Texas Nursing home report for COVID-19

For family members that have loved ones in any one of the three nursing home facilities in Robertson County, the news is all good.

FISD Computer Lab open for Registration

Franklin ISD will open the elementary computer lab Thursday, August 6 from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. to parents or guardians who have not updated their child’s registration.

Bremond ISD back to school

Parents will be able to choose the model of instruction that best suits your child’s individual needs and family situation.

Columns & Opinions

COVID-19 surge in nursing homes worries editor

Thank you for all the well wishes after my first “Capital Highlights” column last week.

Newspapers are dead

I have heard that for the past 15 years and yet, here I sit, writing my weekly column for a community newspaper which I have done for more than 20 years.

Let’s search together for capital ideas

Ed Sterling wrote this column for almost three decades, so let’s open by celebrating his contributions to the Texas Press Association and its members.


As reported last week in the Robertson County News and the Franklin Advocate, St.

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UIL puts brakes on athletics

The University Interscholastic League (UIL) is the governing body that oversees the athletic programs in the State of Texas for high school girls and boys sports.

The Bremond Tigers are not noted for their strong play in basketball, it’s just not a sport of emphasis.



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