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Felony Arrests

January 10, 2015

Twelve felony arrests were made between Dec. 25 and Jan. 7.

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:

nBenjamin John Hope Cason, 24, Cedar Hill Street, Oak Trail Shores, continued assault against the family (two counts).

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Grand Jury Indictments

January 10, 2015

The Hood County grand jury returned indictments Wednesday.

Indictments are formal charges.

The cases will be heard later.

Those indicted are:

nRandall Lynn Boiles, 27, Inwood Trail, Granbury, possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, more than 1 gram/less than 4 grams.

nRaena Denise Boone, 38, Mojave Trail, Granbury, possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram.

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Report: Homeless woman steals vehicle in Stephenville, arrested in Hood County

January 10, 2015

A woman who told authorities she is homeless stole a vehicle that was left running at a convenience store in Stephenville on Wednesday, according to Hood County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose.

TRUCK FOUND

Erath County officials notified Hood County law enforcement and local deputies located the truck in the 5000 block of Highway 377 West.

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Water use waivers offered through BRA

January 10, 2015

Due to continuing drought conditions, the Brazos River Authority is offering residential water use permit and commercial dock fee waivers for the 2015 calendar year.

Procedures for lakeside water use permits changed last January, according to BRA spokeswoman Judi Pierce.

Many waterfront homeowners had water use permits to use the lake to water lawns and gardens.With the lake down 10.16 feet, most private pumps can no longer reach water from the lake due to low water levels.

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Man struck by pickup on 377

January 10, 2015

A Granbury man was airlifted to a Fort Worth hospital Tuesday night after he was struck by a pickup as he ran across U.S. Highway 377, according to police.

The incident occurred around 10:40 p.m. when Collin Cameron Buis, 28, of Granbury, ran northbound across Highway 377 near Aldi’s.

According to police officials, Buis was struck by a 2012 Dodge pickup driven by a 44-year-old Granbury man.

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Year-End Review, Part II: Year sees strides in economic development

December 30, 2014
Year-End Review, Part II: Year sees strides in economic development

The second half of 2014 brought something old (continued concerns about the lake) and something new – a charity fundraiser called GranScary.

A groundbreaking ceremony was held – finally – for the new, $10 million recreation center.

Although dirt also moved on several new businesses coming to town, county commissioners decided to no longer shovel money into the Lake Granbury Economic Development Corporation.

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Man runs, leaves children in car

December 24, 2014

Two children were turned over to Child Protective Services after they were abandoned by a man who fled after a traffic stop Friday morning, according to Hood County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose.

Rose said the man took off running after he was pulled over by a deputy on Tree Drive in Comanche Cove.

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A call for winter warmth

December 24, 2014
A call for winter warmth

Rancho Brazos Community Center director Sharla Caro saw a need for warmth in the neighborhood during the winter months. Christmas for Children recipients have been provided beds over the last two years when it came to light that many financially disadvantaged Hood County families had no proper place to sleep. Caro asked for blanket donations, and the community answered.

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Lipan Highway rollover

December 20, 2014
Lipan Highway rollover

A vehicle crashed into a ravine shortly after 11 a.m. Wednesday on Lipan Highway, according to scanner traffic. The one-vehicle accident happened about halfway between Granbury and Lipan near Hill Country Court. A young woman was transported to Lake Granbury Medical Center.

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Traffic stop nets meth arrests

December 20, 2014

A Whippoorwill Bay man and a Sky Harbour woman were arrested for possession of methamphetamine after a traffic stop Tuesday night, law officials said.

Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose said deputies discovered the drug after stopping the vehicle at Old Granbury Road and Meander Road. Clint Daniels Dunlap, 32, of the 400 block of Blue Jay Court, Whippoorwill Bay, and Victoria Dawn Brown, 25, of the 2800 block of Pluto Court, Sky Harbour, were charged with possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram, Rose said.

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