For almost 25 years, the Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant helped transform Somervell County, which had long been one of the poorest counties in the state.

The massive 2,300-megawatt plant, which opened its first unit in 1990 and is operated by Luminant, pumped millions into local coffers, allowing the county to add amenities that would have once been unthinkable.

Keep reading at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.