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Lawman: She had to eat and run

October 29, 2014

She came. She ate. She left.

That’s what an Alvarado woman allegedly did Saturday night, according to Hood County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose.

Rose said deputies responded to a burglary at a home in the 2300 block of Sunrise Bay Court in the Sunrise Bay development around 9:30.

The victim told deputies that someone entered the home without permission and ate food, damaged the bathroom and took a 2005 Honda Element, according to Rose.

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Playground dedication

October 29, 2014
Playground dedication

Children enjoy the new playground during a dedication Saturday at Rancho Brazos. St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church donated the playground.

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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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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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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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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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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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September Health Inspection Scores

October 18, 2014

Food service health inspection scores are posted monthly by the city of Granbury. Inspections occur about twice a year, not all businesses are inspected each month. Each violation has a demerit value, and this is subtracted from 100 to give the inspection score. Restaurants with a failing score of 59 or below are closed immediately and must be re-inspected before opening.

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