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Chisholm Trail Parkway construction update

Special to the Current Here’s the latest from the North Texas Tollroad Authority on the Chisholm Trail Parkway construction in Johnson County: Bridges are important to the overall project, and…

Eddie Ray Routh pleads not guilty to murders of Chris Kyle, Chad Littlefield

By K’Leigh Bedingfield  Eddie Ray Routh, 25, appeared in district court in Erath County Tuesday morning for his arraignment after being indicted on one count of capital murder for the…

Hospital Authority Board, Hospital District Board to meet Tuesday

Hospital Authority Board, Hospital District Board to meet Tuesday

Special to the Current Two meetings related to the newly created Somervell County Hospital District and Glen Rose Medical Center have been called for Tuesday, June 25. The Somervell County…

‘Pray for Granbury’: City digs out after deadly tornado; death toll stands at six

‘Pray for Granbury’: City digs out after deadly tornado; death toll stands at six

By Kathryn Jones Editor Residents in Granbury picked through debris and tried put their lives back together Thursday after a deadly tornado ripped through two subdivisions the evening before, leaving…

May 11 full election returns

May 11 full election returns

Here are all the election returns from Cathy Thomas, Somervell County elections administrator:…

Special Report: Hospital District Election — Options after the votes are counted

Special Report: Hospital District Election  — Options after the votes are counted

Last in a series By Kathryn Jones Editor If this Saturday’s hospital district election passes, this is what happens next: The hospital district would become effective immediately. The new temporary…

Special Report: Hospital District Election — Rural communities grapple with keeping local hospitals open

Special Report: Hospital District Election — Rural communities grapple with keeping local hospitals open

Third in a series By Kathryn Jones Editor The headline on the story read: “County takes measures to save SMH, establish hospital district.” The newspaper account went on to describe…

Special Report: Hospital District Election — How Somervell County got into the hospital business

Special Report: Hospital District Election — How Somervell County got into the hospital business

Second in a series By Kathryn Jones Editor A lot of people in Somervell County get emotional when they talk about Glen Rose Medical Center. Some residents were born at…

Mining industry opposes John Graves riverway protection bill; House committee deadline approaches

Mining industry opposes John Graves riverway protection bill; House committee deadline approaches

By Kathryn Jones Editor Supporters and opponents of a bill to extend the John Graves Scenic Riverway designation of the Brazos River to Hood and Somervell counties testified Tuesday before…

Interview: GRMC CEO Ray Reynolds on the hospital’s financial crisis and the hospital district election

Interview: GRMC CEO Ray Reynolds on the hospital’s financial crisis and the hospital district election

With the election to form a new taxing entity, a hospital district, approaching on May 11, the Glen Rose Current’s editor, Kathryn Jones, recently sat down with Ray Reynolds, chief executive officer…

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