The Great 2017 Turkey Trot is off and running to a great start as turkey boxes are filling up all over Robertson County.

Ellen Johnson|Franklin Advocate

Haley Thomas signing a letter of intent with Mom, Laura, Haley, Dad, Kelly, and brother, Hunter

Haley Thomas, senior at Franklin High School, signed a letter of intent to attend college at Sam Houston State University.

Franklin ISD honors all the Veterans that attended their program in the FHS gymnasium.

Franklin ISD sponsored a program to show their appreciation to all veterans on Friday, November 10. The program started with a breakfast at the high school cafeteria beginning at 8:00 a.m.

Columns & Opinions

A small company of Texas rebels rode out of Goliad on Oct. 24, 1835 with orders to attack the government garrison at Fort Lipantitlan.

Each week pick the winner of each game listed in the advertising and write your answers in the spaces provided in the form.

After the wild young outlaw’s battle royal with buffalo soldiers on Oct. 10, 1874, Joe Horner sure seemed headed for an early grave.


QB Datron Dixon dives through Academy defenders for the Franklin score.

It’s a good feeling to finish on top just ask the Franklin Lions.

Jr. Creed – 1st Place Makenna Chrane

On Monday, November 6, 2017, the Franklin FFA took ten teams to A&M Consolidated High School to compete at the FFA District 1 LDE Competition.

The Franklin’s Lady Lions Cross Country team as they repeat as 3A 3rd Place State Champions for the 2nd time in 3 years.

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