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No new leads in case of missing man, 31

April 29, 2015
No new leads in case of missing man, 31

Siddall

The investigation into the disappearance of 31-year-old Canyon Creek resident Shane Michael Siddall is still ongoing.

Members of law enforcement have no new leads.

“Right now, he’s still listed as a missing person, and we’re still investigating,” Hood County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Biff Temple said. “But we don’t have any new leads at this point.”

Siddall’s wife, Crystal, reported him missing on April 13.

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Grand jury issues no indictments in probe of Appraisal District

April 29, 2015

The grand jury has declined to issue indictments in an investigation of the Hood County Appraisal District initiated by a former vice chair of the Appraisal Review Board (ARB).

In August 2013, then-ARB Vice Chair Joe Polino reported to the District Attorney’s office and the Hood County News that he believed two possible Class A misdemeanors had occurred.

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April 29, 2015
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The driver of this 2000 Toyota, John Morton Ware II, 43, of Granbury, reported having minor injuries but was not transported from the scene of this accident Saturday afternoon on Highway 377 West near Tractor Supply. A 2001 GMC pickup driven by 29-year-old Isaac William Ives of Tolar was struck from the rear by the Toyota, which was following too closely, according to Deputy Chief Alan Hines of the Granbury Police Department.

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Wind snaps trees, damages Tolar ISD facilities

April 29, 2015
Wind snaps trees, damages Tolar ISD facilities

Hood County dodged major damage from North Central Texas storms this past weekend.

High wind Friday evening uprooted trees and snapped tree limbs. Some Tolar High School facilities received minor to moderate damage.

The area faced another round of nasty weather Sunday night. Heavy rain, power outages and hail up to marble size were reported in the Tolar area.

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Bulk trash day next week

April 25, 2015

The city of Granbury will have its next Bulk Trash Clean-Up day next Saturday, on May 2.

It applies only to residents who live within the city limits.

Items may be placed outside the night before but must be curbside no later than 7 a.m. on the day of pickup.

Trucks will begin routes at 7 a.m.

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Mallard Pointe call

April 25, 2015
Mallard Pointe call

Sheriff’s Office deputies wait outside a residence in the Mallard Pointe subdivision east of Granbury shortly after noon Wednesday while other officers were inside the home. A 911 call had been received reporting a gunshot, according to emergency scanner traffic. However, Lieutenant Johnny Rose stated that investigators found no evidence that a shot was fired.

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Felony Arrests

April 25, 2015

Five felony arrests were made between April 16 and April 22, according to law enforcement records. Suspects were arrested here. However, their alleged crimes may have occurred outside Hood County.

Those arrested were:

nAlbert Artalejo Jr., 18, Penrod Drive, Granbury, possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram.

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Mother accused of hitting daughter

April 25, 2015
Mother accused of hitting daughter

Robinson

A 33-year-old Tolar woman is accused of striking her teenage daughter in the eye with a belt buckle and using her fist to hit her in the chest, according to a criminal court complaint.

Lakina Shrie Robinson was arrested Monday on a felony count of injury to a child with intentional bodily injury, according to Hood County Jail records.

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Birdwell’s border security bill passes Senate

April 25, 2015

State Sen. Brian Birdwell’s (R-Granbury) border security bill passed the Senate Monday.

The bill has been sent to the House, overriding a different border security measure last month.

Birdwell’s Senate Bill 3 and state Rep. Dennis Bonnen’s (R-Angleton) bills are similar in several aspects.

Both increase the number of Texas Department of Public Safety officers on the border.

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Much love for the library

April 25, 2015
Much love for the library

The Hood County Library is a popular spot for adults and children. Gina Dieterichs and her daughter Claire, 3, are familiar faces at the library on North Travis Street. Claire and her mom love to read, and they always check out lots of books during their frequent visits. Claire also enjoys attending Storytime on Wednesday mornings where she enjoy books with other children and fun craft projects.

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