The Franklin ISD board of trustees voted to call a school building bond election in the amount of $9 million and approved a May 6 date for the upcoming school board trustee election.

They came in suits, jeans, gowns and tiaras, filling the Pridgeon Center Saturday night at the fourth annual Daddy Daughter Dance sponsored by the Franklin United Methodist Church preschool.

Franklin United Methodist preschoolers showed some kindness to the community during a chilly morning walk around town recently.

Columns & Opinions

A masked mob dragged five suspected cattle thieves kicking and screaming from the Mason County jail on Feb.

Gov. Greg Abbott on Feb. 8 praised the Texas Senate’s approval of legislation to ban sanctuary cities, an item on his priority list for the current legislative session.

Jim Krebs scored a Southwest Conference record 50 points on Feb. 8, 1956 to power the SMU Mustangs past the Texas Longhorns 109-96.


It was a crucial week in the schedule for the Franklin Lions as they sought to complete the district season.

The Franklin Lionettes Drill Team hosted a bake sale Feb. 3 to raise money to participate in a Galveston dance competition this spring.

It would be very easy for the Franklin Lions to have a pity party and start to feel sorry for themselves but that wouldn’t solve anything. What they need right now is a nice long winning streak.

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