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Woman charged with intoxication manslaughter

March 12, 2014
Woman charged with intoxication manslaughter

A Granbury woman was arrested and charged with intoxication manslaughter early Sunday morning after a two-vehicle collision in Hurst that killed 20-year-old Brandon Bennett, according to Lieutenant Eric Starnes of the Hurst Police Department.

Bennett was driving in the 1100 block of Westpark Way through the intersection with West Pipeline Road from his home in Hurst to his National Guard duty in Lewisville.Read the rest

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Battle in the dark

March 8, 2014
Battle in the dark

Firefighters appear to be adjusting their oxygen masks while battling a blaze early Thursday morning at a home on Purple K Court in the Blue Water Shores subdivision southeast of Granbury. Three suffered injuries, although one of them was treated and released the same day. See story, P. 1A.Read the rest

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Looking back

March 8, 2014

30 years ago, 1984: General Granbury (Howard Clemmons) crowned Jean Cate the Bean Queen.

20 years ago, 1994: Granbury Middle School’s Alisha Reid and Meadows Middle School’s Sandra Bradbury won best of show in the GISD Middle School Science Fair.Read the rest

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School seeks waiver for missed days

March 8, 2014

The Granbury School Board approved a waiver request to be submitted to the Texas Education Agency regarding missed instructional days due to bad weather and hazardous road conditions. School was closed four days – Dec. 6 and Dec. 9-10 and again on Feb. 11. School will now be held on designated makeup days Friday, April 18 and Friday, May 30. The waiver would eliminate the need to make up the additional missed days.Read the rest

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Spring break next week

March 8, 2014

Students and teachers have a pep in their step.

Classes dismissed Friday for the start of spring break. Granbury, Lipan and Tolar schools will be out all next week.Read the rest

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Election watch

March 8, 2014
Election watch

mary vinson | hood county news | hcnews.com/galleries

TENSE MOMENTS: Lloyd “Butch” Barton watches anxiously as election results are posted Tuesday night at American Town Hall. Barton won the Precinct 2 seat on the Commissioners Court with 58 percent of the vote. County Road Ops employee Cynthia “Cindy” Gullett was Barton’s opponent.

IN RUNOFF: Kathy Gwinn (standing), who will be in a runoff with Darrell Grober for the Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace position, watches election returns with Cindy Gullett, who ran for the Precinct 2 seat on the Commissioners Court.Read the rest

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Daylight saving time: Move clocks forward

March 8, 2014

Daylight saving time starts this weekend, when we move our clocks forward an hour starting at 2 a.m. Sunday.

The ol’ spring “forward” deal.

The time change can make us sleepier than usual, so be careful driving to church Sunday morning.

The sun will set later in the day, giving us more time to enjoy the daylight.Read the rest

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Election results

March 7, 2014
Election results

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Granbury Gun Show expects to draw 500 visitors

March 5, 2014

Banquets, seminars and celebrations are planned at the Granbury Resort Conference Center and other city properties during the month of March.

Reservations and the number of people expected to attend are listed here.

Granbury Resort

Conference Center

March 3: Granbury High School girls basketball banquet (150)

March 6: Boys & Girls Club banquet (250)

March 7: Reception for City board members

March 10-14: National Association for Search and Rescue (15)

March 13: Alzheimer’s community education seminar (125)

March 18: Healthy Woman luncheon (300)

March 20-21: Tarleton ESP Seminar (450)

March 22-23: Granbury Gun Show (500)

March 27: Luminant Seminar (100)

March 27: Dentsply Implants seminar (30)

March 29: Allen/ Dunn family reunion (100)

American Town Hall

March 2: Birthday party

March 4: Hood County Clean Air Coalition

March 15: Bridal shower

Neely House

March: 2-9-16-23: Harvest Church

March: 6-13-20-27: Church group

March: 8: Wedding

March 15: Birthday partyRead the rest

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Community Pantry food delivery on first Friday

March 5, 2014

The Monthly Community Pantry will be at the Granbury First United Methodist Church (FUMC) distribution site Friday, March 7, from 9-11:30 a.m.

Fresh food distribution through the Tarrant Area Food Bank takes place on the first Friday each month at Granbury FUMC, 301 Loop 567.

The Monthly Community Pantry provides fresh produce and dairy products that often are not available weekly at the community food pantries in Hood County.Read the rest

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