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Marine Mllitary Recruiter Who Worked in Local KY School Up for Rape Charges (salon) Better watch your kiddies around those recruiters that hang out at high schools. Arthur Pledger has been working at Valley High School for the past few years.  He is a marine recruiter at the hig.....- 12/10/2008 1:26:47 PM
Bush Administration Wants to PUsh Through Pollution Near National Parks On Its Way Out (salon) I cannot possibly despise the Bush administration any more than I do now... but what kind of person wants to set up despoiling our natural environment just before he leaves office.. where one hopes th.....- 12/10/2008 1:18:27 PM
Speaking of Pollution-In order NOT TO GET SUED,Energy Futures aka Luminant Agrees to Higher Pollution Standard (salon) Gee. That's swell! Energy Future Holdings said Tuesday that it has agreed to abide by a more demanding pollution standard for its 1,600-megawatt Oak Grove power plant under construction in Robertson C.....- 12/10/2008 1:09:42 PM
Old Car Junker Replacement Program Sponsored by Kip Averitt Not Doing So Well (salon) A little background And let me just say that it's a little ironic that, in that corporate welfare bill for trains, the idea is that its for getting junkers off the road to clean up the air. This .....- 12/10/2008 1:05:32 PM
We Hear-Agenda for GRISD School Board Set and Joelle Ogletree Not On It (salon) We suspected this would happen when we attended the school board meeting a few weeks ago and found that they don't have to specifically cast a vote against letting Ogletree be a formal volunteer for t.....- 12/10/2008 12:53:20 PM
Glen Rose (TX) Quarterback Going to UNT in Denton -Derek Thompson (salon) From the Denton Record-ChronicleOral commitments are non-binding. The first day recruits in the Class of 2009 can sign a national letter of intent is Feb. 4.Thompson (6-4, 220) threw for 2,394 yards a.....- 12/10/2008 12:38:33 PM
Audio of City of Glen Rose Town Council Meeting December 8, 2008 (salon) MP3 (best to right click and save to your hard drive to listen-22 mg)-More pics here. Ken Prikryl Public Hearing approval of final plat on NE Barnard St - planned development. About 2:04 Ken P's reque.....- 12/10/2008 12:29:18 PM
In Johnson County (Texas) Mud Spills from Drilling Contractors Costing Thousands of Dollars (salon) I'm sure it must be somewhat the same for Somervell as well. I notice in the article that quite often these spills have no owner, and even though the company that caused the spill is supposed to clear.....- 12/10/2008 10:22:12 AM
Great Idea! Bill To Require Grocery Stores to Try to Sell You Reusable Bags Before Bagging Plastic (salon) The last few times I've been at HEB in Stephenville, I've seen a sign in the parking lot that reminds people they can buy reusable grocery bags; I always see this sign as I'm loading my groceries in h.....- 12/10/2008 10:15:41 AM
Wah! Jerry *Guns in Parks* Patterson Concerned Obama Will Repeal Concealed Weapons In Park Lift (salon) Um. Is there some friggin reason Crazy Texans like Patterson want to shoot guns in every single frigging park? I mean, when *I* go to a park, I like to think I'm not hearing people hauling out guns an.....- 12/10/2008 10:07:52 AM
A Few Downtown Glen Rose Holiday Pics (salon) After I left the city council meeting last night (posting about that later tonight or tomorrow), I was struck with how beautiful the courtnouse looks all decked out in holiday cheer.These other pics r.....- 12/9/2008 5:16:45 PM
Robert DiNero Wept Tears of RELIEF when Obama was Elected (salon) After I left the city council meeting last night (posting about that later tonight or tomorrow), I was struck with how beautiful the courtnouse looks all decked out in holiday cheer.These other pics r.....- 12/9/2008 9:09:50 AM
Supreme Court Declines Candy Cane Religious Free Speech Case (salon) That would be the Curry v Hensinger case, (Joel Curry) From news item today. Here's what the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals said at the time."Joel’s candy cane with the religious card attache.....- 12/9/2008 9:04:48 AM
Merry Christmas for the Chosen Few (pstern)   The financial sector already has a $700 BILLION Merry Christmas. The big 3 auto-makers look like they will get $15 BILLION before the end of the week. Citicorp is licking its fin.....- 12/8/2008 11:20:30 PM
Dinner Tuesday December 9 with Energy Expert David Freeman About Comanche Peak Nuclear Reactors (salon) Sent in by SEED Sustainable Energy and Economic Development (SEED) Coalition. We are helping organize an editorial-board tour in Texas with Energy Expert David Freeman.Come join us this Tuesday for di.....- 12/8/2008 3:33:03 PM
Snark O Day-Because Pamela Anderson is Trashy (salon) Sent in by SEED Sustainable Energy and Economic Development (SEED) Coalition. We are helping organize an editorial-board tour in Texas with Energy Expert David Freeman.Come join us this Tuesday for di.....- 12/8/2008 8:08:18 AM
Humorous-Found Evolutionary Artifact in Kitzmiller Vs Dover -From Intelligent Design Panda Book (salon) Made me laugh. Through painstaking sifting through the record, however, Forrest eventually found the holy grail: a perfect intermediate. Creation Biology (1983), p. 3-34: “Evolutionist.....- 12/7/2008 5:17:31 PM
I Confess- I Don't understand all the controversy about the Science Teks by the Texas State BOE (salon) It isn't even whether I agree or disagree, I just don't get why the language change with "strengths and weaknesses* is a hot button. Here's what I propose to do. I have recorded 8 hours of the TB.....- 12/7/2008 6:15:46 PM
Your Crime? You Run a Food Co-Op-So Ve Sent Our Storm Troopers To Terrorize You (salon) It isn't even whether I agree or disagree, I just don't get why the language change with "strengths and weaknesses* is a hot button. Here's what I propose to do. I have recorded 8 hours of the TB.....- 12/7/2008 12:35:34 AM
No Hearing for YOU! TCEQ Approves Tommy Davis/Slick Machines Permit to TEAR DOWN CHALK MOUNTAIN (salon) I hadn\'t gotten the paper yet this week, saw it online at the Glen Rose Reporter site. PFFFFFFFFFFFFFFT What\'s ridic is that the article says that people can still make comments about it .....- 12/7/2008 12:19:12 AM
Does A Single Abortion Increase A Woman's Risk of Emotional Problems? Nope. (salon) I hadn\'t gotten the paper yet this week, saw it online at the Glen Rose Reporter site. PFFFFFFFFFFFFFFT What\'s ridic is that the article says that people can still make comments about it .....- 12/7/2008 12:08:46 AM
Meow! Awful Truth on The Bushies Moving to Preston Hollow (salon) Cannot tell you how much the Highland Park snobs are breathing easier, as that's the really snooty hood Laura had been sniffing around earlier. This is more like Brentwood to Beverly Hills, more prete.....- 12/7/2008 12:04:40 AM
Audio- Somervell County Commissioner's Court October 2008 (salon) Have been meaning to put up audio for awhile-the court changed the way they save audio files, and it's a series of little bitty mp3s-apparently it's some new recording software or new machine that, in.....- 12/6/2008 11:51:57 PM
Why Should Automakers Get Bailed Out When They Can Afford 50 MILLION BUCKS For Lobbying in 9 months? (salon) Have been meaning to put up audio for awhile-the court changed the way they save audio files, and it's a series of little bitty mp3s-apparently it's some new recording software or new machine that, in.....- 12/6/2008 5:27:31 PM
Finally! Supreme Court to review Bush's odious Enemy Combatent Offenses (salon) Just as he's about to leave. How convenient.The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide whether the president may order that people picked up in the United States be detained indefinitely and without cr.....- 12/6/2008 1:46:52 PM
Haha! How Fun! Half the Residents of Cranfills Gap, Texas To Be Flown to Vegas Next Weekend (salon) Saw this in the DMN. Cranfills Gap is called the quintessential American Town and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Bureau decided to send the ones who can go up to Vegas next weekend. I drove thr.....- 12/6/2008 10:23:17 AM
Obama's Economic Plan Includes New Deal-Like Infrastructure Rebuilds-But Will it Include Toll Roads? (salon) Ilike reading articles like this but there aren't any details, really, on how he plans to bring about rebuilding our country's highways and bridges. I do NOT WANT PPP TOLL ROADS. And, in fact, if our .....- 12/6/2008 9:52:37 AM
Gee-Should Kenneth Copeland's 3.6 MILLION Dollar Jet be Tax-Exempt? Tarrant County Says NO! (salon) I don't know what the fool happened to Senator Grassley's investigation of Kenneth Copeland, but I'm glad to see that Copeland's bid to do all sorts of things as a tax-emempt organization are being ca.....- 12/6/2008 9:39:36 AM
WHY is a woman who has contempt for public education on the Texas State Board of Education? (salon) One wonders-do people who voted her in even pay attention to what she believes????An Austin watchdog group has called for the removal of State Board of Education member Cynthia Dunbar, R-Richmond, fro.....- 12/6/2008 9:32:55 AM
Tom Cruise is Creepy O Day-And So's Katie Holmes Cruise (salon) At first when I read this (and saw the Uber photos) I thought it was really cold-chills-up-the-back creepy that Cruise bought Holmes an engagement ring after their FIRST DATE. But, um, she accepted. S.....- 12/5/2008 4:41:42 PM
Heh! *Thou Shalt Not Steal*- Atheist Sign in WA Stolen and then Found in Ditch (salon) BackgroundFirst Building managers say the atheist display was seen intact at about 6:15 a.m. today, but reported missing at about 7:30 a.m.But foundThe incident will not stifle the group's message, Ga.....- 12/5/2008 4:12:26 PM
More Jobs Lost in November, the most in THIRTY FOUR YEARS (salon) BackgroundFirst Building managers say the atheist display was seen intact at about 6:15 a.m. today, but reported missing at about 7:30 a.m.But foundThe incident will not stifle the group's message, Ga.....- 12/5/2008 4:06:07 PM
More interesting Civil Cases Filed in Somervell County (salon) Following is me putting an abstract of the filed case, not necessarily verbatim. Cooper/McKay versus Graham- William Cooper died on April 8. 2008 as a result, the suit alleges, of a motor vehic.....- 12/5/2008 3:44:29 PM
Heh! Wild Night at the Wild Rose Inn (Bed And Breakfast in Glen Rose Texas) (salon) Saw this very funny story via the Hagerstown, MD Herald-Mail news -has a nice photo of Sheilah Carter Keeling on the link."We're full, but try the Wild Rose Inn down the street," a poli.....- 12/5/2008 12:14:12 PM
Barnett Shale Drilling at a 2 Year Low (December 2008) (salon) from the Ft Worth Star-TelegramAs of Nov. 21, the latest count available, there were 186 active rigs in 15 North Texas counties, according to RigData. The count has been nearly always above 200 since .....- 12/5/2008 12:00:27 PM
*Organic* Chickens Contaminated by Melamine? (salon) Saw this on treehugger.The other day someone told me that she wished there was a place to get fresh/dressed chicken, rather than getting them from the grocery store. I've never actually had a fresh ch.....- 12/5/2008 11:25:41 AM
How Being Hyper-Attentive to Politics has made me Non-Religious (salon) During the election season, I was quite interested in how the process was playing out, who was winning, what methods they were employing, and all the minutia about the campaigns. For me, it was not on.....- 12/5/2008 10:44:58 AM
What are YOU Personally Doing to Gear Up For/Survive the Recession? (salon) I'mGoing to grow a garden-I had some real problems with deer eating the whole thing the last couple of years, but I've been told that putting two electric wires around the garden, about 2 feet apart, .....- 12/5/2008 9:26:52 AM
No Inoculations: U.S. Economic Plague Runs Its Course (pstern) For the past 8 years I have been writing and prophecizing about the demise of our economic system and expressed my concerns about the mismanagement of the Bush administration and the ever-increasing r.....- 12/5/2008 7:48:04 AM
Scum! Bush Administration REALLY Wants to Mine Uranium Near the Grand Canyon (salon) Here's what I don't get-it sure sounds like the BLM is trying to make its own law, instead of Congress.  Bush and his cronies cannot be gone too soon....WASHINGTON (AP) - The Bush administration .....- 12/4/2008 10:38:41 PM
Should Kentucky's Homeland Security Law Say that It Requires God to Keep People Safe? (salon) Lawsuit says NO.More"I'm not aware of any other state or commonwealth that is attempting to dump their clear responsibility for protecting their citizens onto God or any other mythological creatu.....- 12/4/2008 8:32:53 PM
Free Can of Dr Pepper -(But it's not as Good as Dublin Dr Pepper!) (salon) Lawsuit says NO.More"I'm not aware of any other state or commonwealth that is attempting to dump their clear responsibility for protecting their citizens onto God or any other mythological creatu.....- 12/4/2008 8:26:49 PM
Heh! Motrin Pulls Ad After Outraged Mommies Attack about Baby Packs (salon) I gotta say, when my babies were little, I carried them around in a front pack. I didn't really trust the backpacks, because I was always afraid I wouldn't judge distances or widths correctly and bang.....- 12/4/2008 8:23:25 PM
Lawsuit Over Govt Prayer in Jesus Name Thrown Out Because Taxpayers Have no Standing to Sue .. HUH? (salon) I've actually seen information about this lawsuit from other sources that want to gloss over the fact that the merits of this case, whether it's okay for government officials to say prayers that aren'.....- 12/4/2008 8:14:45 PM
Nuclear Regulatory Commission has Accepted Luminant's App for 2 More Comanche Peak Reactors-for Review (salon) From the Fort Worth Star-TelegramThe NRC said it is reviewing for certification the reactor design Luminant proposes to use: an advanced pressurized-water reactor from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, whi.....- 12/4/2008 8:14:24 PM
Fixing to try getting raw milk that's somewhere around Glen Rose (salon) From the Fort Worth Star-TelegramThe NRC said it is reviewing for certification the reactor design Luminant proposes to use: an advanced pressurized-water reactor from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, whi.....- 12/4/2008 8:00:54 PM
Heh! Would you PAY to go watch the Worst Movies? (salon) From the Fort Worth Star-TelegramThe NRC said it is reviewing for certification the reactor design Luminant proposes to use: an advanced pressurized-water reactor from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, whi.....- 12/4/2008 5:19:48 AM
Sigh. Watched the last episode of Rome last night (salon) from Netflix. I didn't watch it originally on HBO but my brother told me about it a few months ago. You want to talk about every single type of excessive action that the writers could thrown in? There.....- 12/4/2008 5:31:40 AM
Wal-Mart stampede proves US has not hit rock bottom yet (joe) The stampede of people who could not wait until 5am to get into a Wal-Mart where they trampled an employee killing him without any sense of remorse or spirit to help thier fellow man in the time when .....- 12/2/2008 9:15:01 PM
The Beautiful Park by the Expo Center in Glen Rose (salon) The stampede of people who could not wait until 5am to get into a Wal-Mart where they trampled an employee killing him without any sense of remorse or spirit to help thier fellow man in the time when .....- 12/2/2008 9:33:29 PM
On Gov Napolitano, soon to be DHS head and the Border Fence (salon) The stampede of people who could not wait until 5am to get into a Wal-Mart where they trampled an employee killing him without any sense of remorse or spirit to help thier fellow man in the time when .....- 12/2/2008 1:26:23 PM
Quick! Get in line for your government bail-out! (pstern) Everyone's got the gimme's  What's a guy or gal to do?  We all need more money to pay-off our bills and mortgages, but getting some more money isn't easy --- unless, of course.....- 12/2/2008 12:43:25 PM
Videos from the Freedom from Religion Convention in October 2007 (salon) One more thing I saw while rooting around. Haven't watched much of the videos yet, but have to love it that the convention starts out with a George Gershwin song, "It Ain't Necessarily so" a.....- 12/2/2008 12:30:31 PM
Video-One more Snark at Sarah Palin (salon) One more thing I saw while rooting around. Haven't watched much of the videos yet, but have to love it that the convention starts out with a George Gershwin song, "It Ain't Necessarily so" a.....- 12/2/2008 12:28:58 PM
What Does the Bible Say About Abortion-From the Freedom from Religion Site (salon) While looking at information about the court case currently before the Supreme Court about the Summi monument in the park, I saw this discussion about abortion.  Here's partWhen Does Life Begin?A.....- 12/2/2008 11:46:39 AM
Tomorrow-Can Companies Break the Law and Then Have Congress Bail Them Out? (salon) Thank goodness for EFFCongress on July 9 gave the president the power to grant immunity to the carriers.The EFF is now challenging the immunity legislation on the grounds that it seeks to circumvent t.....- 12/1/2008 11:20:38 PM
LOVE this-Bicycle Buses! (salon) Thank goodness for EFFCongress on July 9 gave the president the power to grant immunity to the carriers.The EFF is now challenging the immunity legislation on the grounds that it seeks to circumvent t.....- 12/1/2008 10:38:44 PM
Ya know, I do NOT Care about who Obama Puts in his Cabinet-... but this made me laugh (salon) From ThinkProgressP.S. You probably won't see me writing much at all about who Obama is picking or not until after he gets sworn in and I see what he actually DOES. The rest of this just seems to me l.....- 12/1/2008 9:20:28 PM
Some *Frowny Face* Pics of Crescent Moon, Jupiter and Venus Taken at about 6:44 pM CST (salon) DANG, it is sure COLD outside. I don't know if I missed the lineup or if they're about to line up, but if you put the pics upside DOWN, it would make a frowny face (what they are NOT is the lights I'v.....- 12/1/2008 7:05:06 PM
Atheist Sign Joins Nativity Scene in Olympia WA (salon) from KHQThe atheist sign was unveiled Monday by Washington members of the Freedom From Religion Foundation. It reads, in part, "Religion is but myth and superstition that hardens hearts and ensla.....- 12/1/2008 6:18:53 PM
Sky Show Tonight in the Southwest-20 mins after sundown for a FROWNY FACE-December 1 2008 (salon) National GeographicCome to think of it, I wonder if I've been seeing Jupiter and and Venus the last few nights in the southwest. After dark, I've seen what looked like 2 airplane lights lined up almos.....- 12/1/2008 4:08:12 PM
Interesting Civil Court Case Against Cowtown Pipeline in Somervell County (salon) Here's the thrust of it. Suppose you allow an oil and gas company to have an easement to put in a pipeline, but you also have a legal agreement signed that says that they can't damage or clear trees/b.....- 12/1/2008 4:01:40 PM
Parents Sue Austin School District Over Sex Offender Check System (salon) The beef by the parents, who aren't listed in the Texas sex offender system, is that they believe having their license scanned and held by a private company, Raptor Systems  violates th.....- 12/1/2008 11:08:54 AM
Sid Miller (Tx House District 59) To File Bill that will allow Horse Floaters To Continue (salon) Was reading an article this morning about a bill being filed that would prevent anyone but a veternarian from floating (or smoothing) horses teeth. Pretty much an outcry about it.With nonvet specialis.....- 12/1/2008 10:46:04 AM
Financials for Quicksilver in Glen Rose (salon) from Nov 20 08Quicksilver Resources Inc. (NYSE:KWK - News) announced that its board of directors has approved a $600 million capital budget for 2009, which includes approximately $400 million for dril.....- 11/30/2008 1:37:59 PM
Bud Kennedy Mentions Loco Coyote Grill in Glen Rose (salon) Was reading this article about good places to eat around the area, at least west of Fort Worth and saw this.Loco Coyote Grill, the original Hammond family steakhouse and barbecue restaurant, is open T.....- 11/30/2008 1:34:30 PM
Housekeeping Update on Somervell County Salon AND Bringing Back Feature (salon) Have updated the list of video and audio from meetings or other related Somervell County events that we have attended. In some cases, I  may have moved the content to a different location an.....- 11/30/2008 12:53:32 PM
You Aren't Christian Enough to Play in the Finals- High School Christian Sports Association (salon) What happens when aChristian Sports Association is perfectly happy to have teams to play against from other so-called christian schools, but won't let the high school athletes go to the finals or join.....- 11/30/2008 11:05:35 AM
NAIS DoubleTalk O Day- NAIS Not Mandatory but We'll Register Your Premises Anyway (salon) Read this...“No producer will be mandated to register the premises. If they are part of a regulated activity or program and opt not to register their premises, a premises identification number w.....- 11/28/2008 11:54:22 PM
Manipulating the Energy Markets in Texas-Energy Futures aka TXU Pays Big Fine (salon) First, a little background to bring you up to speed or refresh your memory. Now,today- Luminant/Energy Futures formerly known as TXU is going to pay out $15 million bucks in case about manipulating th.....- 11/28/2008 11:11:31 PM
Now Let's Analyze Where the Money Given to Sid Miller (Tx House District 59) Came From (salon) Just posted the last TEC (Texas Ethics Commision) reports on campaign monies for Sid Miller, from October 2008. Now, let's LOOK at who is paying the most to Miller, and perhaps consider why that might.....- 11/28/2008 11:38:48 AM
WISDOM (humanbeing) Just posted the last TEC (Texas Ethics Commision) reports on campaign monies for Sid Miller, from October 2008. Now, let's LOOK at who is paying the most to Miller, and perhaps consider why that might.....- 11/28/2008 9:55:23 AM
Sid Miller (Texas House District 59) More Campaign Contributions for October 2008 (salon) Got the first 30 days report from October 7, here.. Now the rest.From October 7, 2008, 8 days before the electionReceipts, sorted by the most to the least. (in other words, who gave Miller the most mo.....- 11/28/2008 10:11:50 AM
Senator Kip Averitt (Texas Senate District 22) Personal Financial Statement from 2007 (salon) Via the Texas Watchdog site. here's the PDFSources of Occupational Income, FILER Employed by another, Ryan 100 Congress Ave, Austin, Texas 78701Was wondering what this is. It's a tax service company. .....- 11/28/2008 9:42:18 AM
Personal Financial Statement of Sid Miller(Texas House District 59) for 2007-Redux (salon) I noticed the other day that there's a new site that has gotten all the Texas Legislature Personal Financial Statements and put them online. That site if TexasWatchdog.org. Also has a pretty nice goog.....- 11/28/2008 9:27:29 AM
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