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GRC Investigates: Brazos protection bill killed by House committee members with money ties to aggregate industry

GRC Investigates: Brazos protection bill killed by House committee members with money ties to aggregate industry

By Kathryn Jones Editor The industry lobbying group for companies that mine gravel, rock and sand along the Brazos River has contributed tens of thousands of campaign dollars to members…

County, city to hold clean-up day June 1

County, city to hold clean-up day June 1

Somervell County and the City of Glen Rose are sponsoring a clean-up day on Saturday, June 1, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is an opportunity to get rid…

Robert Burns: Weird Texas weather confuses insects

Robert Burns: Weird Texas weather confuses insects

By Robert Burns Drought and up-and-down temperatures are affecting insect behavior – everything from honeybee behavior to delayed emergence of pests, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist.…

Native Plant Society’s May 7 program to focus on Monarch butterflies

Native Plant Society’s May 7 program to focus on Monarch butterflies

The next meeting of the Prairie Rose Chapter of the Texas Native Plant Society will feature guest speaker Gary Hinds, Rio Brazos Master Naturalist, presenting a program on Monarch Butterflies.…

Texas A&M forester to speak May 13 about impact of drought on trees

Texas A&M forester to speak May 13 about impact of drought on trees

We all care about our trees and want to preserve them for many years to come. To learn more about this, please join the Somervell County Master Gardeners for its…

Mining industry opposes John Graves riverway protection bill; House committee deadline approaches

Mining industry opposes John Graves riverway protection bill; House committee deadline approaches

By Kathryn Jones Editor Supporters and opponents of a bill to extend the John Graves Scenic Riverway designation of the Brazos River to Hood and Somervell counties testified Tuesday before…

House committee to hold hearing Tuesday on Brazos bill

House committee to hold hearing Tuesday on Brazos bill

By Kathryn Jones Editor A bill to extend the John Graves Scenic Riverway designation on the Brazos River through Hood and Somervell counties will get a hearing in Austin on…

Fossil Rim, Tarleton sign formal agreement to foster learning, research

Fossil Rim, Tarleton sign formal agreement to foster learning, research

  By Kurt Mogonye Tarleton State University STEPHENVILLE — Officials from both Tarleton State University and Fossil Rim Wildlife Center gathered Wednesday to formally create a partnership that will implement…

Texans urged to save 40 gallons of water, save money

Texans urged to save 40 gallons of water, save money

By Kay Ledbetter Texas AgriLife Extension Service COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is strengthening its challenge to Texans to save millions of gallons of water annually as…

John Graves riverway protection bill moves forward

John Graves riverway protection bill moves forward

By Kathryn Jones Editor A bill to extend the John Graves Scenic Riverway designation to the Brazos River through Hood and Somervell counties is moving forward in the Texas Legislature.…