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A remembrance of John Graves a year after his passing

A remembrance of John Graves a year after his passing

By Julie Gutierrez Texan News Service John Graves wrote 10 books in his lifetime before he died in Glen Rose at age 92 last year on July 31 last. His…

County judge to propose slight tax rate increase as Comanche Peak value slides

County judge to propose slight tax rate increase as Comanche Peak value slides

By Kathryn Jones Editor County Judge Mike Ford on Tuesday filed a proposed budget for the next fiscal year that includes raising the property tax rate by a little more…

Scorching weather sends scorpions scurrying inside homes

Scorching weather sends scorpions scurrying inside homes

From Staff Reports You turn on a light and you see something crawling across the floor or climbing up a wall. You lift a toilet lid and there’s one clinging…

Fresh from the garden: Fig preserves and fig jam

Fresh from the garden: Fig preserves and fig jam

By Kathryn Jones Editor If you’re lucky enough to have a producing fig tree, you know that when the figs start ripening, you have to act fast. And now is…

Hospital board to consider budget, social media, member terms

Hospital board to consider budget, social media, member terms

From Staff Reports The Somervell County Hospital District board’s agenda for its regular monthly meeting this Thursday calls for it to discuss and take action on the proposed budget for…

Get free screenings and more at health fair

Get free screenings and more at health fair

Special to the Current The annual health fair sponsored by Glen Rose Medical Center and the LDL Educational Resource Foundation unfolds on Friday, Aug. 1, with free screenings, child vaccines,…

Tammy Ammon: My Farmtastic Life

Tammy Ammon: My Farmtastic Life

[Editor’s Note: This week we introduce a new column called “My Farmtastic Life” by special contributor Tammy Ammon. Tammy and her husband, “Cowboy,” live on a beautiful patch of land…

Ross Ramsey: A conundrum for Capitol gatekeepers — who’s a reporter and who’s a lobbyist?

Ross Ramsey: A conundrum for Capitol gatekeepers — who’s a reporter and who’s a lobbyist?

By Ross Ramsey Texas Tribune https://www.texastribune.org/2014/07/28/analysis-conundrum-texas-capitol-gatekeepers/ Texas lawmakers are going to have to figure out what a reporter is. You have no reason to care about this, unless you want…

Comanche Peak’s taxable value set at $1.95 billion

Comanche Peak’s taxable value set at $1.95 billion

By Kathryn Jones Editor Luminant, operator of the Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant, announced Thursday it reached an agreement with the Somervell Central Appraisal District for the taxable value of…

Denton fracking ban could spur wider legal clash

Denton fracking ban could spur wider legal clash

By Jim Malewitz Texas Tribune https://www.texastribune.org/2014/07/25/denton-fracking-ban-could-spur-wider-legal-clash/ DENTON — Debbie Ingram understands the importance of Texas’ oil and gas industry, and she enjoys the look of a lit-up drilling rig rising…

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