their schoolbooks to study the Bible Wednesday night as the First Baptist Church of Franklin started a new year of its Awana program. Now in its sixth year at the church, the Awana... + continue reading
09/15/2016 - 0 comment(s)
By Angela Schlieker   Franklin Middle School students helped one classmate and remembered another during the school’s open house last week. Proceeds from a bake sale held at the open house will be used to help with medical expenses for an injured... + continue reading
09/15/2016 - 0 comment(s)
By Dennis Phillips   If you are familiar with the annual Robertson County News Football Picker’s Contest, chances are you are already playing the game. This year we have added a grand prize in the form of a rifle from Smokin’ Gun in Hearne. The... + continue reading

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09/22/2016 - 0 comment(s)
By Angela Schlieker   Franklin sidewalks might get a new look, and youth sports will have more funding, Franklin City Council members decided at Monday’s meeting. The council also... + continue reading

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09/22/2016 - 0 comment(s)
By Michael Cotton I’ve always heard that the cream of the bunch always rises to the top. With that said the Franklin Lady Lions are out to prove they are the cream of the crop in their district... + continue reading

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09/08/2016 - 0 comment(s)
Ralph McKinney passed away on September 2, 2016. Visitation was on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at First Baptist Church Franklin, Texas from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Service followed at 2:00 p.m.... + continue reading