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Thieves strike Cresson; copper stolen from city

August 2, 2014

Cooper wire continues to be a popular item with thieves.

One of the latest instances occurred last weekend when the city of Cresson suffered equipment losses and damages worth $40,000.

Cresson Mayor Bob Cornett said the incident, which also affected a cell phone tower base within the same fenced-in work yard next to City Hall, appeared to have been executed by skilled thieves.

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Sheriff: Four arrested at underage party

August 2, 2014

Two men and two women were arrested Sunday in Indian Harbor as an underage alcohol party was winding down, Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose said.

The four, ages 18 to 20, were arrested in the 4200 block of Cortez Court.

They were charged with a misdemeanor count, minor in consumption of alcohol.

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Tuesday Tribulations

August 2, 2014
Tuesday Tribulations

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Robbery suspect now in local jail

August 2, 2014

The suspect in a March 20 robbery at a Granbury convenience store was transferred last week to the Hood County Jail.

Clint Cody Morton, 23, of the 900 block of Indian Creek Drive in Comanche Harbor, has been in the Tarrant County Jail on a separate robbery charge out of Benbrook, according to Hood County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose.

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Car show

July 30, 2014
Car show

Three members of the Pearce family that suffered through the loss of their Cresson home due to a recent fire pose next to one of the special vehicles at Saturday’s car show that was staged to raise money for their recovery. From left are dad James Pearce, daughter Sierra, 16, and son Gage, 6.

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DPS office

July 30, 2014

Those heading to the Department of Public Safety (DPS) office for reasons such as purchasing a copy of a trooper’s accident report now must go to jail – sort of, anyway.

The DPS office recently moved from its West Pearl Street location to inside the Hood County Law Enforcement Center (LEC), at 400 Deputy Larry Miller Dr.

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World War II veteran researches famous slogan ‘Kilroy was here’

July 30, 2014
World War II veteran researches famous slogan ‘Kilroy was here’

ROY AND KILROY: While visiting the World War II Memorial on May 6 in Washington, D.C., veteran Roy Falls posed for this picture with the “Kilroy was here” graffiti visible, at lower right, on the back side of the memorial wall. Falls became curious about the story behind Kilroy and spent many hours researching what was somewhat of a phenomenon in Europe during the war.

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Standing firm: ‘Flamingo’ ladies brave the night in eerie hotel

July 26, 2014
Standing firm: ‘Flamingo’ ladies brave the night in eerie hotel

VIVI, THE PROTECTOR: Suzanne Collier recently brought Vivi as a good luck charm when she and a group of ladies called the Pink Flamingos rented the entire Nutt House Hotel. She thought Vivi would bring her luck as the group played Keno, a game of chance, into the night. She also thought Vivi would fend off the ghosts in Room No.

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Moving dirt at Luton Ranch West

July 26, 2014
Moving dirt at Luton Ranch West

There’s a dirt relocation program taking place at the construction site for Ross Dress for Less and Marshalls retail stores. Preliminary work is going full speed ahead for the shopping center across Meander Road from H-E-B, on property known as Luton Ranch West. Lake Granbury Economic Development Director Warren Ketteman said he does not know when the stores will be completed, but likely within eight months or so.

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Good for Thought: Dominique Inge

July 26, 2014
Good for Thought: Dominique Inge

A GOOD FOUNDATION: For philanthropist Dominique Inge, the foundation of a good Mexican food lunch is spinach enchiladas from Mi Familia.

The Inge name is well known locally because The Inge Foundation makes 50 grants a year to tax-exempt entities in the areas of culture, education, the environment, health care, religion and social services.

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