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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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Sheriff’s Office investigating death as crime

June 24, 2015

Sheriff’s Office personnel are investigating a crime scene at a residence on Mambrino Highway south of Granbury where a body was found after a 911 call that was received just before 8 a.m. today (Wednesday, June 24), according to Chief Deputy Biff Temple. Additional information, including the identity of the person and the address, has not yet been released because the next-of-kin has not been notified, Temple said.…

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Ridge advances to second round, which can be seen online

June 23, 2015

Ridge Roberts, Hood County’s 12-year-old fiddling phenom, advanced to tonight’s second round in the Junior Junior Division of the National Oldtime Fiddlers Contest in Weiser, Idaho, based on his performance in the morning’s opening-round competition. Ridge’s second-round performance tonight is scheduled for 9:55 p.m. (Central Daylight Time). The top five from Round 2 move into the 8:45 p.m.…

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Today’s performance by Ridge in Idaho not available online

June 23, 2015

The Hood County News has just learned that today’s performance of the Junior Junior Division in the National Oldtime Fiddlers Contest in Weiser, Idaho, featuring local 12-year-old fiddling phenom Ridge Roberts, will not be made available through online streaming. Today is the first round of competition in the Junior Junior Division for Ridge.…

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Watch online as Ridge Roberts competes in national contest

June 22, 2015

Hood County’s 12-year-old fiddling sensation, Ridge Roberts, will be in the first round of competition in the Junior Junior Division of the National Oldtime Fiddlers Contest in Weiser, Idaho, Tuesday morning (June 23) starting at 10:30 a.m., according to his mother Cindy Roberts. The top eight will advance to the second round, which starts at 7:30 p.m.…

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No one injured as car crashes into tanning salon

June 20, 2015

A medical condition of the driver may have been the cause behind a 2005 Ford Taurus crashing through a plate-glass window and all the way into the Exotic Tan salon at about 8:30 a.m. today, at 2103 Highway 377 East in Granbury, according to Granbury Police. The driver, a 29-year-old Glen Rose man, was not injured.…

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GPD: Robber took $1,250 from loan business

June 18, 2015

Law enforcement officers are searching for a male robbery suspect who reportedly has either a bald or shaved head after he took $1,250 from Title Loan Payday and Installment, at 1409 N Plaza Drive in Granbury shortly before 1 p.m., Granbury Police Deputy Chief Alan Hines said. The possibly Hispanic suspect reportedly has a dark complexion and a muscular build, with scars on his face and hands.…

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Officers searching for robbery suspect

June 18, 2015

Law enforcement officers are searching for a suspect in the robbery of the Title Loan Payday and Installment, which is at 1409 N Plaza Dr in Granbury. Police said the suspect is believed to be a male with a dark complexion and a muscular build, possibly Hispanic, possibly with scars on his face and hands.…

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Suspect on loose after woman bound in robbery

June 18, 2015

Police are hunting for an armed robbery suspect after a woman reported she was tied up in the 1400 block of North Plaza Drive in Granbury. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male with facial scars and wearing a gray shirt and dark pants.…

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Officer: Wound in OTS shooting may have been self-inflicted

June 17, 2015

A shooting that left a man with a chest injury in the Oak Trail Shores subdivision late last night is now being investigated as a potentially self-inflicted wound, Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose said Wednesday morning. Deputies were investigated a shooting on Briarwood Street, and an injured male was transported to Lake Granbury Medical Center, Sheriff Roger Deeds confirmed shortly before midnight.…

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