According to emergency scanner traffic, a woman with multiple stab wounds was being flown by air ambulance to a Fort Worth hospital as of about 8:45 p.m. Wednesday. Granbury police are investigating a 911 disturbance call made from a residence on North Jones Street where the victim was found. The woman’s condition is not yet known.… Read the rest
Opening statements in the trail of Tyson James Nolen, 26, were scheduled to begin this morning in 355th Judicial District Court in Granbury. Nolen is the former Lipan baseball coach and teacher accused in five felony counts involving underage students, ranging from improper relationship between an educator and a student, and continuous sexual assault of a child under age 14.… Read the rest
Longtime Granbury physician Larry Padget died Monday at his Granbury home after a long battle with cancer. He was 75.
The Oklahoma native, who moved to Granbury 41 years ago after the lake was put in, delivered 1,000 babies – including the first baby born at Lake Granbury Medical Center, friends and family said.
The beloved physician who spent time with each patient and always had a joke at hand would be stopped virtually everywhere he went by people wanting to know what he thought of their mole or rash.… Read the rest
Electricity to about 1,000 customers in the city of Granbury was out several hours early Saturday morning, and some rural areas were also without power over the weekend after a winter storm struck.
Tim Spraggins, electric distribution operations manager for the city, said a problem with a substation transformer was the key issue.
“It wasn’t overloaded,” Spraggins said. “It was just something wrong with the transformer.… Read the rest
Studies show that 26 percent of children in Hood County do not know if they will get enough food to eat on any given day.
Children who are eligible for the free or reduced meal program are fed at school during the week. But some of these kids may not have food over the weekend.
You can make a difference for hungry children in Hood County.… Read the rest
In 2008 Al Biscardi of Granbury saw his life going downhill.
He was at the point where he wanted everyone to leave him alone. His marriage fell apart, and his daughter, Alyssa, was kept away from him.
It was the lowest point of his life.
Biscardi was living in Mineral Wells when one of his friends saw he needed help and called Louise Miller in Granbury.… Read the rest
SPRINGTOWN – Tolar’s football season ended in the area round of the Class 2A Division II, Region II playoffs for the second year in a row as the Rattlers fell to unbeaten S&S Consolidated 28-6 on a cold, drizzly Friday night at Porcupine Stadium.
Head coach Mike Franklin’s Rattlers (9-3) equaled what is believed to be the school record for wins in an 11-man season.… Read the rest
If the Granbury Pirates shot free throws like they did 3-pointers Saturday, the score against rival Stephenville would have been a lot worse.
As it was, the Pirates came away with a 59-37 victory at the James Wann Sports Center to even their record at 1-1 and drop the Yellowjackets to winless in three outings.
Granbury hit nine of 14 shots from 3-point range, three each from Clay Brawner, Will Brawner and Jacob Taylor.… Read the rest
The Tolar Lady Rattlers, playing in their first basketball tournament of the season, had a championship within their grasps Saturday night.
Instead, they brought home a runner-up trophy as former district foe Peaster came from behind and escaped with a 48-45 victory in the finals of the Italy Tournament.
The Lady Rattlers (4-4), after letting a halftime advantage slip away, tied the game in the closing seconds, only to see a desperation 3-point shot by the Lady Greyhounds go in.… Read the rest