The day after a tornado destroyed the Rancho Brazos neighborhood, Hood County was hit with a flood.
Donations and offers of help came pouring in to such an extent that relief effort coordinators asked people to stop.
“Enough!” Jeff Watson of the Chisholm Trail Chapter of the American Red Cross said good-naturedly to a group of about 60 people who gathered Thursday morning in the sanctuary of First Christian Church on Highway 377.… Read the rest
Yes, they were wearing their life jackets.
While fishing in the Wednesday night Working Man’s Fishing Tournament out of Lake Granbury Marina, Vincent Hernandez and Steve Wilson found themselves about a mile from the tornado touchdown in the Rancho Brazos neighborhood.
“The waves were about 5 feet, the rain was blowing sideways and we were in a 16-foot Skeeter bass boat,” Hernandez recalled.… Read the rest
Five felony arrests were made between May 2 and May 8.
Suspects were arrested here, but their alleged crimes may have occurred outside the county.
They have not been convicted of the charges listed.
Jon Jason Coble, 44, Glen Rose, driving while intoxicated, third or more.
Wade Earl Cone, 29, Belaire Circle, Granbury, manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 2, more than 1 gram/less than 4 grams.… Read the rest
Voting is taking place from 7 to 7 today to determine three seats on the Acton Municipal Utility District (AMUD) board.
All registered voters in Pecan Plantation are eligible to vote in the election, even though Johnson County accidentally omitted the “AMUD” designation on voter registration cards, according to Hood County Elections Administrator Crickett Miller. … Read the rest
The Hood County May grand jury returned 29 indictments on Wednesday.
Matthew Lee Barnett, 36, Watauga, manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, more than 4 grams/less than 200 grams.
Theresa Ann Bradford, 50, Tolar, possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram. … Read the rest