Tepera takes a 22-year plea deal for Murder
FISD School Notes for April
American Legion Sale set for this weekend
Bremond man arrested on three sex offense charges
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Cleaners downtown under new owners set to re-open




Tepera takes a 22-year plea deal for Murder

FRANKLIN - According to the Robertson County DA, Coty Siegert, Cody Tepera, 31 of Franklin has accepted a plea bargain agreement for his role in the 2018 shooting death of Melvin Jones, Jr.

FISD School Notes for April

FRANKLIN - As the 2020-2021 school year is winding down to an end, there are many dates you need to keep in mind, not only as senior parents but all grades.

American Legion Sale set for this weekend

FRANKLIN - The annual American Legion rummage sale is scheduled for April 9-10 from 8-2 each day. We are starting to collect donations of furniture, tools, toys, and other household items.

Columns & Opinions

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

The latest report on child maltreatment fatalities and near fatalities, compiled by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, indicates 251 children in Texas died in fiscal year 2020

Our clogged courts to be cleared

As a citizen, most don’t consider what the pandemic has done to our court system, jail, and inmate population.

Bill tightening voting restrictions in Texas passes Senate committee

A Texas Senate committee on Friday passed an elections bill that would tighten the state’s voting rules by limiting extended early voting hours, requiring proof of disability to qualify for mail-in


It is not a new thing, but it is very new to Hearne, in fact, so new the first tournament is scheduled for early March 2021.

State Title game considered an instant classic

The Franklin Lions made their second state championship appearance in six years last Thursday in AT&T Stadium where they fell 35- 34 to the Canadian Wildcats in an instant classic.

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Once upon a time, the Franklin Lion football team lost their season opener, had to cancel their annual rivalry game against Hearne due to a COVID-19 outbreak, then dropped to 0-2 with a loss agains



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