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Title dreams slip away from Pioneers

December 2, 2015
Title dreams slip away from Pioneers

BRIDGEPORT – Kirby Rasco stood outside the North Central Texas Academy locker room, just inside from the frigid cold.

The same sub-freezing temperatures that had helped get the best of his team moments earlier in a 68-45 loss to Wichita Falls Notre Dame in the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools Six-Man Division III semifinals.

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Glen Rose Highway traffic rolling once more

November 30, 2015

A two-vehicle accident on Glen Rose Highway that caused a long backup of the two northbound lanes of traffic earlier this evening has been cleared, according to reports. The collision had resulted in a truck catching on fire. …

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Weatherford Highway opened up; fire mop-up continues

November 30, 2015

City of Granbury Fire Inspector Kevin Jones said Weatherford Highway in Granbury is reopened to traffic as of shortly before 4:30 p.m. today. Firefighters continue to work in “mop-up” mode at the Equibrand rope plant fire in the 1300 block across from Daffan Industrial Park. Jones said firefighting crews will likely be at the site throughout the night, and asked that anyone driving past the area use caution.…

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Code Red lifted for ‘shelter in place’ from fire’s smoke

November 30, 2015

Fire Marshal Ray Wilson said that the Code Red alert to “shelter in place” because of smoke concerns has been lifted for those who reside near the fire at the Equibrand rope plant in the 1300 block of Weatherford Highway. Firefighters are still doing “mop-up” work at the scene, and Weatherford Highway will remain closed a while longer because fire hoses are still lying across the roadway.…

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Fire marshal: Equibrand fire in mop-up; highway still closed

November 30, 2015

The major fire that began just before 4 a.m. today at the Equibrand rope plant in the 1300 block of Weatherford Highway is entering into the “mop-up” stage, but the highway will remain closed for about another hour and a half, Fire Marshal Ray Wilson said at 3:30 p.m. Wilson noted that one Granbury VFD firefighter had a minor injury and was treated at the scene.…

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Workshop Tuesday on town square project

November 30, 2015

The public can attend a workshop Tuesday (Dec. 1) that will include members of the Granbury City Council and the Historic Preservation Commission. They will discuss the Downtown Streetscape Plan. There will be no public hearing, so citizens will not be allowed to speak. However, more workshops on the square beautification project will be held in the future and citizens will be allowed to provide input, according to city officials.…

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Fire marshal: Residents asked to ‘shelter in place’ because of smoke

November 30, 2015

Fire Marshal Ray Wilson is suggesting that residents in and around the ongoing major fire at the Equibrand rope plant in the 1300 block of Weatherford Highway “shelter in place” as a precaution for now because of the smoke and lack of wind. Wilson specifically mentioned areas from Trinity Mission to St.…

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Two warrants issued, one arrested in Alvarez case

November 24, 2015

A woman has been served with a misdemeanor assault warrant and officials are trying to deliver an identical warrant to a man as a result of the Weatherford Police Department’s probe into the Feb. 7 death of 2007 Granbury High School graduate Charles Alvarez Jr. WPD Commander Chris Crawford said Weatherford resident Rachel Alexandra Dover, 20, was served while in the Parker County Jail on other charges.…

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Cold, windy blast heading our way early Saturday

November 20, 2015

Enjoy today’s predicted 75-degree sunny weather; your comfortable world is about to change. Tonight’s low is predicted to hit 46, and a cold front will bring winds up to 30 mph, prompting a wind advisory from 3 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. Saturday’s high should be 52, and a freeze is predicted Saturday night going into Sunday, down to 28.…

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Two women hospitalized after crash

November 15, 2015

The drivers of two vehicles that collided Friday on Highway 377 near Industrial Avenue – Julie Vu, 51, and Jennifer Robbin Adkinson, 45, both of Granbury – were transported to LGMC by ambulance, Granbury Police Deputy Chief Alan Hines said. Their medical condition is not yet available.…

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