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Letter to the Editor: What I took away from the latest hospital board meeting

Letter to the Editor: What I took away from the latest hospital board meeting

Here’s what I walked away with after tonight’s meeting of the Board of the Somervell County Hospital District, 06/26/14: 1. The financials for our hospital are holding and are within acceptable…

Lee Hamilton: The lesson Congress should learn from the VA scandal

Lee Hamilton: The lesson Congress should learn from the VA scandal

The crush of demand for VA services in the wake of two wars was easily foreseeable, had Congress been on its toes. Legislators must exercise their oversight responsibilities more diligently,…

Sandra W. Reed: Making medical decisions for someone else — know what you’re getting into

Sandra W. Reed: Making medical decisions for someone else — know what you’re getting into

By Sandra W. Reed You’re the Agent on a Medical Power of Attorney; What On Earth Does It Mean? If someone asks you to be listed as their agent on…

Analysis: Finding property tax cuts that taxpayers feel

Analysis: Finding property tax cuts that taxpayers feel

https://www.texastribune.org/2014/06/27/analysis-finding-property-tax-cuts-taxpayers-feel/ By Ross Ramsey Texas Tribune Go ahead and bet that somebody in Texas is going to get property tax relief next year, not that voters will notice. The promises…

‘Rally for Rio’ golf tourney tees off Saturday; Cantu begins new cancer treatment

‘Rally for Rio’ golf tourney tees off Saturday; Cantu begins new cancer treatment

Courtesy of the Glen Rose News Rio Cantu, the 18-year-old recent Glen Rose High School graduate who has been battling cancer for several years, has been approved to receive a “targeted…

Woodcrest Capital buys Stoneview property for $1.25 million

Woodcrest Capital buys Stoneview property for $1.25 million

By Kathryn Jones Editor The Stoneview residential and commercial real estate site on Tuesday sold at auction to Woodcrest Capital LLC of Fort Worth for the reserve price, $1.25 million.…

Flooding strands some residents, closes roads

Flooding strands some residents, closes roads

By Kathryn Jones Editor Torrential rains dumped 7 to 9 inches of rain on Somervell County Sunday over the course of about six hours, stranding some residents on their properties,…

Tour a tough Texas landscape with Native Plant Society chapter

Tour a tough Texas landscape with Native Plant Society chapter

Special to the Current Join the Prairie Rose Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas on July 1 to tour the unique and creative landscape of Gail Rankin. The…

County water supply ‘on tap’ to thwart drought

County water supply ‘on tap’ to thwart drought

By Kathryn Jones Editor The recent headlines about the water scarcity in Texas have been downright scary. Some Texas communities face such severe water shortages that their water supplies could…

Real estate sale could bring new growth to Glen Rose

Real estate sale could bring new growth to Glen Rose

By Kathryn Jones Editor The properties to the north, south, east and west of the U.S. Highway 67-State Highway 144 intersection have three things going for them – location, location,…

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