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Biker Bash: Event returns Labor Day weekend

August 9, 2014
Biker Bash: Event returns Labor Day weekend

DASH TO THE BASH: The Labor Day weekend Biker Bash returns this year, under the leadership of Decatur’s Doc Dennis, founder and pastor of Full Armor Biker Church. Dennis is pictured here on the Granbury square with his wife, Cheryl. He has been making a number of trips to Granbury to get everything lined up for the three-day event, which will feature vendors, games, inspirational speakers and faith-based bands.

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City Council seeks to fill board seats

August 9, 2014

The Granbury City Council needs qualified citizens to serve on several city boards that have vacancies.

Committees that are in need of additional members are the TV, Cemetery, Parks and Zoning Board of Adjustment boards.

Details about the boards can be found on the city’s website, www.granbury.org.

Applications can be downloaded from that website.

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Sheriff’s Office: Suspect tried to steal church air conditioner

August 9, 2014

Jessie Frank Diaz, 27, of Lake View Drive in Granbury, was pulled over by Department of Public Safety troopers at Highway 4 and Loop 567 Wednesday around midnight.

He was arrested for an outstanding warrant from the Hood County Sheriff’s Office, according to Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose.

The charge, felony criminal mischief, stems from Diaz trying to steal an outside air conditioning unit from a church at the 2800 block of Lipan Highway on July 28, Rose said.

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Under control

August 9, 2014
Under control

Sheriff Roger Deeds communicates via radio at the scene of a standoff Tuesday evening near Lake Granbury Medical Center. The Region IV Special Operations Group – a SWAT team involving law enforcement from Hood, Somervell and Erath counties – provided assistance to the Granbury Police Department. Deeds is pictured near Somervell County’s Bearcat – an armored personnel carrier.

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Felony Arrests

August 9, 2014

Nine felony arrests were made between July 31 and Aug. 6.

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

They have not been convicted of the charges listed.

Those arrested are:

  • Joshua Ryan Barger, 19, White Settlement, assault on a family/house member impeding breathing.
  • Mathew Woodrow Conner, 29, Morgan, possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram.
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    That’s a lot of concrete

    August 9, 2014
    That’s a lot of concrete

    Concrete parking lots are going in at the Kroger shopping center under construction at Highway 377 and Highway 4. Entry drives have been formed up and soon will be poured. Kroger officials expect the store to open next spring. Richard Bates, of Bellaire North Investments, reports that Auto Zone is going in next to Christian Brothers in the same area.

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    Flat-screen televisions stolen from residence

    August 9, 2014

    Two flat-screen TVs and a laptop computer were stolen from a residence in the 6000 block of Lake Granbury Trail in Lake Granbury Harbor on July 31.

    The loss to the homeowner was about $1,400.

    Anyone with information on the burglary is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 817-573-TIPS (8477) or go online to the Hood County Crime Stoppers website: hoodcountycrimestoppers.com to submit a tip online.

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    Cash stolen from office

    August 6, 2014

    Sometime between June 10 and June 12 the office of the Whippoorwill Bay Homeowner’s Association at 207 Skylark Dr. was burglarized.

    Cash was stolen from the office.

    Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 817-573-TIPS (8477) or go online to the Hood County Crime Stoppers website at hoodcountycrimestoppers.com to submit a tip online.

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    Important day Thursday for seniors, kindergartners

    August 6, 2014

    The youngest and oldest Granbury school district students will be in the spotlight Thursday.

    Seniors will pick up their class schedules from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the high school.

    Kindergarten and pre-kindergarten registration will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the elementary schools. (Use side and back entrances because of construction at the elementaries.)

    Granbury High juniors will get their schedules Friday from 9 a.m.

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    Sheriff: Narcotics Unit makes $11,300 meth bust

    August 6, 2014

    A man was arrested Saturday and charged with felony manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, according to Lieutenant Johnny Rose of the Hood County Sheriff’s Office.

    Keith David Morrow, 44, of the 3500 block of Woodlake Drive off Tin Top Highway, was arrested by the Hood County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit Saturday afternoon.

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