Ag programs help Franklin’s Allie Herring expand her skill set
9th Annual Chris Jones Memorial Hog Hunt
Franklin’s Autumn Rachui happy to play role of agriculture advocate
Nelson bond revoked; Baby and mother tests positive for Cocaine
What to look for when the ice melts




Ag programs help Franklin’s Allie Herring expand her skill set

Franklin High School senior Allie Herring grew up around the ag industry and first began competing when she learned she could win awards. Then, she fell in love with the programs.

For many, the past 13 months have felt like an eternity and for some, it is a time they will never forget.

9th Annual Chris Jones Memorial Hog Hunt

The 9th Annual Chris Jones Morial Hog Hunt is underway.

Columns & Opinions

Political fallout from winter storm continues

As Texans across the state continue to deal with the damage from the mid-February winter storm, so does the political fallout in Austin.

One Book, Two Books, Six Books no more

On the anniversary date of his birth, the company that now manages the estate of Dr.

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As I wrote in last week’s column, I would have stories to tell of the remarkable people of Robertson County.


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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