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Energy Future Holdings scuttles restructuring plan, still wants to spin off Luminant

Energy Future Holdings scuttles restructuring plan, still wants to spin off Luminant

By Kathryn Jones Editor Texas power giant Energy Future Holdings Corp., the parent company of Luminant and the Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant, said Thursday it was terminating its financial…

Comanche Peak parent company may scrap bankruptcy plan

Comanche Peak parent company may scrap bankruptcy plan

From staff reports Energy Future Holdings, the Texas power giant and parent company of Luminant and the Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant, said it may throw out or amend its bankruptcy…

‘Envision Somervell County’ sows seeds for progress

‘Envision Somervell County’ sows seeds for progress

By Kathryn Jones Editor Business leaders put their heads together at last week’s first work session for “Envision Somervell County” and came up with the seeds of a strategy for…

Thrift Store needs your help to stop trash, dumping

Thrift Store needs your help to stop trash, dumping

By Kathryn Jones Editor Contrary to the saying, one person’s trash is not always someone else’s treasure. On many mornings, volunteers at the Thrift Store on Vernon Street arrive to…

Hospital board hears of accreditation, approves bylaws changes

Hospital board hears of accreditation, approves bylaws changes

  Courtesy of Glen Rose News The Somervell County Hospital District board of directors at its last meeting learned that Glen Rose Medical Center again has received accreditation by a…

County officials wrangle with options to keep Expo Center open

County officials wrangle with options to keep Expo Center open

By Kathryn Jones Editor On most weekends, horse or cow trailers, pickup trucks and RVs crowd the parking lots of the Somervell County Expo Center for a longhorn show, a…

Happy Independence Day! Celebrate with parade, pancakes, fireworks, concerts and more

Happy Independence Day! Celebrate with parade, pancakes, fireworks, concerts and more

  By Kathryn Jones Editor Glen Rose’s annual 4th of July celebration is an old-fashioned display of patriotism and pageantry that attracts hundreds of residents and visitors for good reason.…

First meeting planned for ‘Envision Somervell County’

First meeting planned for ‘Envision Somervell County’

By Kathryn Jones Editor The economic development initiative known as “Envision Somervell County” plans to holds its first meeting July 17 to start positioning the city and county for economic…

Woodcrest Capital buys Stoneview property for $1.25 million

Woodcrest Capital buys Stoneview property for $1.25 million

By Kathryn Jones Editor The Stoneview residential and commercial real estate site on Tuesday sold at auction to Woodcrest Capital LLC of Fort Worth for the reserve price, $1.25 million.…

Flooding strands some residents, closes roads

Flooding strands some residents, closes roads

By Kathryn Jones Editor Torrential rains dumped 7 to 9 inches of rain on Somervell County Sunday over the course of about six hours, stranding some residents on their properties,…