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Lee Hamilton on Congress: An alternative to the imperial presidency

Lee Hamilton on Congress: An alternative to the imperial presidency

The march toward presidential unilateralism, whether the president is a Democrat or a Republican, dangerously undercuts our constitutional system. In his State of the Union speech to Congress last month,…

Sandra Reed: Life care planning for your 40s

Sandra Reed: Life care planning for your 40s

Lordy, Lordy, Guess Who’s 40? It’s your 40th birthday. No reason to be depressed. Forty is the new 20. Right? Got to be if 60 is the new 40, doesn’t…

Judge refuses to remove death penalty option for accused killer Routh

Judge refuses to remove death penalty option for accused killer Routh

By Kathryn Jones Editor The veteran accused of killing retired Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield at Rough Creek Lodge’s remote gun range a year ago…

Economic Development Committee moving ahead on projects

Economic Development Committee moving ahead on projects

[Larry P. Smith, chairman of the local Economic Development Steering Committee and Council, submitted the following report about the committee's Feb. 6 special called meeting. If you'd like to attend,…

Sandra Reed: Life care planning for your 30s

Sandra Reed: Life care planning for your 30s

Who Are the 30-Somethings? Adults in their 30s today were born between 1974 and 1984. According to some commentators, the early part of that decade birthed “Generation X” or the…

Invasion of the zebra mussels: More counties, including Somervell, impose rules on boaters

Invasion of the zebra mussels: More counties, including Somervell, impose rules on boaters

By Kathryn Jones Editor They may be small, but zebra mussels are causing big problems in Texas lakes. The fingernail-size striped mollusks have been spreading throughout the public waters of…

Pruning and planting tips for February

Pruning and planting tips for February

By Linda Heideman Somervell County Master Gardener Finish pruning before the trees start to leaf out in your area. A well-trained tree should need very little pruning later in life.…

Master Gardeners host program on tree care during drought

Master Gardeners host program on tree care during drought

Special to the Current The Somervell County Master Gardeners’ next program in its Community Horticulture Education Series will focus on tree care during a drought with guest speaker Steve Houser…

How to get certified in native landscaping

How to get certified in native landscaping

Special to the Current Want to become proficient in and receive certification for native landscaping? The local Prairie Rose Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas passed this along:…

Annual Brazos River cleanup set for April 5

Annual Brazos River cleanup set for April 5

Special to the Current Want to help keep trash out of the Brazos River? Then come to the Friends of the Brazos annual river cleanup scheduled for Saturday, April 5. Volunteers…

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