A meet-and-greet informational meeting for the Hood County Police Explorers will be at 7 tonight in the Annex I Building, 1410 W. Pearl St. in Granbury.
The new Police Explorers chapter, which is reforming after an inactive period, is for ages 15-21. Anyone under 18 who is interested in joining must bring a parent or guardian to the meeting.
For more information, call Deputy Mel Boschwitz at either 817-579-3316 or 682-500-4346, or email her (email@example.com).… Read the rest
A marked increase in flu cases is reported by Infection Control Preventionist Denise Pratz, RN, at Lake Granbury Medical Center (LGMC).
“Just last week in LGMC’s Emergency Department there were 75 cases with flu-like symptoms – and 12 of them tested positive for flu. Two were admitted,” she said.
Influenza (or flu) is a highly contagious viral respiratory tract infection.
It is generally passed from person to person by droplet transmission, such as sneezing or coughing.… Read the rest
Author Carla Kaplan will be in town next week to talk about renaissance woman and Granbury native Josephine Cogdell and the role she played in Harlem’s cultural renaissance.
Kaplan will give a free presentation to the public at the Hood County Library next Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. She will also sign copies of her book, “Miss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the Black Renaissance,” which can be purchased at the library for $25 each.… Read the rest
Sheriff Roger Deeds said that while there was no “great increase” in any one major crime category during 2013, his deputies “are trying to keep it under control.”
The Sheriff’s Office had one criminal homicide case last year, compared with two the year before. On Sept. 21, Donald McIntare, age 41, was found dead from multiple gunshot wounds at his residence in southern Hood County.… Read the rest
The Firefighter of the Year for the Granbury Volunteer Fire Department is also a veteran officer with the Granbury Police Department.
During the annual Christmas party and awards ceremony recently at Station No. 1, Brent Blackman was voted by his peers as Firefighter of the Year for 2013. He has been a member of the city’s fire department since July 2002, according to Fire Chief Darrell Grober, who was once again elected as fire chief on Jan.… Read the rest
A tip led to the arrest last Friday of a 41-year-old resident of the Laguna Tres subdivision who is charged with felony possession of child pornography, District Attorney Rob Christian said.
Gig Martin Rohmfeld II, of the 300 block of Casas Del Sur Street, was taken into custody at about 5:30 p.m. after giving a statement to investigators, Christian stated. A tip from the Dallas Police Department’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit was received by the Hood County Crimes Against Children Task Force, the D.A.… Read the rest
A domestic dispute between a 24-year-old Lake Granbury Estates man and his girlfriend resulted in his arrest after he was accused of choking the woman, Hood County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose said.
John David Cunningham was arrested by deputies at about 4:30 a.m. on Jan. 1 at his residence in the 4700 block of Peachtree Street, Rose said.
The 911 call came from a residence on Hilltop Road, where the 23-year-old woman had gone to get help, according to the lieutenant.… Read the rest
An informational meeting for the Hood County Police Explorers is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Annex I Building, 1410 W. Pearl St. in Granbury.
The new local Police Explorers chapter, which is in the process of restarting after a period of inactivity, will be for ages 15-21. Those under 18 must bring a parent or guardian.
For additional information, call Deputy Mel Boschwitz at either 817-579-3316 or 682-500-4346, or email her (firstname.lastname@example.org).… Read the rest
The Hood County January grand jury returned 15 indictments on Wednesday.
Heidi Jene Arrington, 35, Waterview Drive, Granbury, possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram.
Jesus Manuel Blanco, 43, Carter Court, Granbury, theft of property, more than $1,500/less than $20,000.
Trey Ethan Boone, 22, Killeeen, aggravated sexual assault of a child.
Cody Todd Burns, 26, Cliff Swallow Drive, Granbury, assault family/house member-impede breathing/circulation.… Read the rest