Hood County Sheriff Roger Deeds said that residents of Rancho Brazos and those who were working to clear debris and other volunteers were ordered out of the subdivision as of 2 p.m. today (Tuesday, May 21) because of a line of severe thunderstorms moving through the area. “When the line of storms passes we will open it back up until 8 p.m.,” Deeds said.… Read the rest
Staying home the rest of the night may be your safest option the rest of the night unless you have to get to work. Hood County not only was placed under a tornado watch earlier this evening (Monday), but shortly after 1o p.m., 911 dispatchers had to notify power companies that supply electricity here that there were lines down or wires were arcing in a few locations across the county, including a location on North Crockett Street in Granbury.… Read the rest
Hood County Animal Control has already rounded up more than 200 animals from the areas hit hard by the tornadoes that blew through the county Wednesday, Sergeant Kelly McNab said. The number includes about 150 dogs and 20 cats along with birds, gerbils, lizards and even a rooster. Those missing a pet because of the tornadoes can go to 5845 Acton Circle, where they are being housed and cared for, McNab said, or go to the Animal Control facility, 240 Bray St.… Read the rest
Firefighters are working at the scene of a residential fire in the 700 block of Lipan Highway in Granbury that was called in shortly before 3:30 p.m. Sunday. The owner of the home reportedly was seen outside and safe, but additional information is not yet available.… Read the rest
Thomas B. and Winona L. Jasper, of Granbury, celebrated their 71st anniversary with family and friends at their assisted living residence on Wednesday,May 8, 2013.
The celebration was hosted by their daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Bob Murray.
Thomas B. Jasper and the former Winona L. Foster were married on May 8, 1942 at the court house in Yuma, Ariz. … Read the rest
Jim and Pat Case, of Granbury, celebrated their 50th anniversary with a family cruise to the Caribbean on Saturday, April 20, 2013.
James G. Case and the former Patricia A. O’Toole were married on April, 20, 1963 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Southfield, Mich.
Hailing from Michigan, the Cases moved to Arlington in 1981 where Jim worked in banking and retail and Pat worked in administration.… Read the rest
GRANBURY A.D. EARNS
Granbury athletic director Dwight Butler recently received master certification from the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrator Association. It is the highest certification bestowed by the organization, with only a few hundred administrators throughout the nation reaching this level.
Butler has overseen GISD athletics and community education since 2005. He previously worked as A.D. and head football coach at Big Spring, along with stints in New Mexico, Monahans, Abilene Cooper and Levelland.… Read the rest
The Lipan Indians wrapped up what is believed to have been the school’s most successful baseball season ever Saturday, dropping a best-of-three Class A playoff series to Chico in Jacksboro.
The Dragons won the first game on Friday, 12-2. The Indians bounced back to level the series with an 11-10 victory Saturday. In the deciding game, also Saturday, the teams were tied 6-6 going into the bottom of the fifth when the Dragons scored 10 runs.… Read the rest