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GISD students advance to state science fair

March 5, 2014
GISD students advance to state science fair

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. Gonzales Convention Center in San Antonio are:

Crossland students Kaylee Brawner and Liesl Krone; AMS students Benjamin Lillagore, Jack Miller, Eileen Parker, Kaitlyn Parker and Rayni Skaggs; and GMS students Ranisha Pickett and Lauren Wallace.Read the rest

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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.Read the rest

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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.Read the rest

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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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Now that’s what I call bulls on the beach

March 4, 2014
Now that’s what I call bulls on the beach

There was a festive atmosphere at the Bulls on the Beach portable arena at City Beach Saturday. The bull riding event was a new feature to the annual Texas Independence Day celebration presented in Granbury by the Texas Heroes Foundation. Beach balls were bouncing around in the bleachers, and beach music was played between bull riding announcements. Many were out and about enjoying the beautiful weather Saturday.Read the rest

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Terrific new Tolar City Hall

March 1, 2014
Terrific new Tolar City Hall

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EPA approves Bulls on the Beach

March 1, 2014

A bull riding event dubbed Bulls on the Beach, planned as part of this weekend’s Texas Independence Day celebration in Granbury, will be held – with a stamp of approval from the Environmental Protection Agency.

A minor blip of controversy had popped up over poop that will inevitably be deposited by the bulls – and whether it was environmentally safe to stage the event on the Granbury City Beach.Read the rest

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Felony Arrests

March 1, 2014

Four felony arrests were made between Feb. 20 and Feb. 26.

Suspects were arrested here, but their alleged crimes may have occurred outside the county.

They have not been convicted of the charges listed.

William Peter Abrial, 42, Denison, driving while intoxicated, third or more.

Byron Lee Luther, 43, Spanish Moss Drive, Granbury, driving while intoxicated, third or more.

Paige Alexandria-Lynn Mann, 19, Lakeside Hills Drive, Granbury, theft more than $20,000/less than $100,000.Read the rest

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Bicyclist injured in collision with car

February 26, 2014
Bicyclist injured in collision with car

A 69-year-old Erath County woman suffered injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening on Saturday afternoon in Granbury when the bicycle she was riding was struck by a 2009 Lexus, according to officials.

Granbury Police Department Deputy Chief Alan Hines stated that the bicyclist, Stephanie Michelle Noland of Stephenville, “turned when unsafe by turning left into traffic in front of (the Lexus).”

The car struck the rear tire of the bicycle, resulting in the fall.Read the rest

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Distinguished Alumni

February 22, 2014
Distinguished Alumni

Former Granbury Soil Conservation Service district conservationist Kent Ferguson (second from right) was recently honored by the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Texas Tech University as a 2014 Distinguished Alumni. Ferguson, who now resides in Valley Mills, spent about 20 years in Granbury, starting in 1982. He helped develop conservation plans on farms and ranches in the area.Read the rest

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