Updates

Brazos River Acres woman charged with drug offense

September 20, 2014
Cecalie Marie Sanchez, 23, of the 3000 black of Setting Sun Trail, Brazos River Acres, Granbury, was arrested on Sept. 12 and charged with possession of a controlled substance, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

Well owners advised to check water

September 20, 2014
Bacteria and nitrate are widespread in the environment, so every household water well owner should regularly test the water to make sure no health risks exist, according to the National Ground Water Association. While most bacteria found in water do not cause disease, disease-causing bacteria called pathogens can exist in well water given the right circumstances, officials with NGWA report. Nitrate is not uncommon to rural areas due to its use in fertilizers and because it’s sometimes linked to animal or human waste.  

Comanche Harbor man charged with drug offense

September 19, 2014
Eddye Lou Renner, 44, of the 1100 block of Apache Ridge Road, Comanche Harbor, Granbury, was arrested on Sept. 10 and charged with possession of a controlled substance, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

Mesa Grande man charged with drug offense

September 19, 2014
Jose Juan Lopez, 42, of the 2300 block of Barcelona Court, Mesa Grande, Granbury, was arrested on Sept. 16 and charged with manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, greater than 1 gram/less than 4 grams, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

Carnival in town

September 19, 2014
The carnival brought to town by the Historic Granbury Merchants Association (HGMA) opens its gates at 5 p.m. today (Friday, Sept. 19). Gates will open at 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Carnival Americana is set up next to Lake Granbury Medical Center (LGMC). It is accessible from Paluxy Road. Onsite parking is free. Carnival patrons should not attempt to park on LGMC property. Tickets are $1 each, but arm bands for unlimited rides can be purchased for $20.

Caregiver group helps create more balance

September 19, 2014
The Caregiver Support Group meets at the Hood County Senior Center every Wednesday from 12:15 – 1:45 p.m. The group is co-facilitated by Evelyn Guerrin and Bonnie McClurg. The purpose of the group is to inspire hope and a sense of well-being by helping caregivers  

Young men, women have chance to learn police work

September 19, 2014
Young men and women have the opportunity to learn about police work. Hood County Police Explorers will hold an informational meeting Monday at 7 p.m. at the Emergency Operations Center building, 401 Deputy Larry Miller Drive, across from the sheriff’s office. Those between the age of 14 (who have completed eighth grade) and 20 will have the opportunity to learn about the criminal code, traffic stops, DWI enforcing and handcuffing. Call 817-579-3307 for more information.

Learn about heel pain solutions

September 19, 2014
Dr. Richard Adams, podiatrist, will have a presentation on heel pain at noon Monday, Sept. 22 . The program is at the Lake Granbury Medical Center second floor conference room in Medical Office Building 2, 1310B Paluxy Road. Refreshments will be served. RSVP for this free seminar by calling 817-579-2979.

Sports Updates

Cornerstone Christian falls to Strawn, 59-14

September 20, 2014
Cornerstone Christian Academy of Granbury lost to unbeaten Strawn, 59-14, Friday (Sept. 19) in a nondistrict six-man football game against the 4-0 Greyhounds. The game was stopped on the 45-point mercy rule in the third quarter. Coach Chris Eikenhorst’s Crusaders are 1-3 on the season. Our area’s other six-man team, North Central Texas Academy, is idle this weekend but will stage its homecoming game on Sept. 26 (7:30 p.m.) against McKinney Cornerstone.

Tolar hands Axtell first loss, 44-26

September 19, 2014
The Tolar Rattlers (3-1) handed Axtell its first loss of the season Friday night at home in Rattler Stadium, downing the Longhorns (3-1) 44-26 in a nondistrict Class 2A football game. Rattlers running back Blayne Denton rushed for four touchdowns and 146 yards overall.

Lady Pirates win second straight district match

September 19, 2014
The Granbury Lady Pirates defeated Crowley in straight sets Friday night in James Wann Sports Center at GHS to improve to 2-1 in District 8-5A and reach the 20-8 mark on the season. Coach Tammy Clark’s Lady Pirates won, 25-16, 25-8, 25-14 for their second district win in a row. Next, they will take on Joshua at home (6:30 p.m.) Tuesday, Sept. 23, in another district battle.

GHS golfers in Fort Worth for start of season

September 19, 2014
The Granbury High School varsity Purple golf team shot a 310 Friday on the opening day of the Bart Granger Tournament at Pecan Valley Golf Course in Fort Worth. Zach Wall and Luke Elliott each shot a 76 to lead the Pirates at close of the first day of the season-opening event, which continues on Saturday.