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June Health Inspection Scores

July 18, 2015

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.

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A little dirt never hurt

July 18, 2015
A little dirt never hurt

Two-year-old Salleen Campbell had a joyous time playing in the sand Wednesday evening at the Granbury City Park Softball Fields. Sunny skies with highs close to the century mark is in the Hood County forecast for the remainder of the weekend and all next week.

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Business Brief

July 18, 2015

GOVERNOR ABBOTT APPOINTS

GRANBURY NURSE TO BOARD

Kathy Leader-Horn of Granbury has been reappointed by Governor Greg Abbott to the Board of Nursing. Her term will expire Jan. 31, 2021.

Leader-Horn is a licensed vocational nurse and serves as school nurse for Parkway Elementary School in Crowley.

She is a member of the National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses and participates in the Healthy Kids School Lunch and Operation School Supplies programs.

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Campbell hopes sailors will be honored

July 18, 2015

Granbury Navy veteran J.C. Campbell said it’s past time to officially honor the 74 sailors who lost their lives during a war exercise 46 years ago.

He heads a group fighting to add the names of the “Lost 74” to the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C.

The deaths occurred on June 3, 1969, when the USS Frank E.

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Deadline Friday to apply for free school supplies

July 15, 2015

Operation School Supplies is taking applications for the 2015-16 school year.

The program provides school supplies to Hood County children whose parents are in economic need.

Students must be enrolled in the Granbury or Tolar school district. School attendance, county residency and economic need will be verified.

Applicants need to provide a list of all social services being received by the family so the need can be determined.

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Vandals strike; nine dogs poisoned in Comanche Cove

July 15, 2015

Comanche Cove once again has been targeted for senseless mayhem that has even included killing multiple animals.

The latest incident occurred in the overnight hours on either July 4 or 5, when one or more vandals caused about $3,800 worth of damage to the homeowners association office and the pool area.

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New truck

July 15, 2015
New truck

The Granbury Volunteer Fire Department debuted its new Rescue 2 apparatus in Granbury’s 4th of July parade. The truck, which will be used for multiple purposes, will be put into service in about two weeks. The fire department is planning an official “push-in” ceremony July 28 to welcome the new vehicle.

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Should the city have lifeguards at City Beach?

July 15, 2015
Should the city have lifeguards at City Beach?

Just five days after an 18-year-old woman drowned at Granbury’s City Beach, one visitor had her hands full watching her three young children – ages 6, 8 and 10 – enjoying the water.

Comanche resident Aylin Esmeralda Pimentel went under while swimming with friends on the 4th of July.

Sarah Farmer, a 39-year-old Parker County resident, said she had not heard about the drowning.

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Felony Arrests

July 11, 2015

Six felony arrests were made between July 2 and July 8, according to Hood County law enforcement records.

Suspects were arrested in Hood County, but their alleged crimes may have occurred outside the county.

Charged are:

nKristopher Anderson, 45, Brazos Drive, Granbury, evade arrest or detention with a vehicle; violation of parole.

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Lawman: Driver refuses to stop for fire marshal

July 11, 2015

Yes, fire marshals do have authority to make traffic stops.

One Hood County man found out the hard way that they can also make arrests.

A speeding Justin James Schmidt, 35, failed to stop recently when Hood County Fire Marshal Ray Wilson used his emergency lights on Highway 377 east of Granbury, officials said.

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