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December, January inspection scores

February 18, 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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Don’t let this fundraiser ‘get your goat’

February 14, 2015
Don’t let this fundraiser ‘get your goat’

There’s a new goat in town. It’s name is Legacy.

The goat has been cruising town to raise funds for Mission Granbury. Legacy is also the “poster child” in promotions for the Mission Granbury 2015 Annual Gala on March 21.

The goat was last seen at Van Griffith Kia securing a sponsorship.

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Charter Commission welcomes citizens’ views

February 14, 2015

The Charter Review Commission is inviting Granbury residents to make recommendations for changes to the city charter.

Members of the public can meet with the Commission in council chambers at Granbury City Hall, 116 W. Bridge St., at 6 p.m. Thursday.

The city charter can be accessed through a link on the city’s website, http: www.granbury.org.

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One last time

February 14, 2015
One last time

Caroline Forrest (20), a senior member of the Granbury Lady Pirates basketball team, fights for the ball during Senior Night at the Feb. 6 home finale against Joshua as the crowd inside the James Wann Sports Center looks on. On Tuesday, coach Steve Schmidt’s squad completed its season with a 63-55 road victory over Burleson Centennial.

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Man shot, killed during chase

February 14, 2015
Man shot, killed during chase

Alverson

A man with a former Granbury address and long criminal history was shot to death while running away from authorities.

The man, Alan Lance Alverson, 45, shot and killed a police dog during the pursuit in a heavily wooded area near the Montague and Wise county line, according to Wise County Sheriff David Walker as reported in the Wise County Messenger.

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Wounded officer released from Fort Worth hospital

February 14, 2015

A wounded Fort Worth police officer from Hood County was released from a hospital Wednesday.

Sergeant Shane Drake and other officers responded to a call at a Fort Worth home on Jan. 29, according to reports.

After officers arrived, they were directed toward the bedroom of a 40-year-old man who had shut himself inside, according to a report by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

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Major accident

February 7, 2015
Major accident

Granbury Police worked a major accident that occurred just before 11 a.m. Tuesday in the 4600 block of U.S. Highway 377. According to Deputy Chief Alan Hines, Mary Williams Parlee, 58, of Granbury failed to yield when she pulled out of a private drive in a 2010 Ford 4-door. Her vehicle was struck by a 1985 Chevrolet 2-door driven by Thomas Joseph Nelson, 71, also of Granbury.

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Suspects caught on video

February 7, 2015

A surveillance video at Big Red’s Equipment off Highway 51 North captured two people trying to steal a four-wheeler around 5 a.m. Monday, Jan. 12.

A person at the business who was monitoring the video announced over a loud speaker that authorities had been notified, according to Hood County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Gary Morris.

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Grand Jury Indictments

February 7, 2015

The Hood County grand jury returned 38 indictments Wednesday.

Indictments are formal charges.

The cases will be heard later, according to law enforcement prosecutors.

Those indicted are:

nAmanda Louise Adams, 21, Glen Rose, possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram.

nBilly Joe Armstrong Jr., 36, Wiley, theft of property more than $500/less than $1,500, enhanced.

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Felony Arrests

February 7, 2015

Four felony arrests were made between Jan. 29 and Feb. 4, according to law enforcement records.

Suspects were arrested here. However, their alleged crimes may have occurred outside Hood County.

Those arrested are:

nLaShante Shanell Dorsey, 37, Fort Worth, forgery financial instrument.

nBrady Allan Dustman, 23, Big Horn Dr., Granbury, evading arrest or detention with vehicle.

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