Those seeking funding for an economic impact study on the low lake level also intend to research the environmental impact, one of the group’s leaders said.
The aim is to have a double-barrel approach to the only shot Hood County may have in trying to prevent the Brazos River Authority (BRA) from gaining additional water rights. … Read the rest
Trista Cheyenne Ricks, 19, of Whippoorwill Bay is accused of spitting on her 42-year-old mother Thursday at their residence, according to Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose.
She was booked into jail on a felony charge of family violence assault, with previous conviction.
The incident occurred during a disagreement over medication, Rose said, explaining that “spitting is considered physical contact.” … Read the rest
The annual $50 minimum dock fees on Lake Granbury will end next year.
With low lake levels for the past two years, many waterfront owners have protested the payment of dock fees. State Sen. Brian Birdwell (R-Granbury) and state Rep. Jim Keffer (R-Eastland) were seeking legislative action to discontinue the fee when boat docks are not usable. … Read the rest
Whose bees are these, anyway?
A swarm of bees that reportedly have infested an abandoned mobile home in the Lake Granbury Harbor subdivision northwest of Granbury apparently will continue to have the place all to themselves for the foreseeable future.
Wanda Mingus, who lives on Arizona Trail about two blocks from where the bees are hanging out, said she is concerned for the safety of people and animals in the neighborhood because the bees appear to be aggressive.… Read the rest
At a time front-burner issues have local officials depending increasing on the Economic Development Corporation, they were thrown a curve ball by the unexpected resignation of its director, Joey Grisham.
“It came as a surprise, I’ll tell you that,” said County Judge Darrell Cockerham, who is one of the seven members of the Lake Granbury Economic Development Corporation board. … Read the rest
Students and teachers in Granbury ISD will have a holiday Monday.
Winter weather has not led to any school closings, so school will not be held on the two bad weather makeup days – March 29 and April 29. … Read the rest
In response to the recent tragedy in West, Sen. Brian Birdwell (R-Granbury) continues to voice support for the affected families and their gratitude for all those involved in the recovery process.
Birdwell is encouraging those interested in helping to focus on monetary donations, as the community has received a surplus of supplies. … Read the rest