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
The Granbury Chamber of Commerce is announcing the addition of seven ambassadors to the organization. The Ambassador committee consists of 30-40 members who serve as public relations and goodwill representatives for the chamber.
New to the group are Greg Corrigan,Sandy Montanino, Michelle Rich, Jennifer Sistrunk, Sally Stanfield, Judy Trivett and Cynthia Valley.
The 2014 officers are Kim Fancher, chair, and Stan Wasielewski, vice-chair .… Read the rest
Nearly 2,000 United Cooperative Services members and guests convened Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Glen Rose High School Auditorium to celebrate the cooperative’s 75th anniversary.
Board member Johnnie Rollins was re-elected to represent the members in District 6 (Lake Granbury and Northeast Hood County).
Board Vice President Larry Bays was re-elected to represent the co-op’s members in District 7 (Southwestern Erath, Hamilton and Bosque Counties).… Read the rest
Granbury’s sales tax revenue is up 13 percent for the month, according to numbers released by Texas Comptroller Susan Combs.
The sales tax figures represent September sales, which were forwarded to the state in October. Tax allocations to the taxing entities are made by the state in November.
Combs will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts their November local sales tax allocations totaling $654.6 million, up 7 percent compared to November 2012.… Read the rest
The City of Granbury approved nearly $4.4 million in building permits in September. Construction for the Hood County Emergency Operations Center led the list with a value of $1.4 million.
Permits include Design and Decor furniture store on Waters Edge Drive, and Dicky’s BBQ in the shopping center near Michael’s on Highway 377.
McDavid Construction, 1315 S. Morgan St., commercial remodel, $75,000.… Read the rest
A Hood County jury gave a 23-year-old man 10 years’ probation and a $1,000 fine on Sept. 28, one day after convicting him of sexual assault of a child, District Attorney Rob Christian said.
Federico “Freddy” Cruz, 23, of the Whippoorwill Bay subdivision north of Granbury, was convicted in connection with an incident last summer when the female victim was 14 or 15 years old, Christian said.… Read the rest
The four new slots for patrol deputies have been filled by Hood County Sheriff Roger Deeds, and the next move is to hire two Animal Control officers.
Deeds said four male reserve deputies were switched to full-time status and began to work into the patrol rotation as of Monday, Oct. 1. … Read the rest
A Sept. 29 traffic stop by Hood County Sheriff’s Office deputies brought on the arrest of a man and a woman on multiple felony charges, including methamphetamine and heroin possession, according to Lieutenant Johnny Rose.
Jeremy Shawn French, 32, of Leonard, and Dorrie Miranda Rae Million, 32, of Sand Springs, Okla., were in the vehicle that was pulled over at about 3 a.m.… Read the rest
Three felony arrests were made between Sept. 26 and Oct. 3. Suspects were arrested here, but their alleged crimes may have occurred outside the county. They have not been convicted of the charges listed.
Jeremy Shawn French, 32, Leonard, unlawful possession of firearm by felon; possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram (two counts). … Read the rest