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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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April Health Inspection Scores

May 16, 2015

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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New trial denied for sex offender

May 16, 2015

Attorneys for convicted sex offender Tyson James (“T.J.”) Nolen, a former teacher and baseball coach at Lipan, said they will file documents with the Second Court of Appeals after their effort to get a new trial failed Monday.

Nolen, 28, was convicted on Dec. 4, 2013, on one count of continuous sexual assault of a child, under age 14.

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Business Briefs

May 16, 2015

OLD PHOTOGRAPHS SOUGHT

FOR GRANBURY HISTORY

Melinda Ray is collecting photographs of people who lived in Granbury or Hood County between 1850 and 1900.

The photos will be used as part of the Granbury History and Heritage Foundation Tours display wall at the Historic Nutt House Hotel on the square.

“This wall will be part of what we share with folks who come to our new History Talks at the Nutt House on Saturdays this summer,” Ray said.

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Water woes

May 16, 2015
Water woes

This big pickup made a huge splash during a shower Wednesday afternoon on old Acton Highway near Whisperview Court. Due to ground saturation from recent torrential rainfall, runoff waters immediately flowed, creating more flooding woes for some Hood County motorists and residents.

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Missing man subject of Crime Stoppers

May 16, 2015

Crime Stoppers is putting out another call for information from anyone who can provide a tip on a 31-year-old man missing from his Canyon Creek residence since April 13.

Wednesday marked one month since Shane Michael Siddall was last seen by his wife Crystal at their home in the 5400 block of Firewood Trail.

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Sunday scare

May 13, 2015
Sunday scare

A Comanche Cove grandmother had a scare Sunday morning when she couldn’t find her grandson and a friend. The boys had asked if they could watch runoff from Rough Creek flow over the low-water crossing on Orion Way in Comanche Cove. Her answer was no. They were told if they came back with so much as wet feet they’d get a paddling.

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Some hazards are not visible

May 13, 2015
Some hazards are not visible

Boaters on Lake Granbury are reminded that areas with trees and other obstacles may be covered with water now that the lake is full. Numbered buoys mark the main channel through Lake Granbury. Boaters should also remember to observe no-wake zones as posted near the bridges. All public boat ramps are open on Granbury.

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Grand jury takes no action after shooting death

May 9, 2015

A Montague County grand jury decided no charges will be filed in the officer-involved shooting death of a former Granbury man, according to District Attorney Paige Williams.

Alan Lance Alverson died on Jan. 28 during a shootout with multiple law enforcement officers after a chase through a wooded area just north of the Montague and Wise county line near Sunset.

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Felony Arrests

May 9, 2015

Six felony arrests were made between April 30 and May 6, according to Hood County law enforcement records.

Suspects were arrested here, but their alleged crimes may have occurred outside the county.

Charged are:

nJonathan Aaron Clark, 25, Fort Worth, deadly conduct discharge firearm.

nAngela Doreen Dooley, 48, Laguna Tres, Granbury, possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram.

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