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Laura Gail Gibson was named the Employee of the Year for 2018.The Franklin Nursing Home gave her this honor for her hard work and dedication to the residents she cares for and also to her job. Congratulations Laura Gail and the residents and their families appreciate you very much.


It’s been since 2000 that the Franklin Police Department has sorted and sifted through now 18-years of evidence that is no longer needed, and the stuff is piling up.

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Mr. Ferman with representatives from United Way, with whom Luminant partners were present at the pantry when the donation was made.

During the past few months, the Franklin Food Pantry has received so much support from the local community in the form of cash donations and food donations.

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The Franklin American Legion Color Guard in their dress uniforms getting ready to walk in the Christmas Parade.


January 4, 2018 – Issue 1

The Coach of all Coaches – A salute to the memory of Robert Ray “Coach” Akins.

Columns & Opinions

For those that know me, I try to steer away from writing about politics, but the climate of America suggests that we should not remain silent, but in fact speak out, raise our hands and have a voic

The St. Mary’s Parish in Bremond will have the annual Homecoming Festival on Sunday, October 20, 1968 in the church and school grounds.

KAGS-TV is on the road and making the first pit stop Hearne on Aug. 31 to kick off our Friday Night Lights football series with a matchup between the Hearne Eagles and the Franklin Lions.


The start of district season has brought some tough times to the Franklin Lions basketball team. They have suffered two heart breaking losses in their first 3 games.

It’s no secret who the best basketball team in the area is and if you’ve not seen them play you are in for quite a treat.

The Franklin Lions were disappointed with their road loss in district just before the break because they knew they were a better team than the one that played on that evening.

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