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Report: Smart lawn watering could save big

Report: Smart lawn watering could save big

By Neena Satija and Aamena AhmedTexas Tribune Even Texans with the greenest of lawns water them too much, many landscape experts say. And if everyone would turn on the sprinklers…

Strawberry fields forever in Texas

Strawberry fields forever in Texas

By Kathleen Phillips Texas AgriLife Extension Service COLLEGE STATION — Having fresh, local strawberries within reach across Texas is getting closer to reality, though growers and researchers alike say producing…

Perception vs. reality when tasting wine

Perception vs. reality when tasting wine

By David White One glass of Cabernet Sauvignon was described as “powerful and heavy.” Another was described as “subtle and refined.” The only difference? The music that was playing while…

Kelley Shannon: Texas needs more ‘sunshine’ on public records

Kelley Shannon: Texas needs more ‘sunshine’ on public records

Celebrate Sunshine Week, March 15-21 By Kelley Shannon Executive Director Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas Private university police beat a man suspected of stealing a bicycle. The violent episode was…

Ross Ramsey: When local control is remote

Ross Ramsey: When local control is remote

http://www.texastribune.org/2015/03/12/analysis-local-control-sometimes/ By Ross Ramsey Executive EditorTexas Tribune Austin sounds like a miniature of Washington, D.C., in the growing legislative debate over local control — an overweening central government unhappy with…

Fossil Rim Nature Store reopens March 21

Fossil Rim Nature Store reopens March 21

  Fossil Rim Wildlife Center’s Nature Store will reopen at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 21. The address is 1789 County Road 2009, the “Overlook Road” to Fossil Rim. The store…

March schedule of events

March schedule of events

Courtesy Glen Rose Chamber of Commerce March events in the Glen Rose area: March 7-14 Spring Fling, Oakdale Park March 11 Team Roping, Somervell County Expo Center March 13 Kelly…

Chamber banquet rescheduled for March 27

Chamber banquet rescheduled for March 27

The Glen Rose Chamber of Commerce has rescheduled its annual banquet for March 27. The banquet had to be canceled and rescheduled because of winter weather. Watch for your invitation.…

Drake to demo at Barnard’s Mill meeting

Drake to demo at Barnard’s Mill meeting

  Special to the Current Barnard’s Mill Art League will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, March 10, at 6 p.m. Sculptor Margaret Drake will demonstrate the clay plaque she has…

Letter to the Editor: Opinion? Which opinion?

Letter to the Editor: Opinion? Which opinion?

  It was no surprise at the last meeting of the Somervell County Hospital Board when Eugene Brode and Paul Harper voted themselves both to be seated for two-year terms.…

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