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Envision Somervell County sets priorities for growth

Envision Somervell County sets priorities for growth

By Kathryn Jones Editor Business leaders again gathered at last week’s second work session for “Envision Somervell County” and began narrowing priorities for future economic growth. More than 50 people…

County attorney asks for AG opinion on hospital board terms

County attorney asks for AG opinion on hospital board terms

Courtesy Glen Rose News County Attorney Andrew Lucas last week officially requested that the Texas Attorney General’s office issue an opinion to resolve the issue of the tie vote between…

Commissioners set ceiling for property tax rate

Commissioners set ceiling for property tax rate

By Kathryn Jones Editor Somervell County Commissioners on Monday set a proposed property tax rate of 41.622 cents per $100 in property valuations for new budget year. Voting on a…

Audit shows missing cash at Expo Center

Audit shows missing cash at Expo Center

By Kathryn Jones Editor A routine county audit of operations at the Somervell County Expo Center turned up several discrepancies, including missing cash from several events. County Auditor Brian Watts…

Hospital board to seek attorney general opinion on directors’ terms

Hospital board to seek attorney general opinion on directors’ terms

Courtesy of the Glen Rose News The Somervell County Hospital District board last week voted to ask the Texas Attorney General for an opinion about whether two board members who…

GRMC quality of care fares well in data comparison

GRMC quality of care fares well in data comparison

By Kathryn Jones Editor A new app on the quality of care at more than 300 Texas hospitals shows that Glen Rose Medical Center fared well in key quality-of-care indicators…

A remembrance of John Graves a year after his passing

A remembrance of John Graves a year after his passing

By Julie Gutierrez Texan News Service John Graves wrote 10 books in his lifetime before he died in Glen Rose at age 92 last year on July 31 last. His…

County judge to propose slight tax rate increase as Comanche Peak value slides

County judge to propose slight tax rate increase as Comanche Peak value slides

By Kathryn Jones Editor County Judge Mike Ford on Tuesday filed a proposed budget for the next fiscal year that includes raising the property tax rate by a little more…

Hospital board to consider budget, social media, member terms

Hospital board to consider budget, social media, member terms

From Staff Reports The Somervell County Hospital District board’s agenda for its regular monthly meeting this Thursday calls for it to discuss and take action on the proposed budget for…

Comanche Peak’s taxable value set at $1.95 billion

Comanche Peak’s taxable value set at $1.95 billion

By Kathryn Jones Editor Luminant, operator of the Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant, announced Thursday it reached an agreement with the Somervell Central Appraisal District for the taxable value of…