Home » 2014 » January (Page 2)

Cross Timbers Trails Magazine

Cross Timbers Trails Magazine

Journalism students at Tarleton State University produce a twice-yearly magazine, Cross Timbers Trails, full of features about people, places and events in Bosque, Comanche, Eastland, Erath, Hamilton, Hood, Palo Pinto…

Trial date set for veteran accused of killing Chris Kyle, Chad Littlefield

By Kathryn Jones Editor  A trial date has been set for May 5 in the capital murder case against Eddie Ray Routh, the veteran accused of killing military sniper Chris…

Texas Railroad Commission: Facts about oil and gas disposal wells

Texas Railroad Commission: Facts about oil and gas disposal wells

What purpose do saltwater disposal wells serve? Oil and gas reservoirs are found in porous rock formations that also usually contain significant amounts of saltwater. In Texas, the saltwater produced…

Questions about quakes prompt Railroad Commission to hire seismologist

Questions about quakes prompt Railroad Commission to hire seismologist

By Jim Malewitz Texas Tribune [See the original story at http://www.texastribune.org/2014/01/07/texas-railroad-commission-hire-seismologist/] The Texas Railroad Commission on Tuesday made an earth-shaking announcement: It will hire a seismologist. The announcement came after a…

The Undercurrent: Media and the money motive

The Undercurrent: Media and the money motive

Over the holidays I heard from some friends who also work in journalism. We ended up sharing “horror stories” about trying to do good work in an age of intense…

Rolling blackouts avoided, but energy conservation urged during cold snap

Rolling blackouts avoided, but energy conservation urged during cold snap

Special to the Current Conditions on the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) grid have returned to normal, but conservation is still needed as cold weather continues to cause a…

Economic development group to discuss tollway, downtown, housing

Economic development group to discuss tollway, downtown, housing

Photo courtesy North Texas Tollway Authority Special to the Current The Chisholm Trail Parkway, housing and downtown revitalization are among the topics to be discussed at the year’s first meeting…

Gardening tips for January

Gardening tips for January

By Shirley D. Smith Somervell County Master Gardener Have you been outside lately? Well, do so and look at the ground. Unwanted plants (i.e. weeds) are coming up everywhere –…

What’s doing in Glen Rose

What’s doing in Glen Rose

The following list of events is courtesy of the Glen Rose Chamber of Commerce. You can get more information at each venue’s website. Glen Rose Independent School District Jan. 6…

Chamber invites award nominations for February banquet

Chamber invites award nominations for February banquet

Special to the Current Members of the Glen Rose/Somervell County Chamber of Commerce should mark their calendars for the Chamber Banquet, Friday, Feb. 21. The evening will be a night of…

Page 2 of 3123