Updates

Spring cleaning around the corner

February 9, 2016
The Commissioners Court has approved a request by Project 44 Farm for five vouchers to be used at the Citizens Collections Station. Project 44 volunteers are planning a spring clean-up, according to Commissioner Steve Berry and Environmental Health Director James McAusland.

Granbury woman uninjured in Monday crash

February 9, 2016
Rebecca Dawson, 55, of Granbury, escaped serious injury late Monday afternoon when the Lexus SUV she was driving on Highway 377 east of Rock Crusher Hill between Granbury and Cresson left the roadway and came to rest in a ravine, according to the DPS. She told the trooper the crash occurred as she began to change lanes but realized another vehicle was there, then over-corrected.

In Wednesday’s Hood County News

February 9, 2016
–State representative candidates Kevin Downing and Mike Lang agree on most things, but not all.
–A man with a handgun robs Cresson store. He is still on the loose.
–A woman and three children escape serious injuries from a rollover on Tin Top Highway.
–Granbury School Board President Micky Shearon and his wife Beth were treated and released from Lake Granbury Medical Center after a car crash.
–Granbury High School students Harley Armstrong and Donovan Kostman win top honors in the season’s first academic meet.

School board president, wife had minor injuries

February 9, 2016
Granbury School Board President Micky Shearon and his wife, Beth, and others were treated at Lake Granbury Medical Center after a three-vehicle accident Friday night in front of McDonald’s on Highway 377 East in Granbury. Shearon said none of the injuries were major, and he and his wife were released a few hours later.

Lions hear from World War II veteran

February 9, 2016
World War II Marine Sgt. Bill Schott related his story of survival on the island of Iwo Jima during a recent meeting of the Granbury Lions Club at Spring Creek Barbecue.

Lipan Super Students honored

February 9, 2016
Some of Hood County’s best students were honored recently at the Lake Granbury Kiwanis Club monthly meeting. Lipan Elementary students recognized were fourth graders Ashley Clark and Quintin Hawkins and fifth graders Carly Herron and Chad Bilbao.

Granbury woman uninjured as SUV ends up in ravine

February 8, 2016
A Granbury woman who was eastbound in an SUV on Highway 377 just east of Rock Crusher Hill between Granbury and Cresson was uninjured when the vehicle left the roadway and came to rest in a ravine shortly after 5 p.m. Monday (Feb. 8).
Investigators seeking woman for questioning about robbery

Investigators seeking woman for questioning about robbery

February 8, 2016
Investigators are seeking a woman (pictured) who is a person of interest for questioning in connection with an armed robbery at about 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the Tiger Mart convenience store in Cresson, Sheriff’s Lieutenant Johnny Rose said. A masked man brandishing a handgun robbed the store in the 9500 block of Highway 377 East and took an undetermined amount of money, Rose said. The man fled in a silver car toward Godley. Anyone with information on the crime can call the Sheriff’s Office at 817-579-3316.

Sports Updates

Pirates drop clutch district contest

February 9, 2016
Tuesday boys basketball
Burleson Centennial (16-9, 8-4 in District 8-5A) a62, Granbury (12-16, 7-5) 55. Spartans move into sole possession of third place in district with two games to play. Pirates slip to fourth.

Lady Pirates face biggest test of season in regular-season final

February 8, 2016
Tuesday girls basketball
Burleson Centennial (14-12, 9-4 in District 8-5A) at Granbury (12-18, 6-7), 8 p.m. Lady Spartans have wrapped up third place in district, but Lady Pirates are in need of a win and some help to get in without having a district playoff. If Granbury wins and Cleburne loses to Joshua, Lady Pirates are in postseason. If Granbury loses and Cleburne wins, Lady Jackets advance. If both lose, they would be in a three-way with Joshua and have a playoff to determine fourth place. If both win, Granbury and Cleburne would meet for a third time to determine who goes on to the postseason. Granbury has not missed the postseason in back-to-back seasons in over a quarter century.

Lipan squads hit the road

February 8, 2016
Tuesday basketball
Girls
Lipan (26-6, 9-0 in District 18-A, No. 2 in state) at Gordon, 6:30 p.m. Playoffs await district champion Lady Indians.
Boys
Lipan (28-0, 7-0 in District 18-A, No. 1 in state) at Gordon, 8 p.m. Indians can wrap up No. 1 spot in district with win.

Tolar basketball teams on road

February 8, 2016
Tuesday
Girls
Tolar (10-19, 2-9 in District 10-2A) at Hamilton(14-10, 5-6), 6:30 p.m. Lady Rattlers’ season final.
Boys
Tolar (12-13, 8-1 in District 10-2A) at Hamilton, 8 p.m. Rattlers sit alone atop district, hope to avoid upset.