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The Undercurrent: John Graves Scenic Riverway bill must be revived

The Undercurrent: John Graves Scenic Riverway bill must be revived

By Kathryn Jones Texas lost a literary legend and Somervell County lost a friend of the Brazos River when noted author John Graves passed away early Wednesday at his home…

Goodbye to a literary lion as beloved Texas writer John Graves dies at 92

Goodbye to a literary lion as beloved Texas writer John Graves dies at 92

[Editor's note: John Graves' memorial service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10, at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Fort Worth. The family asks that in lieu of…

The Undercurrent: A vision for downtown takes shape

The Undercurrent: A vision for downtown takes shape

The first time I saw downtown Glen Rose was in 1996. My mother- and father-in-law had bought some land between Glen Rose and Walnut Springs and brought us down from Fort…

Sandra Reed’s Life Care Planning: Pre- and post-marital agreements — should you have one?

Sandra Reed’s Life Care Planning: Pre- and post-marital agreements — should you have one?

What Does a Pre- or Post- Marital Agreement Do?  Texas is a community property state, which means that an individual’s property is characterized as community or separate property. In very…

Veteran indicted for murder of ‘deadliest sniper’ Chris Kyle, Chad Littlefield

Veteran indicted for murder of ‘deadliest sniper’ Chris Kyle, Chad Littlefield

By Kathryn Jones Editor Eddie Ray Routh, the veteran arrested in the shooting deaths of “deadliest American sniper” Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield, was indicted for capital murder…

Pelton to announce state rep candidacy in Glen Rose

Pelton to announce state rep candidacy in Glen Rose

Special to the Current Danny Pelton, a member of the State Republican Executive Committee who has served as Erath County Republican Party chairman, plans to announce his candidacy for state…

Crank up the freezers for Saturday’s homemade ice cream throwdown at Oakdale

Crank up the freezers for Saturday’s homemade ice cream throwdown at Oakdale

Vanilla? Strawberry? Chocolate? Peach? Whatever flavor of ice cream you love to make, it’s time to get out the rock salt, the ice cream freezers and crank ‘em up for…

Tarleton expert to speak about ‘sustainable horticulture’ Aug. 6

Tarleton expert to speak about ‘sustainable horticulture’ Aug. 6

Special to the Current Manon Shockey, a horticulture instructor at Tarleton State University,  will give a presentation on “Sustainable Horticulture Using Native and Adaptive Plants” on Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the…

Citizens Center News

Citizens Center News

Courtesy Somervell County Committee on Aging If you haven’t been by the center in a while, you should stop in and see what we’ve been doing with the rest of…

The Undercurrent: Attorney sheds light on city administrator requirements

The Undercurrent: Attorney sheds light on city administrator requirements

Is a city administrator basically the same thing, in terms of roles, as a city manager? Can the city council require a city administrator to live in the city limits…

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