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Felony Charges

September 20, 2014

Six felony arrests were made between Sept. 11 and Sept. 17.

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:

nMichael James Brennan, 42, Wildwood Circle, Granbury, possession/promote child pornography.

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Volunteers needed to build haunted house

September 20, 2014
Volunteers needed to build haunted house

Can you swing a hammer?

If so, you are needed to help nail down the haunted house for the First Annual GranScary benefiting Hood County Christmas for Children.

GranScary will be held at the Granbury Reunion Grounds Oct. 24-25 and Oct. 31-Nov. 1.

The event is geared toward high school and college students from Hood and surrounding counties.

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We help by working together

September 20, 2014
We help by working together

The VFW and area Home Depot Stores have partnered to help provide a place to live for a local veteran’s family. Both Shadow and Amy Gartman were fully employed until Shadow developed brain cancer. Prior to his passing, Air Force veteran Gartman was hoping to provide a home for his wife.

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Check wells for bacteria

September 20, 2014

Bacteria and nitrate are widespread in the environment, so every household water well owner should regularly test the water to make sure no health risks exist, according to the National Ground Water Association.

While most bacteria found in water do not cause disease, disease-causing bacteria called pathogens can exist in well water given the right circumstances, officials with NGWA report.

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Business Briefs

September 20, 2014

REALTOR BETH SHEARON

EARNS GRI DESIGNATION

Beth Shearon of Winston Properties, LLC recently received the nationally recognized Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI) designation.

The GRI program is offered through the Nationl Association of Realtors and administered by the Texas Association of Realtors. Graduates complete 30-hour courses in specialized subjects such as contracts, finance, professional standards, agency marketing and implementing technology to improve their business.

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Fire destroys over 200 hay bales

September 13, 2014
Fire destroys over 200 hay bales

A grass fire started from a riding mower spread to over 200 round bales of hay Wednesday afternoon, Fire Marshal Ray Wilson said.

The hay caught fire near Neri Road and Peak Road south of Granbury. The smoke was so thick in places that authorities closed a section of Neri Road.

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Lawman: Man, 18, caught with drugs after pursuit

September 13, 2014
Lawman: Man, 18, caught with drugs after pursuit

Slade

Zachery Tyler Slade, 18, of the 3000 block of Oak Wood Street in Granbury, was arrested Tuesday night on drug and evading arrest charges.

Deputies were patrolling the 3000 block of Oak Wood Street in Oak Trail Shores when they observed a suspicious male walking, Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose said.

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Felony Arrests

September 13, 2014

Nine felony arrests were made between Sept. 4 and Sept. 10.

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:

Francis Wyatt Armstrong, 60, Godley, driving while intoxicated, third or more.

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Energy future keynote topic

September 13, 2014

As director of the TCU Energy Institute, Ken Morgan knows a thing or two about energy.

He will share some of his knowledge at the 10th Annual Economic Outlook Conference on Wednesday. Morgan will speak on “Our Energy Future: Buyer or Seller?”

Morgan has lectured extensively throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia and the Middle East about resource mapping, energy technology and emerging natural gas markets.

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$4,646 IN SCHOOL SUPPLIES

September 13, 2014

$4,646 IN SCHOOL SUPPLIES

COLLECTED AT KROGER

Hundreds of students received free school supplies to start the year off right thanks to the efforts of Kroger and its customers. The program kicked off July 31 and ended Aug. 18. During Kroger’s Stuff the School Bus drive, school supplies valued at $4,646 were collected for Granbury students.

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