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May 11 full election returns

May 11 full election returns

Here are all the election returns from Cathy Thomas, Somervell County elections administrator:…

Special Report: Hospital District Election — Options after the votes are counted

Special Report: Hospital District Election  — Options after the votes are counted

Last in a series By Kathryn Jones Editor If this Saturday’s hospital district election passes, this is what happens next: The hospital district would become effective immediately. The new temporary…

Special Report: Hospital District Election — Rural communities grapple with keeping local hospitals open

Special Report: Hospital District Election — Rural communities grapple with keeping local hospitals open

Third in a series By Kathryn Jones Editor The headline on the story read: “County takes measures to save SMH, establish hospital district.” The newspaper account went on to describe…

Dulcimers bring sweet sounds to Oakdale Park

By Caleb McCaig Special Contributor Every year during Mother’s Day weekend, musicians from all around flock to Oakdale Park in Glen Rose for a weekend of music during the annual…

Robert Burns: Weird Texas weather confuses insects

Robert Burns: Weird Texas weather confuses insects

By Robert Burns Drought and up-and-down temperatures are affecting insect behavior – everything from honeybee behavior to delayed emergence of pests, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist.…

Randy Mac’s Livin’ It Up: A sticky situation, Part 2

Randy Mac’s Livin’ It Up: A sticky situation, Part 2

(Continued from last week) I stood there at center of the stage, which had been covered with plastic sheeting. I watched as the students began taking the lids off those…

Sandra Reed’s Life Care Planning: Can’t take it with you? Control it from the grave

Sandra Reed’s Life Care Planning: Can’t take it with you? Control it from the grave

It’s a truism that you can’t take it with you; but it’s no less certain that the older most people get, the more they’d like to control from the grave.…

Special Report: Hospital District Election — How Somervell County got into the hospital business

Special Report: Hospital District Election — How Somervell County got into the hospital business

Second in a series By Kathryn Jones Editor A lot of people in Somervell County get emotional when they talk about Glen Rose Medical Center. Some residents were born at…

Student artists stage annual show at Barnard’s Mill

Student artists stage annual show at Barnard’s Mill

The annual all-school srt contest will showcase the creativity and imagination of students from May 9 through May 20 at Barnard’s Mill Art Museum. Art teachers from all Glen Rose…

Lee Hamilton: How politics has changed in our ‘instant’ society

Lee Hamilton: How politics has changed in our ‘instant’ society

In a Washington that is more ideological, more partisan, and less pragmatic than it used to be, it is much harder to do the basic work of politics: finding common…

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