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Despite rain, drought still grips Texas towns

Despite rain, drought still grips Texas towns

By Mose Buchele StateImpact Texas Summer brought rain to some counties, but no relief from drought in many parts of northwest Texas. The region, like much of Texas, has been…

First Amendment rights, open government essential to democracy

First Amendment rights, open government essential to democracy

By Kelley Shannon Defending the U.S. Constitution is popular these days when it centers on gun rights, states’ rights or search and seizure protections. As we guard the principles of…

Vintage Volkswagen show Sept. 20 benefits food bank

Vintage Volkswagen show Sept. 20 benefits food bank

Special to the Current The Granbury Volks Kruzers presents “Der Volkstock” on the beautiful Glen Rose downtown square, Saturday, Sept. 20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Entry fee is…

Texas still tops Census list of highest uninsured rates

Texas still tops Census list of highest uninsured rates

By Alexa Ura Texas Tribune https://www.texastribune.org/2014/09/16/texas-tops-census-list-highest-uninsured-rate/ The rate of Texas residents without health insurance has dropped slightly but continues to outpace every other state, according to early figures released Tuesday…

Native Plant Society chapter goes ‘batty’ Oct. 4

Native Plant Society chapter goes ‘batty’ Oct. 4

Special to the Current Things promise to get a bit batty around Glen Rose on Saturday, Oct. 4. The Prairie Rose Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas hosts…

Celebrate World Rhino Day at Fossil Rim on Sept. 20

Celebrate World Rhino Day at Fossil Rim on Sept. 20

Special to the Current We’re inviting all of you to come out to Fossil Rim Wildlife Center on Saturday, Sept. 20, and celebrate all five species of rhinoceros for World…

Citizens Center activities for September

Citizens Center activities for September

Special to the Current Where has the month of September gone? Next Wednesday is already the fourth Wednesday in the month! Come celebrate September birthdays with us that day, Sept.…

Life is richer with wine

Life is richer with wine

By David White Wine demands to be shared. Enjoying a glass alone is fine, of course. But there’s an emotional component to wine appreciation. That’s a big reason why enjoying…

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,…