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NCTA girls drill Covenant, 72-38

January 24, 2015

North Central Texas Academy basketball girls improved to 4-0 in district play Tuesday night at home with a 72-38 victory over Fort Worth Covenant Classical School.

“We knew going into this game that Covenant Classical was going to be our toughest opponent in district play,” NCTA girls coach Jodie Stevens said.

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Pioneers dominate to reach 4-0 in district

January 24, 2015

The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers advanced to 4-0 in district Tuesday night with a 60-19 home boys basketball victory over Fort Worth Covenant Classical.

Swan Ayada led the way offensively for the Pioneers with 18 points in the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools contest as the Pioneers improved to 10-3 on the season.

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Woman, 87, dies almost two weeks after crash

April 9, 2014
Woman, 87, dies almost two weeks after crash

Marcille Manley Booth was known as a quiet woman, but her actions in serving others spoke loud and clear.

Her niece’s husband and her pastor both described Booth as someone who consistently looked for opportunities to be a helpful citizen – and had a special interest in children.

Booth, 87, died on April 1 from complications of injuries she suffered in a March 19 accident in the 1900 block of Acton Highway in Granbury near The Pet Hospital.

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Sailor escaped Japanese attack

April 9, 2014
Sailor escaped Japanese attack

Alan Lawler was one of the sailors stationed below deck on the USS Colorado.

Then hell broke loose.

The battleship was unexpectedly pummeled by Japanese onshore battery outposts just off Tinian Island on July 24, 1944.

“My battle station was in the magazines,” said the 87-year-old Indian Harbor resident and World War II veteran.

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Firefighters pull boy stuck in mud

April 9, 2014

deCordova Volunteer Fire Department firefighters had to pull a 12-year-old boy out of mud Saturday near the deCordova marina, but he apparently did not require medical treatment.

That’s according to reports made to deCordova Fire Chief Skip Davenport.

DIGGING FOR FOSSILS

He said the boy and a friend reportedly were on land near the edge of Lake Granbury, digging for fossils in the mud, when his legs got stuck.

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Clyde administrator finalist for GISD asst. superintendent

April 9, 2014
Clyde administrator finalist for GISD asst. superintendent

Clyde school administrator Dobie Williams is the finalist for Granbury school district assistant superintendent for finance and operations.

Superintendent Jim Largent will make the recommendation Monday to the school board. Williams could begin his duties in early May.

Williams, 54, will be the district’s chief financial officer and will oversee departments for athletics/community education, facilities/maintenance, support services and transportation.

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GISD focuses on bus safety

April 9, 2014

The wheels on the bus may go ’round and ’round, but when they stop, you’d better, too.

Before long, Granbury ISD school buses could be equipped with stop arm cameras so that citations can be mailed to those who endanger children by passing stopped school buses.

The fines attached to those citations are steep.

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County catches rainfall Sunday

April 9, 2014

The rainfall Sunday was more than welcome, but totals were spotty across Hood County.

The Stroud Creek Estates area was hit with pea-size hail early Monday evening, with hard rain lasting about 30 minutes.

On Sunday, Cresson topped the list with 1.03 inches of rainfall, while both deCordova and Acton had about an inch.

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Let’s play T-ball!

April 8, 2014
Let’s play T-ball!

Five-year-old River Yates and his team the Orioles faced the Tigers Saturday morning at the Granbury City Park. Even though their ages are 5 and under, these kids know how to play a serious game of T-ball. The ball fields at Moore Street and the City Park have been teeming with young participants and their fans Friday evenings and Saturdays.

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Man, 76, sexually abused boys

April 5, 2014
Man, 76, sexually abused boys

A 76-year-old Granbury Sunday school teacher who pleaded guilty to sexually molesting underage boys was sentenced Tuesday to four 10-year prison sentences by District Judge Ralph Walton.

District Attorney Rob Christian said that three male victims, who were about 14 years old when the sexual abuse occurred about six years ago, testified about the offenses.

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