May 30, 2015

The Heard Citizen’s Top 14 Good News Stories of 2014

Kaylee Feature

(Franklin) -- With the arrival of the year 2015 today, the Heard Citizen takes a look back at the best good news stories we reported on locally during the year 2014. This list was comprised based on number of views, comments, and shares not just at our website but also on our facebook page. We hope our readers enjoy this look back and we at … [Read more...]

Jason’s Story

Jason graduated from Heard High School in 2005 as all of his classmates stood and cheered for him.

(Franklin) -- A Franklin boy celebrated his 30th birthday recently on December 5, 2013. You would not normally think of a 30-year-old man as a "little boy" but that is exactly how Jason Tinsley appears to his mom Judy  in her eyes. Jason was pretty much a normal little 8-year-old boy up until the night of August 6, 1992 when his life would be changed … [Read more...]

Tiny Brave cheerleader making a big mark

5-year-old Heard Elementary kindergarten student and cheerleader Kaylee Holcomb (Photo by Rodney East)

(Franklin) -- Many Heard County sports fans have noticed a very special cheerleader on the sidelines this season at Heard County Recreation Department flag football games. Kaylee Holcomb, a kindergarten student at Heard Elementary School, has been cheering on the 5-6 year old flag team all season long which is the fulfillment of a dream for the young girl, … [Read more...]

The Dedication of the Heard Citizen

Baby Silas

I would like to personally welcome everyone to the Heard Citizen. One of the things I am most excited about is this Feature section of the site. This section will contain in-depth human interest stories about many different things, places, and most especially people who have made or are making a positive impact on Heard County. The first citizen I will be … [Read more...]