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Special Report: Hospital District Election — How Somervell County got into the hospital business

Special Report: Hospital District Election — How Somervell County got into the hospital business

Second in a series By Kathryn Jones Editor A lot of people in Somervell County get emotional when they talk about Glen Rose Medical Center. Some residents were born at…

Letter to the Editor: Why Charley Thomas changed his mind about the hospital district and became a ‘turncoat’

Letter to the Editor: Why Charley Thomas changed his mind about the hospital district and became a ‘turncoat’

I am a “turncoat”! I have been called a turncoat because I strongly opposed the hospital district before and I strongly support the hospital district this time. What changed my…

Letter to the Editor: Local control is key issue in hospital district election

Letter to the Editor: Local control is key issue in hospital district election

Following is my assessment of the current situation regarding the Glen Rose Medical Center and the upcoming election for a hospital district. The news reports, political ads, comments attributed to…

The Undercurrent: Anti-Tax Brigade clouds message with lack of transparency

The Undercurrent: Anti-Tax Brigade clouds message with lack of transparency

Issues of importance deserve healthy debate – especially for a significant subject such as local health care and who should pay for it. The May 11 election to vote for…

Letter to the Editor: Somervell County Anti-Tax Brigade violates Texas Election Code laws

Letter to the Editor: Somervell County Anti-Tax Brigade violates Texas Election Code laws

Well now, Mr. Wayne Widner saw fit to respond to my last letter. Guess he felt like he had to after my accusations about him. He states that he is…

Letter to the Editor: The ‘Big Top’ … or ‘pup tent’

Letter to the Editor: The ‘Big Top’ … or ‘pup tent’

Whether we like it or not, Somervell County registered voters will be casting ballots for the creation of a hospital district on May 11, 2013.  You have the opportunity to…

Interview: GRMC CEO Ray Reynolds on the hospital’s financial crisis and the hospital district election

Interview: GRMC CEO Ray Reynolds on the hospital’s financial crisis and the hospital district election

With the election to form a new taxing entity, a hospital district, approaching on May 11, the Glen Rose Current’s editor, Kathryn Jones, recently sat down with Ray Reynolds, chief executive officer…

Letter to the Editor: Hospital district ‘good for the town’

Letter to the Editor: Hospital district ‘good for the town’

I raised my family in Glen Rose since 1983 and have seen many changes, some good and some for only a certain group of people. I believe if you are…

Letter to the Editor: Anti-Tax Brigade needs to do the math

Letter to the Editor: Anti-Tax Brigade needs to do the math

(Editor’s note: This letter is in response to ads that a loose-knit group calling itself the “Somervell County Anti-Tax Brigade” has been running for several weeks in a local newspaper.…

Special Report: Hospital District Election — Supporters, foes launch marketing campaigns

Special Report: Hospital District Election — Supporters, foes launch marketing campaigns

This is the first in a series of upcoming reports about the proposed Somervell County Hospital District. By Kathryn Jones Editor Supporters and opponents of a proposed hospital district are…

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