Glen Rose news in brief

Compiled by Jay Hinton
Glen Rose Reporter

Crawfish Boil at Oakdale

Oakdale RV Resort and Motor Court is hosting a crawfish boil on Saturday, Feb. 13, from 2-5 p.m. Tickets are $25 each. Parking is $5 and there is a $5 BOYB cooler fee. Food will be provided by Grill 214, and Zak Webb will provide live entertainment from 2-4 p.m.

COVID-19 vaccines slowly making way to area

Somervell County received 300 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and they were distributed on Feb. 4 to people in groups 1A and 1B on a first-come, first-served basis at the Somervell County Expo Center.

Announcements on when more vaccines will be made available will be made on the Glen Rose Medical Center website and social media pages, as well the Somervell County website and social media sites. KHITS 95.5 will also make announcements.

Get tickets now for Spring Break at Fossil Rim

Tickets for the Gosdin Scenic Drive at Fossil Rim are now available for purchase through the end of March.

Fossil Rim has scheduled for March 6-21, and advance tickets are selling quickly. Tickets can be purchases at

Ag Student of the Month

Glen Rose FFA’s Emery Brewer was recently named the AgTexas Farm Credit Services Student of the Month.

Players still needed for youth soccer

The Glen Rose Youth Soccer Association still has spots open on the U5 ($50) and U7 ($85 soccer teams. All games, which begin March 27, will be played in Glen Rose. Sign-ups are being taken at

Master Gardener class to be held in March

Registrations are now being taken for Master Gardener classes by contacting Janna or Jordan at the Somervell County Extension Office at (254) 897-2809. Class sizes are limited.

Classes will be held virtually or in-person, and typically scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on most Tuesdays beginning in April and running through early June. In-person classes will be held in Hood, Somervell or Johnson counties.

The cost has yet to be determined, but the fees will include a new full-color Master Gardener handbook, access to all training (online and in-person) and all field-trip fees.

Valentine’s at Barnard’s

Barnard’s Mill & Art Museum is hosting a Valentine’s Dinner at 6 p.m. on Feb. 13 for $50 per person. The ticket includes dinner, tour of the newly renovated Mill and art gallery.

Seating is limited. Purchase tickets at

Passover at The Promise

The Promise - Glen Rose will be hosting “The Promise of Passover” at the Texas Amphitheater on March 26-28 and April 2-3. Tickets are now on sale.

For more information, visit

Kickstart My Heart is Feb. 27

Registration is now open for Kickstart My Heart benefit race that will be held Feb. 27 at 8 a.m. in the back parking lot of the Glen Rose Medical Center.

Racers can sign up for the $25 event at

The race is being held in memory of Hayley Cary Darnell and proceeds will benefit the Roger E. Marks Healthcare Foundation.

For more information contact Lisa Andersen at 817-980-3129.