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Man sent to prison for felony DWI and possession of meth

October 1, 2014
Man sent to prison for felony DWI and possession of meth

Patterson

A Hood County jury sentenced a Granbury man to 10 years in prison, according to District Attorney Rob Christian.

Harvey Dale Patterson Jr., 39, of Gilliam Court, was sentenced last week to 10 years for felony driving while intoxicated. The same jury sentenced him to 22 months in prison for possession of methamphetamine, Christian said.

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Local VFW donation to help veterans earn college degree

October 1, 2014
Local VFW donation to help veterans earn college degree

Granbury VFW Post 7835 presented a check for $10,000 Thursday to Tarleton State University.

The money was donated to the university’s Military Veterans Service Center (MVSC) to create an area on campus for student veterans and to honor former Tarleton student and U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle.

The Post held a barbecue and auction benefit in June to raise money to help support the Chris Kyle Veterans Success Program at Tarleton.

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PD work crash at high school

October 1, 2014

Granbury police on Friday worked what was classified as a major accident on the parking lot of Granbury High School.

However, only minor injuries were reported, and no one was transported to the hospital.

The accident occurred just before 8 a.m.

Dakota McQuaid Edmunds, 16, of Weatherford, made an improper turn while turning into a parking space, according to Deputy Chief Alan Hines.

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Band festival Saturday

October 1, 2014

Tolar High School will host its first Rattler Marching Festival Saturday at Rattler Stadium.

Six bands, including Tolar, will perform. The first band starts at 4 p.m. Tolar will take the field about 6 p.m.

The event is free to the public.

Other bands include Brock, Maypearl, Cisco, Peaster and San Saba.

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Here to help

October 1, 2014
Here to help

Here to help

Hood County Animal Control Sergeant Kelly McNab and animal control officer Frank Hackett offers Chance Frye all the information she needed when she inquired about services at Saturday’s pet adoption event at H-E-B. The new Animal Control building off Highway 51 is set to open in mid-October. County officials are planning a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting for Saturday, Nov.

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Longtime director retires

September 27, 2014
Longtime director retires

Nelda Robertson holds a city proclamation declaring Nelda Robertson Day at a dinner to honor her service. She was praised for her devotion and excellent service to the Granbury Housing Authority for 29 years. Mayor Nin Hulett is on her left and Carey Gentry, chairman of the Granbury Housing Authority, is on her right.

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Retail construction takes off

September 27, 2014

A permit for $6.5 million leads the Granbury building permits from the months of July and August. The permit to Collins and Arnold Construction Co. is for the new Kroger store at 3915 Highway 377 E.

According to the Collins and Arnold website, Kroger is a “valued national client.” The site further states that the company has been building Kroger stores throughout the Southeast since 1994.

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Seven felony arrests were made between Sept. 18 and Sept. 24.

September 27, 2014

Seven felony arrests were made between Sept. 18 and Sept. 24.

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

They have not been convicted of the charges listed.

Those arrested are:

  • Brian Thomas House, 39, Carter Court, Eastwood Village, Granbury, burglary of a habitation.
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    Angela Ables named store director at Granbury Brookshire’s

    September 27, 2014
    Angela Ables named store director at Granbury Brookshire’s

    Ables

    Angela Ables, most recently store director at Brookshire’s in Ennis, has been named store director at the Brookshire’s in Granbury, located at 1301 S. Morgan St.

    Ables joined Brookshire Grocery Co. in 2002 as a store manager trainee.

    She later served as an assistant store manager in Clifton and and in Whitney before being promoted in 2010 to store director in Hillsboro.

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    Cattle theft suspect charged

    September 27, 2014
    Cattle theft suspect charged

    Dulaney

    A Tolar man was arrested last Saturday and charged with third-degree felony theft of livestock in Hood County, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Joe Roberts said.

    William Lloyd Dulaney, 48, was indicted on Wednesday by the Coleman County grand jury, Roberts said.

    Dulaney had leased 13 head of roping steers from the victim in April 2010, and Dulaney continuously promised to pay the victim for the steers, Roberts said.

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