D ennis P hillips | F ranklin A dvocate

Asst. Chief Cort Brantner, new FPD Officer Steven Barber, Newly elected FVFD Chief Travis Aaron and FVFD Tyler Aaron responded to a call for an electric pole on fire on Owensville Road Tuesday around 1:30 p.m.

Changing of the guard at the FVFD

In a regular meeting of the Franklin Fire Department this past Monday evening new officers were elected to serve the one year term. Jimmy Redden will effectively resigns as Franklin

Jan Roe | Franklin Advocate

Franklin Lion Head Coach Mike Hedrick is celebrated for his 300th career win with Friday night’s playoff victory over Troy. Coach Hedrick’s remarkable career places him in the top 15 Texas High School Football Coaches all-time wins.This season’s wins saw Coach Hedrick surpass the record of legendary Coach Ray Akins, also a much beloved (and missed) figure in our community.

Jan Roe | Franklin Advocate

Sr. Fullback Clayton Rosprim drags three defenders the last five yards to score Franklin’s first touchdown against Troy.

Re-stripe the Zebras

It was a process for the Franklin Lions as they ran into an old foe from the past two seasons in former district foe the Troy Trojans. The two teams

Ellen Johnson | Franklin Advocate

Lilah, Laurel, ad Brent visiting with Mrs. Clause while mom is enjoying the Cookie Walk last year.

Cookie walk slated for December 8

The Franklin United Methodist Church and all their elves are gathering to make the date Saturday, December 8, 2018 a great one again this year. Starting at 9:00 a.m. until


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