State Sen. Brian Birdwell has partnered with state Sen. Craig Estes (R-Wichita Falls) on a resolution urging Congress “to reimburse the State of Texas in the amount of $603,600,000 for bearing the financial burden of the federal government’s responsibility to secure the Texas-Mexico international border from 2012 through 2015.”
Are you having trouble remembering where you put things? Pat McNeely’s program could help. The Lipan Texas Extension Education Association Club is hosting McNeely on Wednesday, Feb. 4. She will present Memory Masters #2 during the 11 a.m. meeting at the Lipan Community Center, 202 W. Lipan Drive.
Amber Dawn Moore, 18, of Keene, was arrested on Jan 25, and charged with possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County Jail booking records.
There is only one deliberation item on the agenda for the Tuesday, Feb. 3, meeting of the Granbury City Council, and that item is to consider naming Baseball Field #6 at the Granbury City Park after Granbury High School graduate Michael Brawley. The young man was killed in a car accident last November, just after Thanksgiving. He was a passenger in the vehicle.
David Humphrey, known in this area as a founder and former producer/director of the Glen Rose-based Christian musical drama “The Promise,” is returning here to become interim music and worship pastor of The Church on Thistle Ridge. Humphrey is a former producer/director at “Granbury Live,” and led the music ministries of Lakeside Baptist Church and later Gateway Community Church (Waples Baptist).
The Monthly Community Pantry will be at the Granbury First United Methodist Church (FUMC) distribution site Friday, Feb. 6, from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Fresh food distribution through the Tarrant Area Food Bank takes place on the first Friday each month at Granbury FUMC, 301 Loop 567.
Evan Wayne Johns, 53, of the 800 block of Skylark Drive in Whippoorwill Bay, Granbury, was arrested on Jan. 26 and charged with felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to Hood County Jail booking records.
At the end of last week, there had been just 27 applications submitted to replace the soon-to-retire Granbury city manager. However, by Friday (Jan. 30), that number had risen to 39, according to Gary Couch, a member of the City Council. The window for applications will close on Monday (Feb. 2). The search firm hired by the council will weed out those who don’t quality and will present to the council about a dozen of the top contenders, Couch said. A few years ago when the council conducted a search for a new city manager, the number of applicants was about 100.