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County water supply ‘on tap’ to thwart drought

County water supply ‘on tap’ to thwart drought

By Kathryn Jones Editor The recent headlines about the water scarcity in Texas have been downright scary. Some Texas communities face such severe water shortages that their water supplies could…

Real estate sale could bring new growth to Glen Rose

Real estate sale could bring new growth to Glen Rose

By Kathryn Jones Editor The properties to the north, south, east and west of the U.S. Highway 67-State Highway 144 intersection have three things going for them – location, location,…

Test driving the new Chisholm Trail toll road

Test driving the new Chisholm Trail toll road

By Kathryn Jones Editor They built it. Now will they come? The statement and question concern the anticipated influx of people to Johnson and Somervell counties now that the Chisholm…

Sales tax data reflects strong spring break for tourism

Sales tax data reflects strong spring break for tourism

By Kathryn Jones Editor Spring break visitors must have spent a little more this year, pushing Glen Rose’s sales tax receipts up 38.6 percent from the year before, according to…

Comanche Peak parent company wins $5.4 billion loan approval

Comanche Peak parent company wins $5.4 billion loan approval

By Kathryn Jones Editor Energy Future Holdings, parent company of energy generator Luminant, will be able to keep its businesses running under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection thanks to a $5.4…

New hospital district board gets briefing on taxes

New hospital district board gets briefing on taxes

The following is part of the transcript from the May 28 special meeting of the Somervell County Hospital District board held at the Somervell County Citizens Center. Wes Rollen, chief…

Chambers defeats Lee for county judge bid

Chambers defeats Lee for county judge bid

By Kathryn Jones Editor Somervell County voters chose Danny Chambers over challenger Jerry Lee in the Republican primary runoff for county judge. Since there’s no Democratic challenger in November, Chambers…

GRMC tops area hospital ratings in Consumer Reports

GRMC tops area hospital ratings in Consumer Reports

By Dan Malone Contributing Editor Somervell County residents concerned about the quality of health care at nearby hospitals might find an article in the May 2014 Consumer Reports magazine of…

New hospital district board sets first meeting agenda

New hospital district board sets first meeting agenda

Special to the Current The first meeting of the newly elected members of the Somervell County Hospital District is set for Tuesday, May 20, with a 19-item agenda. See it…

May 10 election results

May 10 election results

Here are the results from the May 10 election: Hospital_District_Election_5-10-14 Water_District_Election_5-10-14 School_District_Election_5-10-14…