Numerous Christmas parties, banquets and celebrations are planned at the Granbury Resort Conference Center and other city properties in December.
Dec. 2: Granbury High School Girls Volleyball Banquet (250)
Dec. 3: CTT Christmas party (250)
Dec. 6: Granbury Chamber of Commerce Christmas luncheon (200)
Dec. 6: United Cooperative Services Christmas party (350)
Dec. 7: Lake Granbury Medical Center Christmas party (300)
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The City of Granbury issued 15 building permits in October. The $1.44 million in permits included five new residential and three new swimming pools.
VIP Customs, 512 N. Travis St., fence, $1,500.
VIP Customs, 500 N. Travis St., demolition residential, $65.
J Allen Homes Inc., 1006 Sunset Bay Court, new residential, $354,379.
Custom Designs Pool Co., 1600 Monterey Bay Court, new swimming pool, $38,000.… Read the rest
Firefighters responding to a call just before midnight Saturday at ABC Storage south of Granbury extinguished a blaze that destroyed three storage units and heavily damaged a boat and construction material.
The fire was near the intersection of Contrary Creek Road and Bluebonnet Drive.
Fire Marshal Ray Wilson said Monday that the cause of the fire is still under investigation. No injuries were reported.… Read the rest
Hood County Elections Administrator Jenise “Crickett” Miller earlier this week released vote totals from last week’s election that give grand totals for each candidate for each precinct. The totals include early voting, Election Day, absentee, provisional and paper ballots.
Below is the vote total and percentage for the candidates in the two Granbury City Council runoffs.
Not all of the county precincts had the Granbury races on the ballot.… Read the rest
A 37-year-old Comanche Harbor resident who admitted using alcohol in violation of his probation was sentenced on Tuesday in district court to 10 years in prison.
Russell Lloyd Harnack, of the 1100 block of Scenic Drive, was originally charged in June 2011 with a felony count for possessing a prohibited substance in a correctional facility. He testified in front of Judge Ralph Walton that deputies found methamphetamine in one of his pockets when he was being booked into the Hood County Jail at that time.… Read the rest
Minor changes in the Granbury school bond and board vote tally Nov. 5 did not affect the outcome. The school board canvassed the results Wednesday. Both bond propositions easily passed, and candidate Joe Jones still edged Robert Lee Carter by 39 votes. Jones and Carter each picked up two more votes. Jones will take the oath of office Monday night at the board’s regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m.… Read the rest
It’s been a tough year in Hood County not only for peace officers and first responders dealing with serious emergencies, but also for 911 dispatchers.
On Tuesday, the dispatchers as a unit were recognized for their outstanding performance under pressure when they were named Agency of the Year for the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG).
Jason Smith, 911 operations specialist for NCTCOG, nominated the Hood County dispatchers for the annual award from among 43 different agencies in the North Texas region for showing outstanding interaction, training and public education.… Read the rest
The Granbury Chamber of Commerce is announcing the addition of seven ambassadors to the organization. The Ambassador committee consists of 30-40 members who serve as public relations and goodwill representatives for the chamber.
New to the group are Greg Corrigan,Sandy Montanino, Michelle Rich, Jennifer Sistrunk, Sally Stanfield, Judy Trivett and Cynthia Valley.
The 2014 officers are Kim Fancher, chair, and Stan Wasielewski, vice-chair .… Read the rest
Nearly 2,000 United Cooperative Services members and guests convened Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Glen Rose High School Auditorium to celebrate the cooperative’s 75th anniversary.
Board member Johnnie Rollins was re-elected to represent the members in District 6 (Lake Granbury and Northeast Hood County).
Board Vice President Larry Bays was re-elected to represent the co-op’s members in District 7 (Southwestern Erath, Hamilton and Bosque Counties).… Read the rest