Online donations can be made for family displaced by fire

April 1, 2015

There is a website in place for those who want to donate money to help the family of six displaced by fire Monday morning in the Blue Water Shores subdivision. John and Cindy Bowen, along with their sons Jonathan and Blain, lived with a daughter-in-law and a 4-month-old granddaughter in a 3-bedroom double-wide mobile home.…

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Family displaced by fire in Montego Bay

March 30, 2015

A family of five was displaced by a fire in a double-wide mobile home Monday morning in the Montego Bay subdivision but there were no injuries, according to Fire Marshal Ray Wilson. About half of the structure was damaged, primarily in the attic, Wilson said. Red Cross contacted the family to provide them with a place to stay.…

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Small porch fire extinguished in Hunterwood subdivision

March 27, 2015

Hood County firefighters put out a minor fire that erupted on the front porch of a residence on Moose Drive in the Hunterwood subdivision just southeast of Granbury shortly after noon today, Fire Marshal Ray Wilson said. A cigarette was placed in an ash tray but not completely extinguished before the tray was emptied into a trash can, Wilson said.…

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Officials respond to bee swarm attacking man

March 24, 2015

Police officers and medical personnel shortly before 2 p.m. Tuesday responded to the 600 block of North Crockett in Granbury after a 911 call reporting a swarm of bees attacking a man.…

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Texas House taking a look at open carry bill

March 19, 2015

Texas Senate Bill 17 was passed on Monday and will now be considered by the Texas House of Representatives. If passed and signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott, the legislation would allow for the open carry of holstered handguns by licensed handgun owners in Texas.…

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Navajo Code Talkers will be featured

March 19, 2015

Peter MacDonald is one of six World War II Navajo Code Talkers who will be speak at a special event  at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 21. Hosted by the U.S. Veterans Museum, the program will be at the Somervell County Expo Center in Glen Rose. The evening will include a history of the Code Talkers, Native American music and dance and an optional seated dinner.…

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McDonald’s temporarily closed after fire call

March 18, 2015

The McDonald’s on South Morgan Street in Granbury missed the lunch rush and is still temporarily closed after a fire call was taken by 911 dispatchers shortly after 10:30 a.m. today (Wednesday, March 18). Granbury Fire Chief Brent Blackmon said that the grease fryer blaze was “very minor,” and was put out with an extinguisher before Granbury Volunteer Fire Department firefighters arrived.…

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GPD: Brazos River Acres resident caught with 115 grams of meth

March 17, 2015

Justin Eugene Sprague, 37, of Copper Mountain Court in the Brazos River Acres subdivision, was found with 115 grams of methamphetamine and 15.7 ounces of marijuana in his vehicle shortly before midnight Monday night behind a business in the 1000 block of Highway 377 East, according to Granbury Police Chief Mitch Galvan.…

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Rain in forecast for Tuesday

March 16, 2015

Hood Countians may want to get out the umbrellas Tuesday morning. There’s a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8 a.m., increasing to 70 percent Tuesday night.…

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Missing elderly Granbury woman found in Hico

March 10, 2015

Deputy Chief Alan Hines of the Granbury Police Department confirmed just after 7:45 p.m. today (Tuesday, March 10) that officers in Hico have pulled over an elderly Granbury woman who was driving and had been reported missing. Hines said that the police were notified at about 5 p.m. today (Tuesday, March 10) that the woman was reported missing.…

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