Three individuals whose names were listed among the felony arrests in the April 12 edition of the Hood County News are not facing charges, according to officials.
A mistake was responsible for a felony count of deadly conduct-discharge firearm that was on the felony list for Sherry Palmer Gaston, 55, of the 2800 block of Overton Court in Granbury. Gaston has no charges against her, Hood County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose said.… Read the rest
Now Facebook has yet another potential use – connecting with Hood County Crime Stoppers.
The organization’s Facebook page was created on April 11. Crime of the Week will be featured. “We will be able to put videos and pictures of suspects,” Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Kathy Jividen said.
To report tips call 817-573-TIPS (8477) or go online (hoodcountycrimestoppers.com).… Read the rest
Former Granbury resident Blake T. Bowen, a special agent with IRS Criminal Investigation, was recently recognized for his work that led to the conviction of Julio Cesar Cardenas and members of his drug trafficking organization.
The award is presented by the U.S. Attorney’s Office to recognize officers and agents in the Southern District of Texas for outstanding performance and contribution to federal investigations.… Read the rest
Ten felony arrests were made between April 10 and April 16. Suspects were arrested here, but their alleged crimes may have occurred outside the county. They have not been convicted of the charges listed.
Cecil William Bason, 52, Venus Drive, Granbury, possession of marijuana, more than 4 ounces/less than 5 pounds.
Angela Dawn Farquer, 41, Fort Worth, possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, more than 1 gram/less than 4 grams; possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram.… Read the rest
A reward of up to $6,000 is being offered for a tip to Crime Stoppers that leads to an indictment in a major theft of property.
The crime took place late on the night of March 20 or early on March 21 off Hideaway Bay Court in the Hideaway Bay subdivision northeast of Granbury.
The owner of the items is offering a $5,000 reward.… Read the rest
The City of Granbury approved 22 building permits in March valued at $5,866,739. $4 million of that total went to United Cooperative Services for commercial renovations and expansion of its service building on Fall Creek Highway.
City of Granbury, Spa Skateparks, 400 N. Park St., new commercial, $0.
Sharon Mills, Mark Fritz Concrete, 1519 Clover Lane, driveway approach, $65.
Kroger, RPM xConstruction LLC, 3811 Highway 377 E., commercial, $188,492.… Read the rest
February was not kind to Granbury sales tax receipts. But sales tax in Hood County saw a big boost.
Granbury sales tax revenue was down for the month, while Hood County saw an increase of 33 percent.
Sales tax collected by governmental entities in February was turned over the state in March.
Taxing entities will see the local sales tax portions returned in April.… Read the rest
After hosting more than 30 events at the Granbury Resort Conference Center in April 2011, activity has slowed in 2014.
For the month of April 2011, the Granbury Resort Conference Center hosted more than 2,400 visitors at events. This included the State Master Gardeners four-day conference, Model T three-day conference, Texas Press Association two-day conference and a two-day conference for the Red Hat Ladies.… Read the rest