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Motorcyclist injured

March 22, 2014
Motorcyclist injured

The driver of this Harley-Davidson motorcycle, 75-year-old Granbury resident David Franklin Baker, was transported to Lake Granbury Medical Center for treatment of injuries received early Tuesday afternoon on Highway 377 West in front of First Christian Church. His bike collided with a 2003 Nissan sport utility vehicle driven by Vanessa Robin Martinez, 28, of Stephenville.

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Man, 27, indicted on injury to child

March 22, 2014
Man, 27, indicted on injury to child

A 27-year-old Hood County man accused of biting his 9-month-old son and also causing a broken arm was indicted March 5 by the grand jury on a first-degree felony count of injury to a child, District Attorney Rob Christian said.

Charles Michael Simms, of the 2400 block of Williamson Road south of Granbury, was arrested on Jan.

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Felony Arrests

March 22, 2014

Six felony arrests were made between March 13 and March 19.

Suspects were arrested here, but their alleged crimes may have occurred outside the county. They have not been convicted of the charges listed.

Jann Ayala, 29, Collins Court, Granbury, manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, more than 1 gram/less than 4 grams.

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Three transported

March 22, 2014
Three transported

Three people were transported to Lake Granbury Medical Center after this Buick sport utility vehicle and a Ford Explorer (not pictured) collided shortly before 2 p.m. Tuesday just southeast of Mambrino School on Mambrino Highway. The three were a 71-year-old female driver of the Buick, the 49-year-old driver of the Ford and an 82-year-old passenger.

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Commuters on RM 2871 to face construction

March 22, 2014

Hood County commuters who use Ranch-to-Market Road 2871 driving to Fort Worth will see road construction from now through late this year.

The south end of the road begins at the intersection of Highway 377 and Chapin School Road, at Benbrook Middle School.

The roadway is being reconstructed and paved with new asphalt.

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TxDOT: Start of 144 resurfacing moved up

March 22, 2014

The time frame for resurfacing Glen Rose Highway between Glen Rose and Granbury has changed once more, and the work was expected to start yesterday near Glen Rose.

That’s according to TxDOT Information Officer Natalie Galindo, announcing Wednesday the latest schedule change made by the contractor.

The projected finish is now 2-1/2 weeks away instead of just three days.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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