It’s postponed until next weekend. Granbury – A Candlelight Tour, will have a similar schedule as originally planned, but one week later.
“Next weekend Granbury is going to have the biggest Christmas extravaganza ever,” said Scott Young of the Historic Granbury Merchants Association. In addition to the historic tour, the square will be hosting Christmas Cards on the Square, nativity display at Langdon Center, “A Christmas Carol” at the newly renovated Opera House, along with concerts at First Presbyterian Church and the courthouse.… Read the rest
Winter weather may make the streets slushy, but most of the flying mud may come from the city runoff campaigns.
The two races that will be determined Tuesday have involved anonymous communications about past arrest records, complaints filed with corporate headquarters and alleged extramarital affairs.
At stake is the mayor’s seat and the year that remains of the unexpired term for Place 4.… Read the rest
Tyson James (T.J.) Nolen, charged with sexually abusing underage girls while he was a teacher and coach at Lipan, insisted on pleading not guilty to the most severe charge when he stood trial in Granbury earlier this week.
A jury on Wednesday found the 26-year-old Weatherford man guilty of continuous sexual assault of a child (victim under age 14).
He was sentenced to 54 years in prison.… Read the rest
The details are still fuzzy, but a 41-year-old Granbury man was arrested Wednesday evening, accused of stabbing his wife multiple times.
Jason Keith Rowland, 41, of the 200 block of North Jones Street near Crossland Ninth Grade Center, was on foot when he was taken into custody “close to the area” by police officers who were called to respond to an 8:07 p.m.… Read the rest
Hood County residents – either by their choice or Mother Nature’s – apparently stayed home for the most part Friday morning after up to 3 inches of sleet and snow fell overnight.
With few drivers risking the treacherously roadways, the weather’s impact seemed to be remarkably minimal.
Even minor inclines proved to be impassable for many motorists.
As always with icy weather, bridges and overpasses were the first and worst to be affected.… Read the rest
As the level of Lake Granbury sinks ever lower, some homeowners are finding it harder to keep their heads above water.
County officials, meanwhile, are worried about wildfires that could occur because of acres of dead brush where the lake used to be.
Seawalls at lakefront homes are collapsing due to pressure changes caused by the sinking water line. Homeowners are watching their investments crumble along with their retaining walls – and their dreams.… Read the rest
Granbury is moving up, but staying put.
Tolar is staying put, but moving down.
Beginning in the 2014-15 school year, the University Interscholastic League will add a 6A classification for schools with an enrollment of 2,100 and above. These are schools that are currently in 5A.
In essence, all classifications will move up one notch.
Granbury, with an enrollment of 1,911, will be in 5A – which, of course, is 4A this year.… Read the rest
While it’s hard to call something majestic while construction is still under way, there is an air of majesty surrounding the historic Granbury Opera House even as bannisters are being installed and the elevator is awaiting final inspection.
“Smells like Pine Sol,” said Opera House Executive Director Andrew Barrus. “Smells good, doesn’t it?”
And it is going to look beautiful, Barrus proudly adds.… Read the rest
Hood County District Attorney Rob Christian announced that his investigators are looking into the recent death of a 3-month-old baby.
The baby died in the early-morning hours of Tuesday, Nov. 26, according to Christian. No other details about the death were released.
Christian said that the investigation is a joint effort of the Hood County Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 Office, the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office in Fort Worth, the Paluxy River Children’s Advocacy Center and Child Protective Services.… Read the rest