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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.…

Letter to the Editor: Disengaged in the democratic process? How’s that working for you?

Letter to the Editor: Disengaged in the democratic process? How’s that working for you?

  I’ve been thinking about our democracy, free speech and the power of a vote as I await Thursday’s meeting of the Somervell County Hospital Board with its agenda to…

Letter to the Editor: Enough with the hospital board

Letter to the Editor: Enough with the hospital board

Chip Harrison, John Parker, Eugene Brode and Paul Harper, four of seven board members for our Hospital District, voted for what appears to be a secretly negotiated contract for additional…

Letter to the Editor: Hospital district board drama

Letter to the Editor: Hospital district board drama

    If you missed the July 31 board of directors meeting for the Somervell County Hospital District, you can watch the posted videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/GlenRoseMedCenter) The drama doesn’t start until…

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…

Letter to the Editor: Hospital makes community stronger

Letter to the Editor: Hospital makes community stronger

Thank you for your unbiased support to the citizens of Glen Rose and Somervell County regarding the establishment of the PAC for a Hospital District and for the future of…

Letter to the editor: Analysis of the hospital district election

Letter to the editor: Analysis of the hospital district election

(The following letter has been corrected to state those candidates supporting the district received 58.4 percent of the total vote, not 58.9 percent.) A report of the recent election and…

Letter to the editor: ‘Lost opportunity’ for informed decision on tire recycling plant

Letter to the editor: ‘Lost opportunity’ for informed decision on tire recycling plant

My article last week was written in an attempt to appease the naysayers  and dissenters. That was a mistake. It was ludicrous to call for more investigation of a company…

Letter to the Editor: A wish list for Glen Rose activities

I submit this humbly as a new transplant to Somervell County. I recently met some tourists at a distant bed & breakfast who remarked how much they enjoy visiting Glen…

Letter to the Editor: Keep pushing to revitalize downtown

Letter to the Editor: Keep pushing to revitalize downtown

I have attended every downtown  meeting since last fall to help with revitalization efforts and regret being unable to attend the most recent meeting. According to reports, it was a…

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