In 2008 Al Biscardi of Granbury saw his life going downhill.
He was at the point where he wanted everyone to leave him alone. His marriage fell apart, and his daughter, Alyssa, was kept away from him.
It was the lowest point of his life.
Biscardi was living in Mineral Wells when one of his friends saw he needed help and called Louise Miller in Granbury.… Read the rest
The retired steam unit at Luminant’s deCordova plant on Lake Granbury came down with a boom about 8:45 Friday morning.
Those near the scene of the implosion said they witnessed sparks, heard the boom and saw the structure crumble to the ground. The unit was put in operation in 1975 and had been idle since it was retired in December 2010.… Read the rest
Longtime Granbury physician Larry Padget died Monday at his Granbury home after a long battle with cancer. He was 75.
The Oklahoma native, who moved to Granbury 41 years ago after the lake was put in, delivered 1,000 babies – including the first baby born at Lake Granbury Medical Center, friends and family said.
The beloved physician who spent time with each patient and always had a joke at hand would be stopped virtually everywhere he went by people wanting to know what he thought of their mole or rash.… Read the rest
A DNA sample from a glove left behind by a suspect helped lead to a third conviction in the theft of an ATM containing more than $40,000, according to District Attorney Rob Christian.
Benjamin James Patterson, who was 39 at the time of the incident (Dec. 2, 2010) at the First National Bank of Granbury branch on Highway 377 West, was convicted Wednesday by a jury in 355th Judicial District Court on a count of theft over $20,000/under $100,000.… Read the rest
TOLAR – As the memorable song, “The Ballad of the Green Berets” and other stirring classics were played to a backdrop of patriotism, friends of Sgt. 1st Class Riley Stephens of Tolar shared their own personal stories of the Army Special Forces soldier.
The candlelight ceremony was held Wednesday evening on the old Tolar football field where Riley made his mark as a standout football player.… Read the rest
An 80-year-old Granbury woman died Wednesday night, several hours after sustaining what had appeared to be non-life-threatening injuries in a two-vehicle accident.
The accident occurred at about 7:45 p.m. in the 3800 block of Highway 377 East, near H-E-B.
Granbury Police Deputy Chief Alan Hines said late Thursday that it is not yet known whether Virginia Blade Martin died from injuries sustained in the accident, or whether there was some other cause.… Read the rest