As one of the few remaining original drive-in theatres in Texas and the U.S., the Brazos Drive-In Theatre is a draw for those who want to experience a blast from the past.
But the need to blast into the 21st century is threatening to turn out the lights at the drive-in that opened in 1952 to an eager crowd of boys with Pomade and girls with bobby socks.… Read the rest
Five days after a former prosecutor was arrested in the Texas courthouse where he currently sits on the bench as an elected district judge – accused of withholding exculpatory evidence in a wrongful conviction case – the Texas House of Representatives passed a bill calling for an Innocence Commission. … Read the rest
Granbury High School announced the top 10 seniors.
Alyssa Tigner and Devon De-Young will represent the senior class as valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively. Others in the top 10 of the graduating class are (in order): Zach Morgan, Blair Cowden, Caitlyn Thatcher, Blake Ward, Klint Keating, Ryan Hammonds, Evangelina Oviedo and Jessica Martinez. … Read the rest
Just minutes after finishing the Boston Marathon, Megan Conner heard and felt the first bomb blast that shocked the city and the nation on April 15.
“I saw the smoke, and I heard the blast. I was just a couple of blocks away,” said Conner, a 1998 graduate of Granbury High School who works in the music business as a songwriter, singer and producer.… Read the rest
It’s getting to be that time of year again – the time when county fuel budgets are running on empty.
New Precinct 1 Constable Joe Lee was questioned at last week’s Commissioners Court meeting regarding his second request for additional fuel money since taking office in January. The first time, the court gave him an additional $500. This time, he asked for $2,650, but was given $1,500 instead.… Read the rest
A two-vehicle, head-on collision late Sunday afternoon in Erath County claimed the life of 2012 Lipan High School valedictorian Courtney Kay Smalley and three other people under 30 years old.
There were no survivors.
Smalley, 18, a freshman at Tarleton State University, was reportedly traveling back to Stephenville for the start of this week’s classes with a passenger, 19-year-old Kimberly Genice Peacock of Fort Worth.… Read the rest