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UT study of Longhorn genome traces global ancestry back to Columbus

UT study of Longhorn genome traces global ancestry back to Columbus

By Daniel Oppenheimer University of Texas College of Natural Sciences Texas Longhorn cattle have a hybrid global ancestry, according to a study by University of Texas at Austin researchers published in the Proceedings…

AgriLife Extension sets annual Texas Deer Study Group for April 18-19 in Glen Rose

AgriLife Extension sets annual Texas Deer Study Group for April 18-19 in Glen Rose

By Steve Burns Texas AgriLife Extension Service The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct its annual Texas Deer Study Group April 18 to 19 in Glen Rose. The first day’s classroom-style…

Friends of the Brazos river cleanup to be held April 6

Friends of the Brazos river cleanup to be held April 6

Special to the Current Friends of the Brazos will hold its annual Brazos River cleanup on Saturday, April 6. Volunteers are needed to assist for a few hours with the…

Go native! Local chapter of Native Plant Society of Texas to be formed March 9

Go native! Local chapter of Native Plant Society of Texas to be formed March 9

  Special to the Current Native plants can bring beauty, economy, environmental friendliness and even wildlife to a garden. A local chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas is…

Golf course gets right to irrigate with Brazos water again

Golf course gets right to irrigate with Brazos water again

By Kathryn Jones Editor Just in time to get the greens ready for spring duffers, Squaw Valley Golf Course has won back the right to irrigate its courses again with…

The Undercurrent: A river runs through us

The Undercurrent: A river runs through us

By Kathryn Jones Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about John Graves’ book Goodbye to a River. The Brazos has been on my mind as the Somervell County Commissioners Court again…

John Graves’ letter to the TCEQ on the Brazos water ‘shrinkage’

John Graves’ letter to the TCEQ on the Brazos water ‘shrinkage’

In 2005 John Graves, author of the classic Goodbye a River, wrote the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality expressing his concern after the “increasingly great and damaging shrinkage in flow”…

Commissioners reaffirm support for extending John Graves Scenic Riverway

Commissioners reaffirm support for extending John Graves Scenic Riverway

By Kathryn Jones Editor A move to extend the John Graves Scenic Riverway to Somervell County and offer more protection to the Brazos River paddled forward on Monday. Somervell County…

Commissioners to vote on extending John Graves Scenic Riverway

Commissioners to vote on extending John Graves Scenic Riverway

By Kathryn Jones Editor Somervell County Commissioners on Monday will consider whether to extend the John Graves Scenic Riverway designation for the Brazos River through Somervell County. A similar resolution…

Brazos River Water Report

Brazos River Water Report

Read the latest report, “Construing Speculative Use”…