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Sandra Reed: Life care planning for your 60s

Sandra Reed: Life care planning for your 60s

Part 1 The Age of Aquarius Not all 60-something women can look as glamorous as these examples of today’s “Golden Girls”: Cheryl Tiegs (65), Sally Field (66), Goldie Hawn (67)…

Lee Hamilton on Congress: Where Congress falls short…and where it doesn’t

Lee Hamilton on Congress: Where Congress falls short…and where it doesn’t

At a public gathering the other day, someone asked me how I’d sum up my views on Congress. It was a good question, because it forced me to step back…

Herbs enjoying revival for medicinal uses

Herbs enjoying revival for medicinal uses

The following article was published in the Somervell County Master Gardeners newsletter “The Green Piece,” March issue. The original title was “Yarb Doctors and Granny Women.” By Sheryl Kleinschmidt Master…

Master Gardeners series focuses on fire ant control

Master Gardeners series focuses on fire ant control

Special to the Current How many times have you been gardening and suddenly felt like your hand or foot was under attack? Those pesky fire ants show up just in…

Oakdale Park ‘Spring Fling’ activities schedule

Oakdale Park ‘Spring Fling’ activities schedule

Following is the schedule for family activities scheduled at Oakdale Park for spring break. The concession stand will be open during concerts. Saturday, March 8 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.…

Public meeting set to hear tire recycling plant proposal

Public meeting set to hear tire recycling plant proposal

Special to the Current [The following is from Larry S. Smith, chairman of the Economic Development Steering Committee and Council] Somervell County may be well on its way to replacing…

Recording of Routh’s confession played in court; defense to plead insanity

Recording of Routh’s confession played in court; defense to plead insanity

By Kathryn Jones Editor STEPHENVILLE — The veteran accused of killing the military’s “deadliest sniper,” Chris Kyle, and his friend Chad Littlefield at Rough Creek Lodge last year confessed to…

County totals for state runoff candidates

County totals for state runoff candidates

View interactive data and download raw county-by-county data at http://www.texastribune.org/2014/03/07/where-the-votes-landed/ By Kathryn Jones Editor Of all the statewide candidates in the May runoff, the one to draw the highest percentage of…

The cost of jailing undocumented immigrants

The cost of jailing undocumented immigrants

 By Dan Hill Texas Tribune Reports from the Texas Commission on Jail Standards show that Texas county jails spent more than $187.7 million housing 155,380 undocumented immigrants with federal detainers between October 2011 and…

Chambers, Lee headed to runoff for county judge; primary results posted

Chambers, Lee headed to runoff for county judge; primary results posted

Following are the uncavassed results in the March 4 primary for contested races. All county races were in the Republican Party primary. The top two candidates will face each other…

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