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Tolar rollover

October 15, 2014
Tolar rollover

Johnny “J.P.” Price, 19, a firefighter with the Tolar Volunteer Fire Department, was in a two-vehicle accident late Sunday morning, according to Tolar Fire Chief Matt Hutsell. Hutsell said the vehicle Price was driving hit the back of a pickup, rolled and hit a tree on Highway 377 near Electric Road just east of Tolar.

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Applications being taken for holiday food baskets

October 15, 2014

Applications are being accepted for the Third Annual Project Wishbone – a program that provides Thanksgiving baskets for those who qualify.

Project Wishbone is sponsored by Monarch Utilities I, L.P., a subsidiary of SouthWest Water Company.

Applicants must be Monarch residential water customers.

To qualify, customers must have a combined total household income that does not exceed 150 percent of the current federal poverty guidelines.

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All hail Queen Avery

October 15, 2014
All hail Queen Avery

Excitement brewed in the bleachers Friday evening as the announcement drew near of Granbury High School’s Homecoming Queen. The crowd cheered wildly when Avery Railsback was named 2014 Homecoming Queen. Railsback, a senior, waves to the crowd as the newly crowned Queen. See related photos, P.5A.

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Missouri contractor indicted on two felony theft charges

October 15, 2014
Missouri contractor indicted on two felony theft charges

Scafe

A Missouri contractor was indicted by the October Hood County grand jury on two felony theft charges relating to a Hood County construction project, according to official complaints on file in the district attorney’s office.

In one complaint, Jay Robert Scafe, 50, of Grain Valley, Missouri, was indicted on theft of over $20,000 and less than $100,000.

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Cresson festival Oct. 25

October 15, 2014

Grab your cowboy boots, cowboy hats, family and friends and head out to the annual Cresson Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 25.

The event runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Historic Cresson School. The schedule includes children’s activities, live entertainment, auctions, a country store and a bakery. There will also be a grand reopening of the Cresson Heritage Museum.

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Man charged with driving stolen car

October 15, 2014
Man charged with driving stolen car

Rowan

A Granbury man was pulled over by Hood County Sheriff’s Office deputies around midnight Thursday on Highway 377 East and was found to be driving a stolen vehicle, according to Lieutenant Johnny Rose.

Thomas Randall Rowan, 53, of the 8100 block of Fawn Circle, Granbury, was driving a 2015 Kia Soul that was reported stolen in Haltom City when he was pulled over for a traffic stop, Rose said.

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Annual ag show this Saturday

October 15, 2014

The Granbury FFA and Granbury Young Farmers will hold its 6th Annual Fall Shootout livestock show Saturday at the Granbury ISD Agricultural Science Complex.

There will be two shows:

Heifer/Steer – weigh-in: 6:30-8 a.m.; show: 9 a.m.

Lamb/Goat – weigh-in: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; show: 2 p.m.

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Early voting starts this Monday

October 15, 2014

Early voting for the Nov. 4 General Election will begin Monday.

All early voting will take place at Annex 1, 1410 W. Pearl St.

Here is the breakdown for early voting: Monday, Oct. 20 – Friday, Oct. 24, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 25, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, Oct.

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Accident victim’s name released

October 11, 2014

Authorities released the name of the woman who died Tuesday morning in an accident on Highway 377 west of Cresson. Misty Brown, 32, whose driver’s license showed a Pecan Plantation address, was pronounced dead at the scene after her car slammed into the back of an 18-wheel water transport truck, according to investigators.

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City extends McKethan’s contract

October 11, 2014

The Granbury City Council has opted not to keep City Manager Wayne McKethan for the additional six months he requested.

They have chosen instead to extend the retiring city manager’s contract by three months.

McKethan’s current contract expires at the end of January.

According to Mayor Nin Hulett, the council has given McKethan above average ratings on performance evaluations.

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