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Film Review: Brad Pitt turns zombie hunter in smart, suspenseful ‘World War Z’

Film Review: Brad Pitt turns zombie hunter in smart, suspenseful ‘World War Z’

By Amber M. Ward “World War Z” is action packed, intelligent and suspenseful and, although I am not a big fan of “zombie” movies, this is one I can stand…

Native Plant Society local chapter presents July 2 program on water and native plants

Special to the Current The Prairie Rose Chapter of the Texas Native Plant Society invites you to attend the group’s monthly program next Tuesday, July 2, on water quality, quantity…

The Current-trarian: Truth and lies in final words of the condemned

The Current-trarian: Truth and lies in final words of the condemned

By Dan Malone Contributing Editor Twenty years ago, I had the opportunity to work on a series of articles for ­ The Dallas Morning News about civil rights violations by…

Widow of slain Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle promotes new book ‘American Gun’

Widow of slain Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle  promotes new book ‘American Gun’

By K’Leigh Bedingfield Texan News Service   After the murder of Chris Kyle, former Navy SEAL sniper and New York Times best-selling author, his wife, Taya Kyle, is keeping her…

Lee Hamilton: Without extraordinary leadership, representative democracy suffers

Lee Hamilton: Without extraordinary leadership, representative democracy suffers

Strong, capable, determined leadership provides the energy that improves the quality of life in a community and breathes life into our representative democracy. For those of us who think and…

Randy Mac’s Livin’ It Up: Don’t call ME ‘Iron Man’

Randy Mac’s Livin’ It Up: Don’t call ME ‘Iron Man’

Sometimes in just the activities of day-to-day living I’m reminded of a story. So it was just a few minutes ago while ironing my shirt. I started ironing my clothes…

Sandra Reed’s Life Care Planning: Medicaid — What is it and who qualifies for its benefits?

Sandra Reed’s Life Care Planning: Medicaid — What is it and who qualifies for its benefits?

What Is Medicaid? Medicaid is a program that pays for long-term nursing home care. Medicare, which provides participants benefits for hospitalization through Part A, doctor’s services through Part B and medications…

Film Review: Action-packed ‘Man of Steel’ loses the red tights, puts modern spin on ‘Superman’ story

Film Review: Action-packed ‘Man of Steel’ loses the red tights, puts modern spin on ‘Superman’ story

By Amber M. Ward Director Zack Snyder’s new Superman pays homage to the old movies and keeps with the story while bringing it into a more modern setting. “Man of…

Minutes of council executive session on city administrator, city secretary

Minutes of council executive session on city administrator, city secretary

The Glen Rose Current has obtained the unofficial minutes of the June 13 Glen Rose City Council executive session called on two personnel matters relating to the city administrator and the…

Downtown expert helps Glen Rose set the stage for a turnaround

Downtown expert helps Glen Rose set the stage for a turnaround

By Kathryn Jones Editor Ken Devero, an expert on rejuvenating downtowns, came to Glen Rose Thursday for a forum that identified what locals liked about the downtown square, what they…

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