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Freestone County

  • News

    March 8, 2012
  • News

    September 15, 2011

    Sucking Up Water and Sand in the Quest for Natural Gas

    For folks in the sandy hills northwest of Dallas, it's a devil's bargain for gas, water and jobs.

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2006

    Canary in a Coal Mine

    On November 16, which musta been a real slow news day, we mentioned how TXU was restarting its 575-megawatt Unit 2 at the Big Brown coal-fired power station in Freestone County, which is about 90 miles southeast of Dallas. It had been shut down a few days earlier because of a boiler tube leak. Well, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2006

    Big Brown and Better Than Ever

    Amidst all the furor over TXU's plans to to spend $10 billion on 11 new coal-fired power plants in Texas, the Dallas-based energy providers sends word today that it's going to restart its 575-megawatt Unit 2 at the Big Brown coal-fired power station in Freestone County today. Seems TXU's fixed the b ... More >>

  • Music

    February 13, 2003

    Lift Him Up

    The gospel truth about Christian blues pioneer Washington Phillips

  • News

    June 7, 2001

    The Real Cheaters

    Officials showed courage by cracking down on Dwaine Caraway's campaign

  • Music

    July 20, 1995

    Junior or joke?

    Bob Wills' family disowns man claiming to be prince of Western Swing

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