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Pink power at Classic

October 25, 2014
Pink power at Classic

The folks at Classic Chevrolet are focused on a pink out for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Those test driving a vehicle may validate their experience online and a $10 contribution will be made to the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer program. Classic is located at 1901 E. Highway 377.

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Felony Arrests

October 25, 2014

Thirteen felony arrests were made between Oct. 16 and Oct. 22. 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:

nRobert Matthew Cason, 32, Whippoorwill Drive, Whippoorwill Bay, Granbury, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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Charis Hospice is locally owned

October 25, 2014
Charis Hospice is locally owned

Charis Hospice, 2001 Fall Creek Highway, was recently licensed through the nonprofit Department of Aging and Disabilities Services. Dale Pierce (front), Natalie Jefferson and Gina Forrest are owners of Charis Hospice LLC. “The company is working for a role in the ever-growing senior market in Hood and surrounding counties by providing loving care for families in a time of need,” said Jefferson.

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Making homes in Hood County

October 25, 2014
Making homes in Hood County

A crew from Home Depot participated in the construction of a Habitat Home for Robert and Celina Canales on Saturday, Oct. 18. Habitat for Humanity of Hood County is grateful to Home Depot for its support, said Habitat spokesman John Quilty. Home Depot provided some partial financial assistance for five homes in Hood County.

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Standoff ends in arrest

October 25, 2014

Hood County Sheriff’s Office deputies endured a five-hour standoff with a man the evening of Oct. 17 at a Granbury home, according to Lieutenant Johnny Rose.

Rose said deputies were called to a disturbance involving a knife in the 600 block of Ranch Road in Western Hills Harbor around 6:30.

Deputies said Bradley Dean Kent, 22, allegedly threatened family members with a kitchen knife and refused to come out of the home, Rose added.

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Annual job growth sets record for Texas

October 25, 2014
Annual job growth sets record for Texas

The Texas economy added 36,400 seasonally adjusted total nonfarm jobs in September.

Over the year, Texas added 413,700 total non-farm jobs, the largest gain over a 12-month period ever recorded in the Lone Star State.

“The Texas economy, from our employers across all major industries to our skilled and dedicated workers, continues to perform at a record pace,” said Andres Alcantar, who is chairman of the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).

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Welcome to GranScary

October 25, 2014
Welcome to GranScary

Granbury High School junior Hunter Clowers was among a group of students who did a practice run Wednesday night through the GranScary haunted house at the Granbury Reunion Grounds. The creepy tour will be through the home of the Slaughter family and their Good Neighbor Meat Company, with a couple of spooky stops in between.

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Felony Arrests

October 18, 2014

Nine felony arrests were made between Oct. 9 and Oct. 15. 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:

nRonnie Lynn Alexander, 25, Oak Meadow Street, Oak Trail Shores, Granbury, assault of family/house member, impeded breathing.

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Man charged with choking girlfriend

October 18, 2014

A Granbury man allegedly choked his 22-year-old girlfriend during an argument, according to Hood County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose.

Ronnie Lynn Alexander, 25, of the 3900 block of Oak Meadow Drive, Granbury, was arrested Oct. 10 and charged with felony assault family violence choking, Rose said.

He was out of jail at press time.

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Grieving parents donate golf cart to county

October 18, 2014

The golf cart that was involved in a fatal accident last month in Pecan Plantation has been donated to the county.

At its regular meeting Tuesday, the Hood County Commissioners Court approved Sheriff Roger Deeds’ acceptance of the cart.

It will be used for excursions that are made daily between the Sheriff’s Office at the Law Enforcement Center and the county’s vehicle impound yard.

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