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NCTA football playoff game in Buckholts

November 19, 2014

The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers’ Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools Div. II six-man football regional playoff game against Alvin Living Stones is set for 3 p.m. Saturday at the high school field in Buckholts.

Buckholts is southeast of Temple.

Tickets will be $7 for adults and $5 for students.

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Fun at the fundraiser

November 19, 2014
Fun at the fundraiser

Granbury High School Assistant Principal Patti Sanderson was a good sport Thursday during her lunch period. She was duct taped against the wall for a Project Graduation fundraiser. During lunch Granbury students jumped at the chance to pay for the privilege of duct taping Sanderson and three coaches to the cafeteria wall.

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Weatherford Highway home burns

November 19, 2014
Weatherford Highway home burns

Firefighters battled a residential fire Sunday evening in the 5600 block of Weatherford Highway, according to Hood County Fire Marshal Ray Wilson.

Wilson said the residence may be home to a family of five, but no one was home at the time of the fire.

The fire may have started from a fireplace, but the investigation continues, Wilson stated.

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Good in Hood

November 19, 2014

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DPS Trooper: ‘Distracted driving kills’

November 19, 2014
DPS Trooper: ‘Distracted driving kills’

Gillum

When people think of reckless drivers, they may picture an aggressive driver weaving in and out of traffic and cutting people off on the road.

While that may be true, there are other forms of reckless drivers.

And there is one form of reckless driving that’s a real problem, according to Department of Public Safety Senior Trooper Dub Gillum – distracted driving.

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Accidents send four to hospital

November 19, 2014

Granbury police worked two major accidents Friday. Both resulted in transports to Lake Granbury Medical Center (LGMC).

The first of the major accidents occurred at 7:37 a.m., in the 2600 block of U.S. Highway 377 East.

According to police, a 2010 Nissan 4-door driven by Jami Kristine Lawson, 39, of Granbury, struck a 2009 Dodge van driven by Rebecca Kay Marshall, 38, who also lives in Granbury.

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Fight between brothers ends in stabbing, arrest

November 19, 2014
Fight between brothers ends in stabbing, arrest

R. Dobbs

Two brothers may have bitten off more than they can chew when they argued Monday night about food.

One ended up with multiple stab wounds; the other ended up in the Hood County Jail.

According to Deputy Chief Alan Hines, five Granbury police officers rushed to the scene at 324 W.

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Senior Center needs help for meals

November 19, 2014

Hood County Senior Center Executive Director Mindy Hodges is asking people to consider donating $25 to help provide hot meals daily for Meals on Wheels recipients through the holiday season.

Hodges said funding for programs at the center have been cut by $50,000 over the past few years.

Overcoming the cuts is an ongoing challenge, Hodges pointed out.

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Reunion Grounds site of Santa’s workshop

November 19, 2014

To grant the Christmas wishes of almost 3,000 Hood County children, some assembly is required.

In preparation for the 23rd Annual Hood County Christmas for Children campaign, volunteers on Monday set up Santa’s workshop in the Courts Cleveland Show Barn at the Granbury Reunion Grounds.

Angel trees were distributed to banks and other businesses yesterday, and distribution will continue today.

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Double smack

November 19, 2014
Double smack

Tolar football players John Dollins (left) and Dalton Shaw show their affection for the bidistrict trophy the Rattlers earned Friday night in Grandview with their 32-13 victory over Bosqueville. The Rattlers will play Friday at 7 p.m. in Alvarado against Quinlan Boles in the area playoff round. See related story and photos, P.

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