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My Farmtastic Life: Drama donkey

My Farmtastic Life: Drama donkey

By Tammy Ammon As I’ve mentioned before, this farm mama has a day job, which occasionally calls for me to be out of town. But thanks to Cowboy…

Lee Hamilton on Congress: The summer of our discontent

Lee Hamilton on Congress: The summer of our discontent

There is great unease in the land — concern about economic inequality, disgust with scorched-earth politics in Washington. But the long reach of our history teaches that when…

Estate planning for family businesses, working farms and ranches

Estate planning for family businesses, working farms and ranches

  By Sandra W. Reed An agreement establishing the parameters of ownership, management and rights to sell or to purchase the equity position of other owners is a…

News

Texas still tops Census list of highest uninsured rates

Texas still tops Census list of highest uninsured rates

By Alexa Ura Texas Tribune https://www.texastribune.org/2014/09/16/texas-tops-census-list-highest-uninsured-rate/ The rate of Texas residents without health insurance has…

Patient data stolen in Chinese cyber attack on Lake Granbury Medical Center, Lakeside Physicians owner

Patient data stolen in Chinese cyber attack on Lake Granbury Medical Center, Lakeside Physicians owner

By Kathryn Jones Editor The company that owns Lake Granbury Medical Center and Lakeside Physicians…

Judge finds Texas school finance system ‘unconstitutional’

Judge finds Texas school finance system ‘unconstitutional’

Special to the Current An Austin district judge last week held that the state’s school…

Envision Somervell County sets priorities for growth

Envision Somervell County sets priorities for growth

By Kathryn Jones Editor Business leaders again gathered at last week’s second work session for…

County attorney asks for AG opinion on hospital board terms

County attorney asks for AG opinion on hospital board terms

Courtesy Glen Rose News County Attorney Andrew Lucas last week officially requested that the Texas…

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Environment

Drillers, but not fracking, tied to tainted waters

Drillers, but not fracking, tied to tainted waters

https://www.texastribune.org/2014/09/15/drillers-not-fracking-tied-tainted-water/ By Jim Malewitz Texas Tribune Oil and gas activities – but not hydraulic fracturing – tainted drinking water wells atop North Texas’ Barnett Shale and Pennsylvania’s Marcellus…

Texas buys conservation land with oil spill money

Texas buys conservation land with oil spill money

By Neena Satija Texas Tribune https://www.texastribune.org/2014/08/21/texas-announces-land-conservation-purchase-bp-doll/ A deal that was decades in the making has finally closed on the largest conservation land purchase in Texas history: just over…

Railroad Commission hopefuls discuss well waste disposal plan

Railroad Commission hopefuls discuss well waste disposal plan

By Jim Malewitz Texas Tribune https://www.texastribune.org/2014/08/14/railroad-commission-hopefuls-scrutinize-quake-resp/ Two Texas Railroad Commission hopefuls on Wednesday called the agency’s efforts to regulate wastewater disposal wells a good first step in addressing…

Events Calendar

Vintage Volkswagen show Sept. 20 benefits food bank

Vintage Volkswagen show Sept. 20 benefits food bank

Special to the Current The Granbury Volks Kruzers presents “Der Volkstock” on the beautiful Glen Rose downtown square, Saturday, Sept. 20,…

Native Plant Society chapter goes ‘batty’ Oct. 4

Native Plant Society chapter goes ‘batty’ Oct. 4

Special to the Current Things promise to get a bit batty around Glen Rose on Saturday, Oct. 4. The Prairie Rose…

Celebrate World Rhino Day at Fossil Rim on Sept. 20

Celebrate World Rhino Day at Fossil Rim on Sept. 20

Special to the Current We’re inviting all of you to come out to Fossil Rim Wildlife Center on Saturday, Sept. 20,…

Citizens Center activities for September

Citizens Center activities for September

Special to the Current Where has the month of September gone? Next Wednesday is already the fourth Wednesday in the month!…

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