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Small plane makes emergency landing

August 7, 2015

Adult, child walk away after small plane makes emergency landing in field off Cleburne Highway, east of Acton. Plane damaged, fuel leaking, according to emergency dispatch. Emergency crews responding.…

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Kindergarten registration Thursday

August 5, 2015

Parents of Granbury ISD kindergartners will register their children Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Parents should go to the campus their children will attend. Children must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2015. For pre-kindergarten, children must meet family income or other guidelines and be 4 years old on or before Sept.…

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The heat is on; burn ban considered

August 4, 2015

Take care, it’s hot out there. A heat advisory is in effect through Thursday evening with temperatures approaching triple digits and heat index values exceeding 105 degrees. Rain? At least not for another 10 days, according to forecasts. A burn ban will be considered for Hood County, authorities said.…

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Registration continues for new students

August 4, 2015

Granbury ISD continues to register students new to the school district. On Wednesday, Crossland Ninth Grade Center will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and Acton and Granbury middle schools will be open from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Elementaries will be open weekdays from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.…

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Disturbance brings officers to downtown square

August 4, 2015

A mid-afternoon disturbance Tuesday between a husband and wife brought multiple law enforcement vehicles, including the DPS and multiple Granbury Police units, to the corner of West Pearl Street and Crockett Street at the downtown square in Granbury,. GPD Deputy Chief Alan Hines also said he has not yet received a report on the incident.…

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FEMA disaster assistance crew extends local stay

August 3, 2015

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster assistance registration intake center that opened here last week will remain open through Saturday, Aug. 8, Emergency Management Coordinator Ray Wilson said. The center is in the meeting room at the Hood County Annex I building, 1410 W. Pearl St. Residents with damage due the flooding and storms between May 4 and June 22 can see a FEMA representative about potential assistance.…

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Mallard Pointe man dies from apparent drowning

July 31, 2015

Robert VanOsteen, 64, of the 1900 block of Green Wing Drive in the Mallard Pointe subdivision northeast of Granbury, died Friday of an apparent drowning in his backyard pool, Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose and Justice of the Peach Cotton Howell confirmed. VanOsteen was pronounced dead at 4:55 p.m. in the emergency room at Lake Granbury Medical Center.…

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Man who sank to bottom of pool transported to hospital

July 31, 2015

A man who had been using a floatation device in a pool at a residence in the Mallard Pointe subdivision sank to the bottom because of a possible medical problem and was transported by ambulance to Lake Granbury Medical Center at about 4:30 p.m. Friday, according to Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose.…

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FEMA registration intake center to open Monday

July 26, 2015

A Federal Emergency Management Agency registration intake center is set to open in Granbury Monday through Saturday in the meeting room at the Hood County Annex I building, 1410 W. Pearl St. Residents who had property damage due the flooding and storms between May 4 and June 22 can speak to a FEMA representative about potential federal assistance.…

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Stabbing victim being flown to area hospital

July 23, 2015

A Hispanic male who was an apparent stabbing victim shortly before 9 p.m. tonight (July 23) is being flown to a Fort Worth hospital, according to Hood County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose. Although few details are known, the injured man showed up at a convenience store in Thorpe Spring, possibly from the Arrowhead Shores area, before 911 was called and he was flown by air ambulance from another location in that vicinity.…

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