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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.

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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.

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Election watch

March 8, 2014
Election watch


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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.

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Election results

March 7, 2014
Election results

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Woman’s conviction enhanced by murder

March 5, 2014

A Hurst woman’s 1993 murder conviction enhanced her sentencing on a felony count of delivery of a controlled substance. She was handed a 10-year prison term Thursday by a Hood County jury, District Attorney Rob Christian said.

Ramona Rhnea Chisholm, 50, – aka Raymona Rhnea Dowthitt – was convicted Thursday of delivering hydrocodone pills to an undercover narcotics officer in July 2012, Christian said.

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GISD students advance to state science fair

March 5, 2014
GISD students advance to state science fair

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Nine Granbury ISD students from Crossland Ninth Grade Center, Acton Middle School and Granbury Middle School continued to excel with science projects at the 63rd Fort Worth Regional Science Fair Feb. 23-24 at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Advancing to the ExxonMobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair on March 20-23 at the Henry B.

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Movin’ in

March 5, 2014
Movin’ in

The first of seven modular homes to be moved to the Rancho Brazos development for victims of the May 15 tornado last year arrived Thursday. The Tornado Finance Relief Committee headed by United Way of Hood County has been working since last June to secure the modular homes and work out the logistics involved.

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Pedestrian injury under investigation

March 5, 2014

A male pedestrian was hurt during an incident involving contact with a vehicle at about noon Friday outside Montana restaurant, and Police Department Deputy Chief Alan Hines said on Monday that it hasn’t been determined if criminal charges will be filed against the driver.

“The injuries were not serious (not life-threatening),” Hines said, noting that the man, an employee there, was able to walk after the incident before he was transported to Lake Granbury Medical Center by ambulance.

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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 party

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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.

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