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Texas Public Information 2014 Handbook

Texas Public Information 2014 Handbook

Click here for a link to a pdf of the Public Information Handbook 2014…

Texas Tribune: Locations of fracking disposal wells

Texas Tribune: Locations of fracking disposal wells

The number of disposal wells – where wastewater, often from hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” operations is disposed of – is surging statewide. The nonprofit Texas Tribune website has mapped data…

County candidates’ campaign finances disclosed

County candidates’ campaign finances disclosed

  By Kathryn Jones Editor The high-stakes race for Somervell County judge is attracting the biggest bucks from political contributors, campaign finance records show. Not surprisingly, compared with other local…

Texas Railroad Commission: Facts about oil and gas disposal wells

Texas Railroad Commission: Facts about oil and gas disposal wells

What purpose do saltwater disposal wells serve? Oil and gas reservoirs are found in porous rock formations that also usually contain significant amounts of saltwater. In Texas, the saltwater produced…

Texas Tribune: Child poverty by county

Texas Tribune: Child poverty by county

[Editor's Note: The following report from the Texas Tribune shows that Somervell County ranks low, 223rd out of 254 Texas counties, for child poverty. However, the number of children in…

Texas DPS Sex Offender Registry for Somervell County

Following is the latest information from the Texas Department of Public Safety, which maintains a sex offender registry on its website that is searchable by ZIP code and county. To…

Minutes of council executive session on city administrator, city secretary

Minutes of council executive session on city administrator, city secretary

The Glen Rose Current has obtained the unofficial minutes of the June 13 Glen Rose City Council executive session called on two personnel matters relating to the city administrator and the…

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…

TCEQ regulated entities in Somervell County

Want to know who and what the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regulates in Somervell County? Following is the list on TCEQ’s website. Anyone can go to the following link…

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…

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