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Look down where He lay

December 6, 2014
Look down where He lay

Faye Landham and a dedicated crew of friends and volunteers spent all day Thursday setting up her collection of more than 900 nativities at the Langdon Center Concert Hall just east of the Granbury square. This diverse collection will be displayed Dec. 5–7 and Dec. 10-14. There is no charge to view the display.

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Man in chase released from hospital

December 6, 2014

A Granbury man who crashed after leading officers on a high-speed chase is out of the hospital – but not out of trouble.

Sheriff Roger Deeds said his office found out Wednesday that Kristopher Anderson, 44, had been released from Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth.

On the night of Nov.

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Tips sought in fatality caused by hay bale

December 6, 2014

Authorities continue to investigate a fatal collision near Bluff Dale that was caused by a hay bale in the highway.

The three-car accident Monday evening resulted in the death of Philip Dwayne Wood, 42, of Granbury.

The person responsible for the hay bale being in the roadway could face a felony charge of criminally negligent homicide or a misdemeanor charge of failing to secure load, according to Dub Gillum, a senior trooper with the Texas Highway Patrol.

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Battle for the ball

December 6, 2014
Battle for the ball

Lipan sophomore Maddie McGee (44) stretches to try to grab a rebound away from a Baird player Thursday morning during their pool play basketball game in Lipan’s Tournament of Champions. The Lady Indians, ranked No. 1 in the state in one poll, defeated Baird, 60-20. Tourney action continues today.

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Donations will help feed hungry children

December 6, 2014

You can make a difference for hungry children in Hood County. Donations are sought to continue funding the Weekend Food for Kids program. Organizers hope to reach a goal of $25,000 by year’s end.

The weekend food program is now at every campus in the Granbury school system. Food is provided for some 494 students weekly.

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Supporting lawsuit against president

December 6, 2014

This week I wrote Attorney General Greg Abbott to express my support for his action of filing suit against our federal administration in an effort to preclude the president’s “executive action,” or what is more properly described as his unlawful order, directing subordinates in the executive branch to blatantly disobey U.S.

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Officials: Drug-dealing suspect arrested in Cresson

December 6, 2014

The Hood County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit arrested a Fort Worth man Wednesday night on Highway 377 in Cresson and charged him with manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, according to Lieutenant Johnny Rose.

Charles Oneal Davis, 57, sold hydrocodone pills to undercover officers shortly before he was pulled over by deputies, Rose said.

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deCordova Hills home burglarized

December 6, 2014

Hood County Crime Stoppers is seeking tips on the burglary of a home in the 3000 block of Crystal Lake Drive in deCordova Hills.

The burglary happened on or before Nov. 14, according to the Sheriff’s Office. Someone forced their way into the residence and stole a Playstation 2 and a console Sega Dreamcast.

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Friend compared young man to football’s ‘Rudy’

December 3, 2014
Friend compared young man to football’s ‘Rudy’

Two best friends from Granbury were wrapping up the Thanksgiving week Saturday.

They shared breakfast together and were on their way to work out at an exercise club, according to attorney Paul Hyde.

They never made it.

While traveling north on Highway 144, the 2009 Dodge Ram pickup they were in went “off the east side of roadway (just south of Knob Hill Drive) and struck a bar ditch, flipping several times,” according to Texas Department of Public Safety Senior Trooper Dub Gillum.

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Chocolate pie, without the chocolate?

December 3, 2014

A recipe in the Prime magazine Saturday left one reader wondering: Where’s the chocolate?

The elusive 2 tablespoons of cocoa has been added to the corrected recipe here.

Chocolate meringue pie

(Like mom used to make)

This recipe from Schellon Meek was passed down to her son, Laine Meek.

Pudding ingredients

2 cups of milk, or 1 cup milk and 1 cup whipping cream

2 tablespoons cocoa

2/3 cup sugar

1/3 cup flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

4 eggs, separated

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

2 tablespoons butter

1.

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