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H-E-B shows the love to veterans

November 29, 2014
H-E-B shows the love to veterans

Veterans recently enjoyed a special event sponsored by H-E-B at American Legion Post 491. A free dinner and dessert was served to area veterans. Following the dinner, H-E-B presented a special flag to the American Legion. The flag was signed by students. “We are honored every single day to serve veterans in our community, and Veterans Day gives us the opportunity to say ‘thank you’ to the service men and women for all they have done for our country,” said Chelsea Thompson, community coordinator, Granbury H-E-B, 804 Highway 377.

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Toy Run reels in thousands

November 29, 2014
Toy Run reels in thousands

Members from VFW Post 491 made a special delivery to the Christmas for Children workshop Monday morning at the Granbury Reunion Grounds. They brought with them a check for over $4,000 and a huge delivery of toys. All proceeds were from the 16th annual Veterans Day Toy Run on Nov. 9.

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Community Pantry bringing fresh food

November 29, 2014

The Monthly Community Pantry will be at the Granbury First United Methodist Church (FUMC) distribution site Friday, Dec. 5, from 9-11 a.m. Fresh food distribution through the Tarrant Area Food Bank takes place on the first Friday each month at Granbury FUMC, 301 Loop 567.

There will not be a distribution date in January, since the regular day falls during a holiday closure at Tarrant Area Food Bank.

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Driver pulls classmate from burning vehicle

November 29, 2014

Jonathan Avalos is a lucky young man.

A friend pulled him to safety from a burning car that crashed into a culvert around 2 a.m. last Saturday.

The accident was at the curve on Hayworth Highway at Mitchell Bend Court in southern Hood County.

Avalos, 17, a junior at Granbury High School, was a passenger in the back seat and was unable to move after the accident, according to his mother, Sarah Avalos.

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More visible location

November 29, 2014
More visible location

Looking forward to continued growth in the area, Cook Children’s Health System is now located at 3906 Highway 377, Suite 110, near H-E-B.

Cook’s clinic has been in Granbury since 1995. Officials say the new location was selected due to growth in the Luton Ranch area.

The Granbury location has nine employees and two primary care providers.

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Narcotic deputies arrest two

November 29, 2014

A Sandy Beach woman and an Oak Trail Shores man were arrested by Hood County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit deputies in separate incidents Monday, according to Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose.

Amanda Frances Selman, 25 of the 4000 block of Louise Drive, was charged with felony delivery/manufacture of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, and felony possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, Rose said.

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Felony Arrests

November 29, 2014

Eight felony arrests were made between Nov. 13 and Nov. 19.

Suspects were arrested here.

However, their alleged crimes may have occurred outside Hood County, law authorities noted.

They have not been convicted of the charges. Those arrested are:

nTodd Alan Cummings, 45, Burleson, theft greater than $20,000/less than $100,000.

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Tolar railroad crossing closed through Thursday

November 26, 2014

The railroad crossing on FM 56 in Tolar near Highway 377 will be closed through tomorrow to replace concrete and railroad ties.

The replacement is part of a TxDOT replanking program to rehabilitate railroad crossing across the state, according to Chief Engineer Robert Fuller of Fort Worth and Western Railroad.

Hood County Commissioner James Deaver of Tolar said the work was scheduled this week because Tolar school district classes are out.

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Felony Arrests

November 22, 2014

Six felony arrests were made between Nov. 13 and Nov. 19.

Suspects were arrested here. However, their alleged crimes may have occurred outside Hood County, local authorities said. They have not been convicted of the charges listed.

Those arrested are:

nMelvin Kym Austin, 52, Weatherford, possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram.

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Local audiologist opens Crawford Hearing Aid Center

November 22, 2014
Local audiologist opens Crawford Hearing Aid Center

Debra Crawford has been working in the hearing aid field in Granbury for the past 12 years. “I love Granbury,” she said. “The people are extremely friendly and the town is truly one-of-a-kind!”

This week, Debra and her husband Matt Crawford opened Crawford Hearing Aid Center at 2441 E. Highway 377, Suite 108.

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