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County candidates’ campaign finances disclosed

County candidates’ campaign finances disclosed

  By Kathryn Jones Editor The high-stakes race for Somervell County judge is attracting the biggest bucks from political contributors, campaign finance records show. Not surprisingly, compared with other local…

Christmas in Action, March 22, needs volunteers

Christmas in Action, March 22, needs volunteers

Christmas in Action is seeking volunteers to work on homes and yards of those who are in need of help. “We are sharing our faith by helping others and we…

Chisholm Trail Parkway ramps up for May opening

Chisholm Trail Parkway ramps up for May opening

Special to the Current Chisholm Trail Parkway construction crews are doubling their efforts from Cleburne north to Interstate 30 in Fort Worth as the road opening in May draws closer.…

George P. Bush supports audit of land agency he wants to lead

George P. Bush supports audit of land agency he wants to lead

By Rachel Peoples Texan News Service Texas Land Commissioner candidate George P. Bush wants a third-party audit of the agency he hopes to lead and said the state needs to…

Texas Tribune posts campaign finance database

Texas Tribune posts campaign finance database

Using data provided by the Texas Ethics Commission, the Texas Tribune has built a new interface for interacting with campaign finance data dating back to 2000 and continuing up to the last filing…

Could earthquakes shake up the race for railroad commissioner?

Could earthquakes shake up the race for railroad commissioner?

By Mose Buchele KUT News/StateImpact http://stateimpact.npr.org/texas/2014/02/19/could-earthquakes-shake-up-the-race-for-railroad-commission/ Scientists have known that man can create earthquakes by injecting fluids into the ground for decades. But if you listen to the people campaigning to…

Prairie Rose native plant group plans field trip to see prairie restoration

Prairie Rose native plant group plans field trip to see prairie restoration

Dr. Whitt Weems, Erath County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agent, will lead a range/prairie restoration field trip, sponsored by the Prairie Rose Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas…

PRCA rodeo gallops into Expo Feb. 27-March 1

PRCA rodeo gallops into Expo Feb. 27-March 1

The 20th annual Somervell County PRCA Rodeo rides into the main arena at the County Expo on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. Some of the world’s greatest professional cowboys…

Fossil Rim accepting donations to rebuild nature store destroyed by fire

Fossil Rim accepting donations to rebuild nature store destroyed by fire

Special to the Current Due to a late night fire on Monday, the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center Nature Store will be closed until further notice. The store was in the…

The Undercurrent: A ranching elegy — this is where the cowboy rides away

The Undercurrent: A ranching elegy — this is where the cowboy rides away

My husband, Dan, and I live on a piece of land off State Highway 144 next to the W.K. Gordon Ranch about eight miles south of Glen Rose. Being adjacent…

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