Yes, they were wearing their life jackets.
While fishing in the Wednesday night Working Man’s Fishing Tournament out of Lake Granbury Marina, Vincent Hernandez and Steve Wilson found themselves about a mile from the tornado touchdown in the Rancho Brazos neighborhood.
“The waves were about 5 feet, the rain was blowing sideways and we were in a 16-foot Skeeter bass boat,” Hernandez recalled.… Read the rest
Only 50 out of 3000 Chevy dealers in the United States earn the coveted GM Dealer of the Year Award. This award is a symbol of exceptional performance in sales, service and overall customer satisfaction.
Not surprisingly, few dealerships are able to sustain this level of success year after year. … Read the rest
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reports state sales tax revenue in April was $2.15 billion, up 3.9 percent compared to April 2012.
Unlike the state-wide average, collections were down across Hood County.
The sales tax collected in March was turned over to the state in April and returned to cities and counties in May. … Read the rest
Voting is taking place from 7 to 7 today to determine three seats on the Acton Municipal Utility District (AMUD) board.
All registered voters in Pecan Plantation are eligible to vote in the election, even though Johnson County accidentally omitted the “AMUD” designation on voter registration cards, according to Hood County Elections Administrator Crickett Miller. … Read the rest
Five felony arrests were made between May 2 and May 8.
Suspects were arrested here, but their alleged crimes may have occurred outside the county.
They have not been convicted of the charges listed.
Jon Jason Coble, 44, Glen Rose, driving while intoxicated, third or more.
Wade Earl Cone, 29, Belaire Circle, Granbury, manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 2, more than 1 gram/less than 4 grams.… Read the rest
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has asked local officials to “save the date” of Monday, June 10, for the opening of the extension of Loop 567.
A ribbon cutting ceremony is tentatively set for 11 a.m. that day at the south end of the extension, which connects to East Pearl Street/U.S. 377. … Read the rest
The Hood County May grand jury returned 29 indictments on Wednesday.
Matthew Lee Barnett, 36, Watauga, manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, more than 4 grams/less than 200 grams.
Theresa Ann Bradford, 50, Tolar, possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram. … Read the rest