A woman who told authorities that she locked herself in a closet after her boyfriend had choked her on Nov. 4 was not seriously injured, but the man was arrested on a felony assault charge.
Cody Todd Burns, 26, of the 1100 block of Cliff Swallow Drive in Granbury’s Water’s Edge subdivision, exited his residence with his hands in the air with multiple officers on the scene after the disturbance call to 911 indicated that the suspect had a gun, said Deputy Chief Alan Hines of the Granbury Police Department.… Read the rest
Five Republican incumbents and three political newcomers wasted no time filing paperwork for the spring 2014 primaries after the filing period opened on Saturday.
Ten county seats will be on the March 4 primary ballot.
The Republican headquarters was open on Saturday to accept candidate paperwork.
The Democratic headquarters was not open on that day, but was open for business on Monday.… Read the rest
The voters have spoken, but in two Granbury City Council races, they didn’t speak loudly enough.
A runoff will have to settle the question of who will be the next mayor of Granbury and who will claim the Place 4 seat.
It would have taken only a few more votes to have given current Mayor Pro Tem Nin Hulett the edge he needed to win the required 50 percent of the vote, plus one, to win the mayoral race outright.… Read the rest
It wasn’t just a first down. It was fumble recovery for a touchdown.
So believes Granbury School Superintendent Jim Largent about Tuesday’s $85 million school bond passage.
“I believe this was truly a game changer for our district and community,” Largent said. “The children in Granbury will benefit greatly for decades to come.”
Forty-year-old Granbury High School will be transformed into virtually a new high school, the superintendent has said.… Read the rest
Granbury School Board candidate Joe W. Jones felt confident going into Tuesday’s election.
He talked to the right people. School board members and administrators educated him about GISD, giving him knowledge that helped his campaign.
Jones won by a whisker.
He gathered 2,595 votes. His opponent, Robert Lee Carter, pulled in 2,556.
That’s a difference of only 39 votes.
“I got pretty nervous watching those numbers pop up,” Jones said about his evening at American Town Hall where election results were posted.… Read the rest
Starting today, candidates can begin filing for the spring 2014 primaries.
Ten county seats will be on the March 4 primary ballot. They are: County Commissioner, Precinct 2; County Commissioner, Precinct 4; county clerk; county judge; county court-at-law judge; district clerk; district judge; Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2; Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3; and treasurer.
The filing period for the primary election will run through Dec.… Read the rest
A mobile home and a two-story storage building on the same lot in the 3800 block of Chickasaw Circle in Indian Harbor south of Granbury that caught fire early Monday morning were a total loss, Fire Marshal Ray Wilson said.
No injuries were reported.
The fire, which was called in to 911 at about 4:30 a.m., also caused minor damage to the outside of a storage building on an adjacent lot.… Read the rest
Any hardworking cop will tell you that the job can get pretty hairy sometimes.
That’s going to be especially true for the majority of the Granbury Police Department between now and December. Most of the male police officers are growing “Santa beards” as a way to raise money for Kids Armor of Hope, a nonprofit that makes it possible for abused children to attend summer camp.… Read the rest