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More pieces from the past

Though the name was changed roughly 10 years ago, many still come to the newspaper asking for the Hearne Democrat. Reasoning aside, for 122 years that is just what your local newspaper was called and 10 years simply is not enough time to change the hearts and minds of Hearne residents.

“I get it,” said Dennis Phillips, current publisher of the newspaper for more than 6 years, “I really do, you grew up with the name, drive past it on the street it is a part of the


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Franklin Advocate

120 W. Third St.
Hearne, TX 77859
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