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Routh murder trial draws major media attention

Routh murder trial draws major media attention

By Dan Malone Contributing Editor Erath County goes under the microscope of local, national and international news media this week as officials move closer to the trial of the man…

Chamber to hold countywide forum on ‘Soaring to 2024′ report

Chamber to hold countywide forum on ‘Soaring to 2024′ report

Special to the Current The Glen Rose/Somervell County Chamber of Commerce this week said it will hold a countywide forum to discuss the findings of an economic development report and…

Should city voters pick the ag commissioner?

Should city voters pick the ag commissioner?

By Neena Satija Texas Tribune See the full story and graphics at https://www.texastribune.org/2014/11/06/does-texas-still-need-elected-ag-commissioner/ For more than a century, Texans have elected their agriculture commissioner, unlike more than two-thirds of states…

Tarleton student life vp departs after investigation

Tarleton student life vp departs after investigation

By Katy Tonkin Texan News Service Managing Editor “No comment.” That’s been the official response for more than a month to questions about the investigation that led to former Student…

Downtown historic district nomination to National Register wins approval

Downtown historic district nomination to National Register wins approval

Courtesy of Tarleton State University Thanks in part to research conducted by Tarleton State University students, Glen Rose has received approval for nomination of its downtown historic district to the…

Gala puts on the glitz to benefit Barnard’s Mill

Gala puts on the glitz to benefit Barnard’s Mill

By Kathryn Jones Editor Lights glimmered in tall oak trees, rhinestones sparkled on denim and stars shone from the sky and on the stage at the Somervell History Foundation’s sixth…

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…

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…

Patient data stolen in Chinese cyber attack on Lake Granbury Medical Center, Lakeside Physicians owner

Patient data stolen in Chinese cyber attack on Lake Granbury Medical Center, Lakeside Physicians owner

By Kathryn Jones Editor The company that owns Lake Granbury Medical Center and Lakeside Physicians clinic in Glen Rose last week informed patients that their personal data – including names,…

Judge finds Texas school finance system ‘unconstitutional’

Judge finds Texas school finance system ‘unconstitutional’

Special to the Current An Austin district judge last week held that the state’s school finance system is unconstitutional and that capturing property tax dollars to help pay for public…