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Drillers, but not fracking, tied to tainted waters

Drillers, but not fracking, tied to tainted waters

https://www.texastribune.org/2014/09/15/drillers-not-fracking-tied-tainted-water/ By Jim Malewitz Texas Tribune Oil and gas activities – but not hydraulic fracturing – tainted drinking water wells atop North Texas’ Barnett Shale and Pennsylvania’s Marcellus formation, according…

My Farmtastic Life: Drama donkey

My Farmtastic Life: Drama donkey

By Tammy Ammon As I’ve mentioned before, this farm mama has a day job, which occasionally calls for me to be out of town. But thanks to Cowboy and family,…

Lee Hamilton on Congress: The summer of our discontent

Lee Hamilton on Congress: The summer of our discontent

There is great unease in the land — concern about economic inequality, disgust with scorched-earth politics in Washington. But the long reach of our history teaches that when an aroused…

Estate planning for family businesses, working farms and ranches

Estate planning for family businesses, working farms and ranches

  By Sandra W. Reed An agreement establishing the parameters of ownership, management and rights to sell or to purchase the equity position of other owners is a fundamental estate…

Analysis: School finance ruling gives candidates a talking point

Analysis: School finance ruling gives candidates a talking point

By Ross Ramsey Texas Tribune https://www.texastribune.org/2014/09/02/analysis-legislative-agenda-bench/ Give this to state district Judge John Dietz: He gave the next Legislature a purpose. This year’s general election campaigns, to be fair, are…

Farmtastic Recipe: Lemonade Cake

Farmtastic Recipe: Lemonade Cake

By Tammy Ammon Special Contributor   To celebrate the end of summer, I decided to do a little baking with one of Cowboy’s absolute favorite flavors – lemon! I came…

Patient data stolen in Chinese cyber attack on Lake Granbury Medical Center, Lakeside Physicians owner

Patient data stolen in Chinese cyber attack on Lake Granbury Medical Center, Lakeside Physicians owner

By Kathryn Jones Editor The company that owns Lake Granbury Medical Center and Lakeside Physicians clinic in Glen Rose last week informed patients that their personal data – including names,…

Judge finds Texas school finance system ‘unconstitutional’

Judge finds Texas school finance system ‘unconstitutional’

Special to the Current An Austin district judge last week held that the state’s school finance system is unconstitutional and that capturing property tax dollars to help pay for public…

Sandra Reed: Honoring the rights of surviving spouse and minor children

Sandra Reed: Honoring the rights of surviving spouse and minor children

By Sandra W. Reed The rights of the surviving spouse can be trampled when the other spouse dies, making it imperative that couples understand what those rights are and plan…

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