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Felony Arrests

November 22, 2014

Six felony arrests were made between Nov. 13 and Nov. 19.

Suspects were arrested here. However, their alleged crimes may have occurred outside Hood County, local authorities said. They have not been convicted of the charges listed.

Those arrested are:

nMelvin Kym Austin, 52, Weatherford, possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram.

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Total Equipment burglarized

November 22, 2014

Hood County Crime Stoppers is seeking tips on a theft of tires from Total Equipment on Glen Rose Highway.

The burglary happened on or before Oct. 28, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Someone forced their way onto the property and stole 12 semi-truck tires. Value of the tires and property damage totaled $14,320.

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Girls bring cheer to post office

November 22, 2014

Two little girls delighted customers and employees at the Granbury Post Office on Wednesday afternoon holding doors, repeating a jingle and spreading a little holiday cheer.

“They really made my day,” said Sue Hoffman, who felt so good after she left the post office she called the Hood County News to report it.

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Local audiologist opens Crawford Hearing Aid Center

November 22, 2014
Local audiologist opens Crawford Hearing Aid Center

Debra Crawford has been working in the hearing aid field in Granbury for the past 12 years. “I love Granbury,” she said. “The people are extremely friendly and the town is truly one-of-a-kind!”

This week, Debra and her husband Matt Crawford opened Crawford Hearing Aid Center at 2441 E. Highway 377, Suite 108.

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Business Briefs

November 22, 2014

DR. HEIZER AWARDED FELLOWSHIP IN DENTISTRY

Dr. Jonathan Heizer was recently recognized during convocation ceremonies at the annual meeting of the Academy of Dentistry International.

He was awarded Fellowship in The Academy of Dentistry International. Fellowship in the Academy is an honor bestowed upon dentists who have distinguished themselves in their profession and who were nominated for the award by an active Fellow of the Academy.

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Granbury senior flips car on way to school

November 22, 2014
Granbury senior flips car on way to school

A Granbury High School senior flipped his grandfather’s BMW on the way to school Wednesday morning.

Michael Perry, 17, was driving in the 6300 block of Gee Road from his home in Blue Water Shores when he lost control of the sports car, according to his grandfather, Tom Perry.

The grandfather said he was transported to Lake Granbury Medical Center for minor injuries.

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Two Weatherford residents facing felony drug charges

November 22, 2014

A traffic stop by Hood County Sheriff’s deputies on Highway 377 East Monday night led to the arrest of two Weatherford residents, according to Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose.

Deputies discovered that Christine Nolan Williams, 52, had 2 grams of cocaine and under a gram of methamphetamine, Rose said.

Williams was charged with two felonies – possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, greater than 1 gram/less than 4 grams and possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram.

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Home sales showing good signs

November 19, 2014
Home sales showing good signs

The data on real estate for Hood County is in, and things are looking good.

In the past three years, Hood County residential property sales have seen a major increase, from 36 in January of 2011 to 75 in October of 2014. That’s a 48 percent increase.

Another good sign is the decrease in median days on market: 94 in January 2011 down to 80 in October 2014, a 15 percent drop.

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October Health Inspection Scores

November 19, 2014

Food service health inspection scores are posted monthly by the city of Granbury.

Inspections occur about twice a year, not all businesses are inspected each month. Each violation has a demerit value, and this is subtracted from 100 to give the inspection score.

Restaurants with a failing score of 59 or below are closed immediately and must be re-inspected before opening.

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Total loss

November 19, 2014
Total loss

A fire destroyed a mobile home Thursday in the 3000 block of Sycamore Court in Oak Trail Shores. Fire crews rake through debris “doing an overhaul of the scene to ensure the fire was out,” according to Fire Marshal Ray Wilson. Wilson said no one was hurt in the fire, and the cause is still under investigation.

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