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Shot enters neighbor’s window; two arrested

May 23, 2015
Shot enters neighbor’s window; two arrested

Two people were arrested after an investigation Wednesday morning related to shots fired on East Bridge Street.

Donald Wayne Marlow, 53, has been charged with deadly conduct and Alicia M. Cutchen, 33, has been charged with assault family violence, Granbury Police Chief Mitch Galvan said.

Officers were sent to the 600 block of East Bridge Street after multiple calls of shots fired, including a woman who reported that a shot had entered her home.

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Deputies: Man shoves disabled mother to the floor

May 23, 2015

Robert Matthew Cason, 33, of Granbury was arrested Sunday for burglary of a habitation and injury to a disabled person.

According to Hood County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Johnny Rose, deputies responded to a disturbance call in the 600 block of Whippoorwill Drive. Deputies learned that Cason allegedly used a hatchet to chop open the front door of his mother’s home, and once inside, shoved her to the floor and stepped on her foot.

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DPS troopers out in force this holiday weekend

May 23, 2015

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase trooper patrols this Memorial Day weekend.

Troopers will be looking for drunken drivers, and speeding, seat belt and other traffic violators.

“DPS urges Texans to celebrate Memorial Day responsibly as they honor the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our nation,” said DPS Director Steven McCraw.

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Tolar man accused of choking wife

May 20, 2015

A 27-year-old Tolar man accused of putting his wife in a choke hold during an argument last week is charged with a felony assault charge, according to Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose.

Jeremy Ryan Kirk was taken into custody May 12 about 5:30 p.m. The victim, his 26-year-old wife, was not seriously injured, Rose noted.

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Group to discuss names for new tourism board

May 20, 2015

The board created to explore a possible transition to a stand-alone corporation managing Granbury’s tourism industry will meet again tonight at the Inn on Lake Granbury.

The Destination Marketing Organization Transition Committee will be creating its preliminary budget, bylaws and business plan.

The committee will also collaborate on suggestions for additional board members, returning to a discussion held at the May 7 meeting.

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Grief stricken

May 20, 2015
Grief stricken

Ryan Goforth of Sandy Beach collapses after pulling Aaryn Thacker, 3, from the water near the Sandy Beach boat dock. Goforth was the boy’s neighbor and called him “one of my best friends.” See related story on Page One.

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‘Click It or Ticket’ now underway

May 20, 2015

Law enforcement officials and the Texas Department of Transportation want you to know that seat belts save lives.

But only if they’re used.

TxDOT’s 14th annual “Click It or Ticket” campaign began Monday and will continue through May 31.

DPS troopers be participating, along with the Sheriff’s Office and Lipan city marshal.

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Grief stricken

May 20, 2015
Grief stricken

Ryan Goforth of Sandy Beach collapses after pulling Aaryn Thacker, 3, from the water near the Sandy Beach boat dock. Goforth was the boy’s neighbor and called him “one of my best friends.” See related story on Page One.

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Man arrested on child indecency charge

May 20, 2015

A 37-year-old Indian Harbor man is accused of having sexual contact with an underage victim, District Attorney Rob Christian said.

Eric Stephen Kirchner, of the 1300 block of Chippewa Trail, was arrested at his residence just before 4:30 a.m. on May 12 by members of the Hood County Crimes Against Children Task Force.

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Rollover

May 16, 2015
Rollover

A unidentified woman who was driving this sport utility vehicle reportedly suffered only a bump on the head when it rolled over during a rainstorm Wednesday afternoon on Highway 377 between Cresson and Granbury. Rescuers faced a challenge freeing the trapped woman.

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