The Somervell County Sheriff's Department disclosed Thursday that a 50-year-old man has registered as a sex offender living in Glen Rose.

Pursuant to Chapter 62 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, the Sheriff’s Department will make the written notification in a public notice in next Wednesday's print edition.

The offender's name is Clifford Harry Hoy. His address given by the sheriff's office is 4480 #C, State Highway 144 South.

In December grand jurors in the 249th District Court indicted Hoy for indecency with a child by sexual contact.

The Texas Department of Public Safety maintains a sex offender registry that is an open record and available to the public on the DPS' Web site,

According to the registry, 20 sex offenders, not including Hoy, have registered with Glen Rose, Walnut Springs, Rainbow or Mitchell Bend addresses.

The Reporter will post more information as it becomes available.