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My Farmtastic Life: Tiny barn, grateful heart

My Farmtastic Life: Tiny barn, grateful heart

By Tammy Ammon Have any of y’all heard of the tiny house movement?  The basic concept is that we have too much stuff and that it’s time to simplify. Reasons…

Life Care Planning: Give back to animal companions — provide for their care

Life Care Planning: Give back to animal companions — provide for their care

By Sandra W. Reed Addie, a precious member of our family, died last week. Addie was 16 and, despite increasing trouble with arthritic joints, she managed to get up…

Lee Hamilton: Why government fails and what we should do about it

Lee Hamilton: Why government fails and what we should do about it

Whatever our political stripe, we all want government to fail less often. Citizens and the media need to pressure elected officials to spend more time digging into the…

News

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…

Commissioners set ceiling for property tax rate

Commissioners set ceiling for property tax rate

By Kathryn Jones Editor Somervell County Commissioners on Monday set a proposed property tax rate…

Audit shows missing cash at Expo Center

Audit shows missing cash at Expo Center

By Kathryn Jones Editor A routine county audit of operations at the Somervell County Expo…

Hospital board to seek attorney general opinion on directors’ terms

Hospital board to seek attorney general opinion on directors’ terms

Courtesy of the Glen Rose News The Somervell County Hospital District board last week voted…

GRMC quality of care fares well in data comparison

GRMC quality of care fares well in data comparison

By Kathryn Jones Editor A new app on the quality of care at more than…

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Environment

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…

Scorching weather sends scorpions scurrying inside homes

Scorching weather sends scorpions scurrying inside homes

From Staff Reports You turn on a light and you see something crawling across the floor or climbing up a wall. You lift a toilet lid and there’s…

Denton fracking ban could spur wider legal clash

Denton fracking ban could spur wider legal clash

By Jim Malewitz Texas Tribune https://www.texastribune.org/2014/07/25/denton-fracking-ban-could-spur-wider-legal-clash/ DENTON — Debbie Ingram understands the importance of Texas’ oil and gas industry, and she enjoys the look of a lit-up drilling…

Events Calendar

Envision Somervell County effort continues Aug. 21

Envision Somervell County effort continues Aug. 21

  Special to the Current The first phase of the “Envision Somervell County” economic development initiative continues Thursday, Aug. 21. The…

Meet the Tigers on Aug. 21

Meet the Tigers on Aug. 21

The school year kicks off on Thursday, Aug. 21, when Glen Rose ISD holds its annual “Meet the Tigers” and “meet…

Penny auction at Citizens Center

Penny auction at Citizens Center

Special to the Current You won’t want to miss this Saturday’s penny auction at the Somervell County Citizens Center! So many…

Wine bottling party to benefit Fossil Rim

Wine bottling party to benefit Fossil Rim

Special to the Current D’Vine Wine in Granbury is hosting a RARE Open Bottling Party for Fossil Rim Wildlife Center fans…

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