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Good band and barbecue

July 23, 2014
Good band and barbecue

VFW Post 7835 member Dan “Big D” Kjelgaard did a terrific job playing the trombone while sitting in with the Rambin Brothers Band at Saturday’s Debbie Cox barbecue dinner fundraiser. Cox lost everything when her mobile home caught fire May 25 after it was struck by lightning.

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After years of delays, progress being made on boat docks

July 23, 2014

The eyesore in the water by Hewlett Park across from the Granbury Conference Center should soon be a thing of the past.

Well over four years ago, poles were placed in the water in preparation for the construction of a public boat dock and fishing pier. The dock never materialized due to a disagreement between the city and Jay Mills construction company in Stephenville about the materials that were to be used.

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Sound Off

July 16, 2014

  • Cheers to the individual who picked up our meal ticket Sunday the 13th. What a surprise when I arrived at the cashier stand I was told what you had done.
  • Who’s in charge of the city pool when my kids are swimming and all the employees are screaming and cursing at one another?
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    Fire displaces five adults

    July 16, 2014

    A Friday morning fire about midway between Granbury and Cresson destroyed a mobile home, displacing five adults. A small outside fire spread to the home about 2:15 a.m., Fire Marshal Ray Wilson said. The cause of the fire is under investigation, he said. The fire occurred in Sunchase Hills off Highway 377 East.

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    Filing to start for some city, school elections

    July 16, 2014

    The filing period for several city and school elections opens Saturday.

    However, since offices are closed on weekends, the filing period effectively begins Monday.

    Elections are planned for: the city of Granbury and Granbury ISD; the city of Tolar and Tolar ISD; the city of Cresson; the city of deCordova; Bluff Dale ISD; and the city of Stockton Bend.

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    Fatality on Little Road

    July 12, 2014
    Fatality on Little Road

    Shari Maxwell, 47, was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace Judy Watson early Wednesday evening after her 2011 Ford Escape went off the roadway on a curve on Little Road east of FM Road 51 North. According to Trooper Dub Gillum, Maxwell and her husband, who was driving another vehicle, had eaten at a Weatherford restaurant and were on their way to their Little Road home.

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    Brother, sister arrested too

    July 12, 2014

    Sheriff’s Office deputies went to the 1500 block of Hayloft Lane in Misty Meadows near Emma Roberson Elementary School Monday morning to serve a parole warrant on Cory Ray Molder, 32, of Granbury.

    During the contact Shawncey Gail Molder, 33, was arrested and charged with hindering apprehension of a known felon (felony – bond $10,000) for allegedly hiding her brother Cory from law enforcement.

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    Thrasher tapped to replace Joe Lee as constable

    July 12, 2014
    Thrasher tapped to replace Joe Lee as constable

    Thrasher

    Two years ago, Delton Thrasher lost his bid to become constable for Precinct 1.

    But on Tuesday, he got the job anyway.

    Thrasher was selected by the Commissioners Court to fill the vacancy left by Joe Lee.

    Lee recently resigned as part of a plea bargain with the district attorney’s office to avoid a possible felony conviction for misuse of county funds.

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    Felony Arrests

    July 12, 2014

    Seven felony arrests were made between July 3-8. Suspects were arrested here, but their alleged crimes may have occurred outside the county. They have not been convicted of the charges listed.

  • Brooke Allison Culberhouse, 21, Saddleview Court, Granbury, possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram.
  • Terry Jason King, 38, Euless, assault with bodily injury, family violence enhanced with previous conviction.
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    Business Briefs

    July 12, 2014

    SCREENING MAMMOGRAPHY

    FOR UNINSURED WOMEN

    The Women’s Imaging department at Lake Granbury Medical Center, in conjunction with Moncrief Cancer Institute, will have screening mammographies Tuesday, July 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    The screenings are fully funded for women without insurance.

    Call 800-405-7739 for location information and to make an appointment.

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