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By Angela Schlieker   More than 100 volunteers turned out on a rainy Saturday to help make this year’s Feast of Sharing a big success. Volunteers worked for weeks in advance to prepare and freeze cornbread for the homemade dressing. Local churches and community members donated sheet... + continue reading
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By Angela Schlieker   On Dec. 1, Franklin police officer Austin Myers retrieved a credit card skimmer from a gas pump at the CEFCO station on the corner of Hearne Street and Highway 79. Thieves use the devices to secretly record customers’ credit or debit card information, which they... + continue reading
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By Michael Cotton   They have managed to weather the storm that was Tenaha this past week and now the Bremond Tigers sit on the doorsteps of their third consecutive State Championship. All they have to do to reach the title game is dispose of an old rival in the Burton Panthers. Two... + continue reading
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By Melanie Redden   I hope all had a blessed Thanksgiving. Christmas activities are already in full swing here at the Robertson County Carnegie Library. There will be three activities happening during the month of December. First, we have our Texas Christmas Ornament contest going on... + continue reading
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12/08/2016
After 20 years of operation, Robertson County Care, Inc., the community food pantry that has functioned in a mobile home for 18 years, is moving forward with plans for a new metal structure. Jerry and Cheryl Redden, Co-Chairs of the Building Committee who have been volunteers with the food pantry... + continue reading
12/08/2016
By Michael Cotton   People tell me that the way to build success is to work at it. Well, if that’s true then the Franklin Lions should be very successful this coming season. If you know the Lions then you are aware that they always put in the work that it will take to have a successful... + continue reading

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By Dennis Phillips   Two properties were returned to the tax roll when the commissioner’s approved the bid sale for two lots. One lot contains a dilapidated building where the other is an overgrown lot without structure. Both lots sold for 25% of the tax-appraised value of the properties... + continue reading
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By Michael Cotton   It’s the perfect scenario if you’re a fan or a sportswriter. You couldn’t have planned it better to have two of the premier programs in Class 2A meet in the Region Finals. Tenaha versus Bremond has always been a Classic. It’s been two years since they last met with... + continue reading
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By Angela Schlieker   Blue and white balloons filled the Franklin sky Saturday morning during The Compassionate Friends of Robertson County’s annual Walk to Remember. The group holds the yearly walk and balloon release in honor of all the children, grandchildren, brothers and sisters... + continue reading

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12/08/2016 - 0 comment(s)
After 20 years of operation, Robertson County Care, Inc., the community food pantry that has functioned in a mobile home for 18 years, is moving forward with plans for a new metal structure. Jerry... + continue reading

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By Michael Cotton   People tell me that the way to build success is to work at it. Well, if that’s true then the Franklin Lions should be very successful this coming season. If you know... + continue reading

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Funeral services for Elaine Newsome, 73, were held on Saturday, November 26, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at Ricks-Bowers Funeral Home in Jewett. Jimmy Sanders will officiate. Interment will follow the... + continue reading