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Toys donated to Christmas for Children

December 10, 2014
Toys donated to Christmas for Children

Lee and Cindy Shifflett recently hosted their annual “Toys For Tots” Christmas party at their home in The Island on Lake Granbury. Friends and neighbors from many local areas and from Pennsylvannia flew in for the event. “The generosity of all our friends and neighbors in The Island is overwhelming,” said Cindy Shifflett.

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Felony Arrests

December 10, 2014

Seven felony arrests were made between Dec. 4-10.

ARRESTED HERE

Suspects were arrested here.

However, their alleged crimes may have occurred outside Hood County, law authorities noted.

NOT CONVICTED

They have not been convicted of the charges.

Those arrested are:

nMichael Walker Crouch, 48, Arrowhead Circle, Comanche Harbor, credit card/debit card abuse.

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Meth suspect gets 40 years

December 6, 2014

Hood County juries sent two men to prison recently for methamphetamine offenses, according to District Attorney Rob Christian.

Jason Brian Dunlap, 35, of Tolar, was convicted of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, a first-degree felony, and sentenced to prison for 40 years, Christian said.

“Dunlap has been known by law enforcement to be involved in criminal activity in Hood County for a long time,” Christian said.

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Felony Arrests

December 6, 2014

Seven felony arrests were made between Nov. 27 and Dec. 3.

Suspects were arrested here.

However, their alleged crimes may have occurred outside Hood County, law authorities noted.

They have not been convicted of the charges. Those arrested are:

nRachel Lynn Bentley, 26, Glen Rose, fraudulent use/possession of identifying information, less than five items.

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Fatal fire probe continues

December 6, 2014

Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of a fire that killed a mother and her son Monday around 9 a.m., according to Parker County Public Information Officer Joel Kertok.

The fire was at a mobile home in the 200 block of Paula Court in Lake County Acres.

It was in southern Parker County near the Hood County line.

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November Health Inspection Scores

December 6, 2014

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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Corrections

December 6, 2014

Information given to the Hood County News regarding winners in the Christmas parade contained an error. The corrected winners include Waples Baptist Church for Best Use of Music; Iglesia Cristiana Vino Nuevo for Best Use of Lights; Brazos Covenant Ministries for Best Use of Theme; and Lake Pointe Resource Center and Academy for Best Display of Community Spirit.

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Ready, set, go!

December 6, 2014
Ready, set, go!

A flock of Canadian geese took flight last Saturday over Hewlett Park as a crowd of participants gathered for the Granbury High School Band Boosters 2nd Annual Reindeer Run & Jingle Jog 5K & 10K.

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Griffin pleads guilty to murder of Missouri woman

December 3, 2014
Griffin pleads guilty to murder of Missouri woman

Griffin

Pecan Plantation resident Shannon L. O’Roark Griffin has pleaded guilty to murdering a woman in Missouri.

Griffin was arrested on Jan. 13, 2012, by a state trooper in Kansas and charged with first-degree murder in the death of a woman she believed was having an affair with her husband, according to prosecutors in Clay County, Missouri.

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The dirt is flying for new dealership

November 29, 2014
The dirt is flying for new dealership

Construction for the new Mike Brown Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep complex on Highway 377 is under way. In a ground-breaking ceremony last week, the crew at Mike Brown was joined by chamber members, city officials and friends. The dealer expects to open in the new facility in the spring. In front with shovels are (from left) Granbury Chamber Board President Lee Overstreet, Mayor Nin Hulett, Comptroller Jim Soloman, General Sales Manager Joe Redwine, Kris Brown of Kris Brown Chevrolet and dealership owner Mike Brown.

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