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Suspects with criminal record sentenced to prison terms

August 30, 2014
Suspects with criminal record sentenced to prison terms

Browne

Missimer

A 44-year-old Granbury man, with a criminal record including assault and burglary, was sentenced to 20 years in prison.

The sentence was handed down by a Hood County jury on Aug. 19, District Attorney Rob Christian said.

David Eric Browne, of Wright Court, was convicted of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and bail jumping.

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County okays 90-day burn ban

August 30, 2014
County okays 90-day burn ban

County Commissioners approved a 90-day burn ban earlier this week.

The ban started on Tuesday.

“The length of the ban can vary on conditions,” Fire Marshal Ray Wilson said.

“We can lift it if we get relief from the heat and get some rain.”

Wilson said cooking food in outdoor grills is permissible, but the fire should be contained.

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Woman charged for meth after traffic stop

August 30, 2014
Woman charged for meth after traffic stop

Adams

Amanda Louise Adams, 20, of Glen Rose, was pulled over on a traffic stop at 3 a.m. Wednesday by Hood County Sheriff’s Office deputies, according to Lieutenant Johnny Rose.

“Deputies found her to be in possession of under a gram of meth,” he said.

Adams was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance.

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Felony Arrests

August 30, 2014

Eight felony arrests were made between Aug. 21 and Aug. 27.

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

Those arrested are:

Glenn Daniel Beck, 46, Burleson, possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram.

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‘It’s a total loss’

August 27, 2014
‘It’s a total loss’

Fire departments from Indian Harbor, Pecan Plantation and Granbury as well as Texas EMS responded to Setting Sun Court in Brazos River Acres for a structure fire Saturday. Tolar firefighters were requested to assist. “It’s a total loss,” said Jim Adams, captain of Pecan VFD. Adams said the frame house was undergoing renovations and was empty at the time of the fire.

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Televisions stolen in break-in

August 23, 2014

A theft of several flat-screen televisions on or before June 11 is this week’s Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week.

Someone made a forced entry into a residence in the 1300 block of Porter Court and stole the televisions.

You can provide information anonymously and could earn a reward of up to $1,000 upon arrest and indictment of a suspect.

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State program pays tribute

August 23, 2014
State program pays tribute

First National Bank of Granbury, established in 1887, has been declared a “Texas Treasure” by the Texas Historical Commission. The Texas Treasure Business Award Program recognizes the accomplishments of Texas businesses that have provided employment opportunities and support to the state’s economy for at least 50 years. At left, State Senator Brian Birdwell (R-Granbury) presents the award to (center) First National Bank President John Henry Luton and Vice-President Jake Caraway.

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Felony Arrests

August 23, 2014

Seven felony arrests were made between Aug. 14 and Aug. 20. Suspects were arrested here. However, their alleged crimes may have occurred outside Hood County. They have not been convicted of the charges listed.

Those arrested are:

David Elliott Burney, 46, Arkansas River Drive, Granbury, fraudulent use/possession of identifying information.

Clarence G.

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Patients will be contacted regarding data breach

August 23, 2014

A special telephone line has been established by (LGMC) and Lakeside Physicians group to handle questions regarding the criminal cyber attack reported earlier this week. The local contact number is 817-579-2888 for those with concerns.

“Though we have no reason to believe that this data would ever be used, all affected patients are being notified by letter and offered free identity theft protection,” said spokeswoman Dixie Lee Hedgecock of Lake Granbury Medical Center.

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Cheerleaders help ice out ALS

August 23, 2014
Cheerleaders help ice out ALS

Even pee wee cheerleaders are getting in on the act to benefit ALS research.

The mass wave of ice bucket “challenges” to raise donations for the ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Association struck Monday at Hunter Park.

About a dozen members of the Granbury Pee Wee Football Association’s cheerleaders were doused by cold water.

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