The time frame for resurfacing Glen Rose Highway between Glen Rose and Granbury has changed once more, and the work was expected to start yesterday near Glen Rose.
That’s according to TxDOT Information Officer Natalie Galindo, announcing Wednesday the latest schedule change made by the contractor.
The projected finish is now 2-1/2 weeks away instead of just three days.
Where the highway is only two lanes, a pilot car will be used to take turns escorting cars on the one remaining lane.… Read the rest
Hood County commuters who use Ranch-to-Market Road 2871 driving to Fort Worth will see road construction from now through late this year.
The south end of the road begins at the intersection of Highway 377 and Chapin School Road, at Benbrook Middle School.
The roadway is being reconstructed and paved with new asphalt. Shoulders will be expanded to 8 feet wide on each side, Information Officer Val Lopez said Wednesday afternoon.… Read the rest
A 27-year-old Hood County man accused of biting his 9-month-old son and also causing a broken arm was indicted March 5 by the grand jury on a first-degree felony count of injury to a child, District Attorney Rob Christian said.
Charles Michael Simms, of the 2400 block of Williamson Road south of Granbury, was arrested on Jan. 8 at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth by members of the Hood County Crimes Against Children Task Force.… Read the rest
Six felony arrests were made between March 13 and March 19.
Suspects were arrested here, but their alleged crimes may have occurred outside the county. They have not been convicted of the charges listed.
Jann Ayala, 29, Collins Court, Granbury, manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, more than 1 gram/less than 4 grams.
Ronald Lee Giffen II, 26, Inwood Trail, Granbury, possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram.… Read the rest
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.… Read the rest
Rain clouds that moved through the area Saturday were welcome visitors.
They just didn’t hang out long enough.
And the drought remains.
A gauge in the Acton area got 1.3 inches of rainfall, which was the largest total reported in Hood County for the day.
The Granbury Regional Airport reported getting .68 inches.
The gauge at the Hood County News received .58 inches.… Read the rest