Two candidate forums will be held this week in council chambers at Granbury City Hall in preparation for the March 4 primary election.
The City Hall address is 116 W. Bridge St.
The forums will give voters a chance to hear and question candidates competing in county races, as well as those vying for state representative and U.S. Congress.
Thursday evening, the Hood County Tea Party will host a forum for local candidates starting at 6:30.… Read the rest
A female pedestrian who lives in the Oak Trail Shores subdivision reportedly sustained minor injuries after she was struck by a vehicle in a possible hit-and-run incident shortly after 1:30 p.m. Monday in OTS, according to a DPS trooper at the scene.
An ambulance transported the woman to Lake Granbury Medical Center.
Emergency scanner traffic indicated that authorities were searching for a red pickup as a possible suspect vehicle.… Read the rest
Icy road conditions arrived Monday evening – sooner than expected – but officials said there were no major injuries reported.
Accidents were already starting to pile up across Hood County before 10 p.m. as light freezing drizzle applied an icy glaze to roadways. Sheriff Roger Deeds and Emergency Management Coordinator Ray Wilson said there were no major injuries.
Wilson said a vehicle overturned on Loop 567 Monday evening, and there were also accidents on Lipan Highway, Hill City Highway and in Cresson before midnight.… Read the rest
All current Granbury school district administrators, except one, had their contracts extended one year by the school board Monday night, school spokesman Jeff Meador said.
Brawner Intermediate School Assistant Principal Brian Tewell previously resigned, effective at the end of the school year.
Other resignations effective at the end of the school year:
Acton Middle School: Henry Brewerton, technology applications teacher.
Brawner Intermediate School: Aime Rodriguez, fourth-grade bilingual teacher.… Read the rest
Brandon Michael Bobo, the 34-year-old Hood County man who shot himself on Feb. 4 after a public suicide threat, turned himself at the Granbury police station at 6:17 p.m. Monday on a felony family violence warrant.
Bobo’s threats to kill himself forced authorities to shut down businesses near the intersection of Old Acton Highway and Highway 377 East.
Bobo was charged with assault family violence-impede breathing because of an incident involving his girlfriend, Police Chief Mitch Galvan said.… Read the rest
Thomas Lynn Scrimshire, 56, accused of murder in last month’s shooting death of his stepson, was no-billed by the grand jury on Wednesday.
Scrimshire, a deCordova resident, was released from jail late Wednesday afternoon and will not go to trial, District Attorney Rob Christian said.
Christian explained that the investigation by the Sheriff’s Office and two Texas Rangers revealed that Scrimshire “was justified in using deadly force” when he shot his 39-year-old stepson Michael Brian Hampton of Crowley with a handgun after Hampton entered his stepfather’s home and kicked in the door to the bedroom following an earlier disturbance between the two.… Read the rest
The city of Granbury has not had an assistant city manager for a number of years and has never had a woman in that position.
That all changes Monday.
Sheri Campbell-Husband, former city administrator for the city of Hudson Oaks near Weatherford, will occupy prime real estate – a storage area-turned-office near the corner suite occupied by City Manager Wayne McKethan.… Read the rest