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Memory Care Community complete at The Couryards

January 23, 2016
Memory Care Community complete at The Couryards

The Courtyards at Lake Granbury has completed its memory care community.

The new community and services were added to better meet the needs of the area’s senior adult population, said spokeswoman Paula Davis.

The Courtyards at Lake Granbury will now have 72 assisted living apartments along with 10 new apartments dedicated to memory care.

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Class of 1926

January 20, 2016
Class of 1926

CLASS OF ‘26: These young men were the Granbury High Pirates of 1926. Hood County history is in the spotlight all year, with this being the county’s sesquicentennial.

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Junior leaders learn about state government

January 20, 2016
Junior leaders learn about state government

Junior Leadership Granbury continued its monthly meetings on Jan. 4, learning about the community and state political system.

The students heard from state Sen. Brian Birdwell, a Granbury resident who represents District 22 in the state Legislature, during a session at the Hood County Courthouse.

Sponsored by Leadership Granbury, the student program is designed to create an awareness of community resources and needs, enhance leadership skills and help identify future leaders.

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Equibrand moving forward with post-fire construction

January 20, 2016
Equibrand moving forward with post-fire construction

Equibrand Corporation is bouncing back from a devastating fire at its rope production facility, and company officials aim to be back in full production by mid-June.

That’s according to Chief Financial Officer Ed Pinder, who noted that some new construction has begun.

Company officials are still considering their options in the aftermath of the Nov.

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Central Texas Beef Cattle Meeting Tuesday

January 16, 2016

The annual Central Texas Beef Cattle Meeting will be held on Tuesday at the Meridian Civic Center, 309 West River St.

Registration will start at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. and programs at 6:30 p.m.

This year’s program will include the following presentations: Heifer Selection & Retention by Dr.

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Felony Arrests

January 16, 2016

Five felony arrests were made between Jan. 7 and Jan. 13, according to Hood County law enforcement records.

Suspects were arrested in Hood County, but their alleged crimes may have occurred outside the county.

Charged are:

nCecil William Bason, 54, North Thrash Street, Granbury, possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, more than 1 gram/less than 4 grams.

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Business Briefs

January 16, 2016

OVERCOME INCONTINENCE

AND OVERACTIVE BLADDER

Urinary incontinence and overactive bladder is more common than you might think. In fact, millions of Americans suffer from these conditions, according to spokeswoman Amanda Maikranz of Lake Granbury Medical Center.

“The good news is you no longer have to ‘just live’ with bladder control issues,” she said.

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Devastating crash

January 16, 2016
Devastating crash

Texas EMS employees (far left) Toby Fries, an EMT, and Casey Hallmark, a paramedic, are pictured next to a heavily mangled Toyota 4-door car that had been driven by Ann Lucy Woodworth of deCordova. Woodworth, the driver, was pronounced dead at the scene on Fall Creek Highway after the car collided with a Toyota Tundra pickup (barely visible, far right), head-on, just before 7 p.m.

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GPD: Eating out brings felony charge for Stephenville man

January 16, 2016

Many health experts recommend eating more “greens” – but probably not this kind.

When Raul Andres Gutierrez, 23, of Stephenville, was caught with what appeared to be marijuana during a traffic stop, he was seen eating it, according to Granbury Police Deputy Chief Alan Hines.

Gutierrez was pulled over on Highway 377 in Granbury on Sunday morning.

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Tough work

January 9, 2016
Tough work

A firefighter takes off his helmet Tuesday night at the scene of a house fire in the Arrowhead Shores subdivision northwest of Granbury. The single-wide mobile home, where a man and his two children lived, was a total loss, according to Deputy Fire Marshal Mike Stafford. There were no injuries. See story, Page One.

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