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Special Report: Hospital District Election — Supporters, foes launch marketing campaigns

Special Report: Hospital District Election — Supporters, foes launch marketing campaigns

This is the first in a series of upcoming reports about the proposed Somervell County Hospital District. By Kathryn Jones Editor Supporters and opponents of a proposed hospital district are…

Commissioners call hospital district election for May 11

Commissioners call hospital district election for May 11

By Kathryn Jones Editor After a standing-room-only, contentious public hearing Monday morning, Somervell County commissioners approved a petition’s order to call a hospital district election. The election will be held…

Public hearing set for Monday on hospital district election petition

Public hearing set for Monday on hospital district election petition

Somervell County Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 25, ┬áin the commissioners courtroom at the Somervell County Annex. County Judge Mike Ford will discuss the…

Relay for Life kicks off in Somervell County

Relay for Life kicks off in Somervell County

Somervell County Relay for Life will hold a kick-off party at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites. Come hear what the American Cancer…

Ford calls closed meeting to discuss countywide security

Ford calls closed meeting to discuss countywide security

By Kathryn Jones Editor County Judge Mike Ford has called for Somervell County commissioners to meet in executive session on Feb. 19 along with invited elected officials to discuss ways…

Golf course gets right to irrigate with Brazos water again

Golf course gets right to irrigate with Brazos water again

By Kathryn Jones Editor Just in time to get the greens ready for spring duffers, Squaw Valley Golf Course has won back the right to irrigate its courses again with…

Junior high to get a sheriff’s officer

Junior high to get a sheriff’s officer

By Kathryn Jones Editor Glen Rose Junior High School this week will get an officer from the Somervell County Sheriff’s Department to provide extra security. On Monday Somervell County commissioners…

Commissioners reaffirm support for extending John Graves Scenic Riverway

Commissioners reaffirm support for extending John Graves Scenic Riverway

By Kathryn Jones Editor A move to extend the John Graves Scenic Riverway to Somervell County and offer more protection to the Brazos River paddled forward on Monday. Somervell County…

Commissioners to vote on extending John Graves Scenic Riverway

Commissioners to vote on extending John Graves Scenic Riverway

By Kathryn Jones Editor Somervell County Commissioners on Monday will consider whether to extend the John Graves Scenic Riverway designation for the Brazos River through Somervell County. A similar resolution…

So you think YOUR Internet connection is slow? County switches service from Windstream to Charter

So you think YOUR Internet connection is slow? County switches service from Windstream to Charter

By Kathryn Jones Editor Somervell County is switching from the slow lane on the information superhighway to the fast lane. Mark Woolverton, the county’s IT director, Monday told the Somervell…

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