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FEMA registration intake center to open Monday

July 26, 2015

A Federal Emergency Management Agency registration intake center is set to open in Granbury Monday through Saturday in the meeting room at the Hood County Annex I building, 1410 W. Pearl St. Residents who had property damage due the flooding and storms between May 4 and June 22 can speak to a FEMA representative about potential federal assistance.…

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Stabbing victim being flown to area hospital

July 23, 2015

A Hispanic male who was an apparent stabbing victim shortly before 9 p.m. tonight (July 23) is being flown to a Fort Worth hospital, according to Hood County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose. Although few details are known, the injured man showed up at a convenience store in Thorpe Spring, possibly from the Arrowhead Shores area, before 911 was called and he was flown by air ambulance from another location in that vicinity.…

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Application deadline coming soon to join Explorers

July 23, 2015

Youngsters interested in being in the Hood County Explorers this year must submit an application by Sept. 1, according to leader Mel Boschwitz, a deputy with the Sheriff’s Office. The first meeting is set for Sept. 15. To be eligible you must have at least graduated the eighth grade and be at least 15 years old, and be no older than 20 when you start.…

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Theft of steer loader is Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week

July 10, 2015

A felony theft that occurred between August 2104 and March of this year has been submitted as the Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week. A Caterpillar skid steer loader, a grapple bucket and a set of pallet forks were stolen from a property in the 3600 block of Endsley Road, north of Granbury.…

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Steer loader theft is Crime Stoppers Crime of Week

July 10, 2015

A felony theft that occurred between August 2104 and March of this year has been submitted as the Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week. A Caterpillar skid steer loader, a grapple bucket and a set of pallet forks were stolen from a property in the 3600 block of Endsley Road, north of Granbury.…

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NWS: Hood County included in flash flood watch

July 8, 2015

Hood and multiple other counties in North Texas are included in a flash flood watch in effect until 5 p.m. today (Wednesday, July 8), issued by the National Weather Service. There is a 70 percent chance of thunderstorms for this afternoon.…

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Public prayer vigil tonight for Charles Alvarez Jr.

July 7, 2015

A public prayer vigil and balloon release in honor of Charles Alvarez Jr. is set for tonight (Tuesday, July 7) at 7:30 p.m. at Granbury’s Holly Hills Memorial Park, according to his mother, Susan Hitshew. Alvarez, a 2008 Granbury High School graduate, died Feb. 7 in Weatherford at age 25. It could be decided Wednesday if the manner of Alvarez’s death will be changed from “undetermined” to “homicide.”…

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Identity of drowning victim still pending notification

July 5, 2015

The release of the name of the 18-year-old female swimmer who died Saturday night as a result of a drowning at the Granbury City Beach is still delayed, pending notification of next-of-kin. Brazos Rivery Authority spokesperson Judi Pierce and Chief Lake Ranger Steve Myers said that the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office in Fort Worth is handling the notification.…

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Chief Ranger: Nothing new to report on swimmer

July 4, 2015

As of 9:15 p.m., Brazos River Authority Chief Lake Ranger Steve Myers said he has no new information on the condition of an 18-year-old swimmer who went underwater at about 6 p.m. at Granbury City Beach. She remains at Lake Granbury Medical Center after being found in the water by a volunteer firefighter and undergoing CPR before being transported by ambulance.…

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Sheriff: Murder suspect now in custody

June 24, 2015

Michael Loren Jacobs, 55, has been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of a 75-year-old male whose body was found shortly before 8 a.m. today (Wednesday, June 24) at a residence in the 1100 block of Mambrino Highway south of Granbury, according to Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose.…

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