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Hospital Authority Board, Hospital District Board to meet Tuesday

Hospital Authority Board, Hospital District Board to meet Tuesday

Special to the Current Two meetings related to the newly created Somervell County Hospital District and Glen Rose Medical Center have been called for Tuesday, June 25. The Somervell County…

Letter to the Editor: Paul Harper responds to ‘verbal attacks’ about hospital district dissolution petition

Letter to the Editor: Paul Harper responds to ‘verbal attacks’ about hospital district dissolution petition

I don’t take your verbal attacks personally, Cathy Hankins, sticks and stones! You can attack me and  the people that sign the petition all you like, it won’t stop us…

Letter to the Editor: ‘Sore losers’ behind petition to dissolve hospital district

Letter to the Editor: ‘Sore losers’ behind petition to dissolve hospital district

I am constantly baffled why anyone listens to anything the Harpers (Paul and Debbie of the Somervell County Salon blog) have to say. Just a few years ago, Paul Harper…

Petition launched to dissolve Somervell County Hospital District

Petition launched to dissolve Somervell County Hospital District

By Kathryn Jones Editor Hospital districts can turn into one of most contentious taxpayer issues. That certainly is the case in Somervell County, where a petition to dissolve a new…

Who contributed to the hospital district PAC

Who contributed to the hospital district PAC

By Kathryn Jones Editor Want to know who supported the Somervell County Hospital District Political Action Committee with their dollars? We did. So we filed a Texas Public Information Act…

Hospital district election recount does not change outcome; see who signed the petition

Hospital district election recount does not change outcome; see who signed the petition

By Kathryn Jones Editor In the interest of promoting government transparency, the Glen Rose Current recently obtained under the Texas Public Information Act a copy of the petition calling for a…

County expects hospital district opponents to request recount

County expects hospital district opponents to request recount

By Kathryn Jones Editor (This story  has been updated to reflect that the two provisional votes cast in the election are not being counted because the voters’ addresses could not…

May 11 full election returns

May 11 full election returns

Here are all the election returns from Cathy Thomas, Somervell County elections administrator:…

Special Report: Hospital District Election — Options after the votes are counted

Special Report: Hospital District Election  — Options after the votes are counted

Last in a series By Kathryn Jones Editor If this Saturday’s hospital district election passes, this is what happens next: The hospital district would become effective immediately. The new temporary…

Special Report: Hospital District Election — Rural communities grapple with keeping local hospitals open

Special Report: Hospital District Election — Rural communities grapple with keeping local hospitals open

Third in a series By Kathryn Jones Editor The headline on the story read: “County takes measures to save SMH, establish hospital district.” The newspaper account went on to describe…

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