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Grand jury takes no action after shooting death

May 9, 2015

A Montague County grand jury decided no charges will be filed in the officer-involved shooting death of a former Granbury man, according to District Attorney Paige Williams.

Alan Lance Alverson died on Jan. 28 during a shootout with multiple law enforcement officers after a chase through a wooded area just north of the Montague and Wise county line near Sunset.

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Felony Arrests

May 9, 2015

Six felony arrests were made between April 30 and May 6, according to Hood County law enforcement records.

Suspects were arrested here, but their alleged crimes may have occurred outside the county.

Charged are:

nJonathan Aaron Clark, 25, Fort Worth, deadly conduct discharge firearm.

nAngela Doreen Dooley, 48, Laguna Tres, Granbury, possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram.

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Indictments

May 9, 2015

The grand jury returned 43 indictments on Wednesday.

Indictments are formal charges.

nBrandon Keith Alexander, 29, Gloria Drive, Granbury, theft of property, more than $1,500/less than $20,000.

nJaime Arriaga, 20, Newlin Lane, Granbury, possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram.

nJeremy Franklin Bentley, 31, Benbrook, possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, more than 4 grams/less than 200 grams.

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Trashed Tahoe

May 9, 2015
Trashed Tahoe

A Sheriff’s Office deputy takes a look at a Chevy Tahoe that left the roadway on Highway 377 and crashed through a barbed-wire fence just inside Tolar’s eastern city limit marker Thursday morning. The driver was reportedly a man with an Arizona driver’s license who may have fallen asleep and rolled the sport utility vehicle, according to sources at the scene and emergency scanner traffic.

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Realtors will revitalize historic home

May 9, 2015

The Granbury Association of Realtors is gearing up for the fourth annual Granbury Realtor-Redo. The Redo is a mission to revitalize the exterior of a home for a deserving resident within the historical district and historical overlay of the City of Granbury.

With the help of donated supplies and labor from local companies, Granbury Realtors will restore the exterior of one home in need of revitalization and landscaping.

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Granbury man wins contest for 7-Eleven franchise

May 9, 2015
Granbury man wins contest for 7-Eleven franchise

When it came time to select a franchise winner from three finalists, 7-Eleven President and CEO Joe DePinto couldn’t pick just one.

Instead, DePinto is awarding a 7-Eleven store to each of the three veterans who were finalists in the “Operation: Take Command” contest.

U.S. Navy veteran Mark Anthony Page of Granbury is one of the winners, and his family couldn’t be more excited.

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Granbury sales tax up 7 percent

May 9, 2015
Granbury sales tax up 7 percent

Granbury and Hood County are bucking the state trend with sales tax. Both have a healthy increase in sale tax collections this year.

Across the state, the growth in sales tax revenue is starting to slow down, according to officials.

State sales tax revenue in April was up 1 percent compared to April 2014.

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Officers honored

May 9, 2015
Officers honored

The Granbury City Council invited members of the Granbury Police Department to its meeting Tuesday. Mayor Nin Hulett proclaimed “Police Week” for May 10-16. “Members of our police department recognize their duty to serve the people by safeguarding life and property, by protecting them against violence or disorder, and by protecting the innocent against deception and the weak against oppression or intimidation,” said the mayor in his proclamation.

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Follow the bouncing ball

May 6, 2015
Follow the bouncing ball

A good time was had by all at Saturday’s annual Optimist Club auction fundraiser at the Granbury Resort Conference Center. Granbury Optimist Club member Bill Bally tosses a basketball signed by retired Hall of Fame Granbury basketball coach Leta Andrews as Kevin Moore helps spot the highest bidders. The auction featured hundreds of items and services donated by businesses and individuals.

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County to get free phones for jail, money from calls

May 6, 2015

Some of the inmates who will get to reach out and touch someone through new phones at the County Jail are in there because they reached out and touched someone.

Those issues will be worked out in a courtroom.

But as for the new phones, the Commissioners Court has worked that out.

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