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Suspects with criminal record sentenced to prison terms

August 30, 2014
Suspects with criminal record sentenced to prison terms

Browne

Missimer

A 44-year-old Granbury man, with a criminal record including assault and burglary, was sentenced to 20 years in prison.

The sentence was handed down by a Hood County jury on Aug. 19, District Attorney Rob Christian said.

David Eric Browne, of Wright Court, was convicted of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and bail jumping.

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County okays 90-day burn ban

August 30, 2014
County okays 90-day burn ban

County Commissioners approved a 90-day burn ban earlier this week.

The ban started on Tuesday.

“The length of the ban can vary on conditions,” Fire Marshal Ray Wilson said.

“We can lift it if we get relief from the heat and get some rain.”

Wilson said cooking food in outdoor grills is permissible, but the fire should be contained.

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Woman charged for meth after traffic stop

August 30, 2014
Woman charged for meth after traffic stop

Adams

Amanda Louise Adams, 20, of Glen Rose, was pulled over on a traffic stop at 3 a.m. Wednesday by Hood County Sheriff’s Office deputies, according to Lieutenant Johnny Rose.

“Deputies found her to be in possession of under a gram of meth,” he said.

Adams was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance.

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Felony Arrests

August 30, 2014

Eight felony arrests were made between Aug. 21 and Aug. 27.

Suspects were arrested here. However, their alleged crimes may have occurred outside Hood County. They have not been convicted of the charges listed.

Those arrested are:

Glenn Daniel Beck, 46, Burleson, possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram.

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‘It’s a total loss’

August 27, 2014
‘It’s a total loss’

Fire departments from Indian Harbor, Pecan Plantation and Granbury as well as Texas EMS responded to Setting Sun Court in Brazos River Acres for a structure fire Saturday. Tolar firefighters were requested to assist. “It’s a total loss,” said Jim Adams, captain of Pecan VFD. Adams said the frame house was undergoing renovations and was empty at the time of the fire.

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Televisions stolen in break-in

August 23, 2014

A theft of several flat-screen televisions on or before June 11 is this week’s Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week.

Someone made a forced entry into a residence in the 1300 block of Porter Court and stole the televisions.

You can provide information anonymously and could earn a reward of up to $1,000 upon arrest and indictment of a suspect.

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Felony Arrests

August 23, 2014

Seven felony arrests were made between Aug. 14 and Aug. 20. Suspects were arrested here. However, their alleged crimes may have occurred outside Hood County. They have not been convicted of the charges listed.

Those arrested are:

David Elliott Burney, 46, Arkansas River Drive, Granbury, fraudulent use/possession of identifying information.

Clarence G.

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Patients will be contacted regarding data breach

August 23, 2014

A special telephone line has been established by (LGMC) and Lakeside Physicians group to handle questions regarding the criminal cyber attack reported earlier this week. The local contact number is 817-579-2888 for those with concerns.

“Though we have no reason to believe that this data would ever be used, all affected patients are being notified by letter and offered free identity theft protection,” said spokeswoman Dixie Lee Hedgecock of Lake Granbury Medical Center.

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In support of Happy Hill

August 23, 2014
In support of Happy Hill

Brookshire Grocery Co. (BGC) recently presented a $5,000 donation to Happy Hill Farm south of Granbury. The donation represents funds raised through the 26th annual BGC benefit golf tournament in Tyler. Some 600 golfers participated and funds are being distributed to 50 children’s programs and charities. From left: Greg Robinson, vice president – district manager for Corsicana-area Brookshire’s stores; Ed Shipman, founder of Happy Hill Farm; Kris Garrison, store director at Brookshire’s in Granbury; and Rebecca Sanders, director – public relations for Brookshire Grocery Co.

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Another strong month for Texas

August 23, 2014
Another strong month for Texas

State sales tax revenue in July was $2.34 billion, according to Texas Comptroller Susan Combs. That’s up 6.3 percent compared to July 2013.

The sales tax figures represent monthly sales made in June, as well as April, May and June sales by businesses that report tax quarterly.

“The growth in sales tax revenues reflected strength in both business and consumer spending,” Combs said.

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