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Two transported

March 19, 2014
Two transported

A two-vehicle accident called in to 911 at about 12:30 p.m. Saturday sent two children to Lake Granbury Medical Center for precautionary reasons, according to the DPS. A Chevrolet Malibu and this Toyota collided at the intersection of Glen Rose Highway and Mitchell Bend Highway. The drivers of both vehicles are Hood County residents.Read the rest

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Rain didn’t make huge impact

March 19, 2014

Rain clouds that moved through the area Saturday were welcome visitors.

They just didn’t hang out long enough.

And the drought remains.

A gauge in the Acton area got 1.3 inches of rainfall, which was the largest total reported in Hood County for the day.

The Granbury Regional Airport reported getting .68 inches.

The gauge at the Hood County News received .58 inches.Read the rest

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Man arrested in sexual assault case

March 15, 2014
Man arrested in sexual assault case

A 20-year-old Hood County man accused of sexually assaulting a woman was arrested at about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday at his home in the 3500 block of Nassau Court in the Nassau Bay I subdivision, Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose said.

The suspect, Brandon Joseph Latimer, was in jail on the second-degree felony charge as of press time, Rose indicated. He had not yet seen a judge to have a bond amount set.Read the rest

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Home burglary is Crime of Week

March 15, 2014

A home burglary that was reported on Feb. 15 from a residence in the 7600 block of Hayworth Highway southeast of Granbury involving almost $5,000 worth of items is the Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week.

Among the items taken were a set of night vision goggles, a pair of Steiner binoculars, various types of ammunition, a .30-30 Winchester rifle, a 20-gauge shotgun, two fishing bows and one fishing crossbow.Read the rest

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Felony Arrests

March 15, 2014

Eight felony arrests were made between March 6 and March 12. Suspects were arrested here, but their alleged crimes may have occurred outside the county. They have not been convicted of the charges listed.

Jason Brian Dunlap, 34, Tolar, possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, more than 1 gram/less than 4 grams.

Justin Walker Gatewood, 37, Stoney Creek Drive, Granbury, injury to an elderly person.Read the rest

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An ‘oops’ fire

March 15, 2014
An ‘oops’ fire

Firefighters found far more smoke than fire when they arrived at a controlled burn on Vermont Court in Lake Granbury Harbor that got out of hand Thursday shortly after noon. Someone was burning off vegetation when the fire jumped to some nearby tires and mattresses that caused a massive cloud of smoke that appeared to be far more serious. There is no burn ban now in the county and the resident didn’t intend to burn the tires and mattresses so no ticket was issued, Fire Marshal Ray Wilson said.Read the rest

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Downtown curb appeal

March 12, 2014
Downtown curb appeal

Tylene Berman and other members of Downtown Church of Christ on West Pearl Street took advantage of gorgeous weather Sunday afternoon to add a fresh coat of paint to the building’s trim and sign. The forecast to wind up the work week calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the 60s and lows on the 40s. Saturday looks like a great day with a daytime high projected to be in the low 70s.Read the rest

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Man accused of holding knife to wife’s throat

March 12, 2014
Man accused of holding knife to wife’s throat

A 41-year-old Granbury man was arrested Friday after allegedly holding a knife to his wife’s throat during an argument, according to Hood County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose.

Charles Gordon Moore, of the 200 block of Bray Street, was arrested after deputies responded to the residence at about 7 a.m., Rose said.

His 36-year-old wife was not injured during the incident.Read the rest

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Lawn tractor theft is the Crime of Week

March 12, 2014

Lawn tractor theft is the Crime of Week

A recent theft of a lawn tractor valued at $1,723 is the Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week.

A woman reported on Jan. 23 that someone had broken into her tool shed in the 3600 block of Gerry Drive in Montego Bay and stole a gray 1994 Sears Craftsman lawn tractor.

Anyone with information on the burglary is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 817-573-TIPS, or go online (hoodcountycrimestoppers.com) to submit a tip.Read the rest

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Whipping cream incident prompts felony

March 12, 2014
Whipping cream incident prompts felony

It may be history’s first-ever felony involving whipping cream.

A 37-year-old Hood County man was arrested Saturday, accused of spraying a container of whipping cream, which contained alcohol, in the eyes of his mother during a disturbance, according to Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose.

The victim is 67 years of age, so the act resulted in a felony charge of injury to an elderly person being filed against Justin Walker Gatewood, of the 4700 block of Stoney Creek Drive, Rose said.Read the rest

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