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Catch the wave on paddleboards

May 9, 2015
Catch the wave on paddleboards

The new venture from Belton-based Waterside Sports made its debut at the City Beach Tiki Hut on Lake Granbury last weekend.

Waterside Sports is renting stand-up paddleboards, disc golf and volleyball equipment and has also taken over the city’s bicycle renting program. The visitor center in City Hall had previously handled the bikes.

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Hood County woman feels certain she felt earthquake

May 9, 2015

A Granbury woman is reporting that Thursday’s 4.0 magnitude quake near Venus was not the only one felt in Hood County.

Sheila Dalton, who lives in the Bluewater Shores neighborhood, said she was lying in bed around 7:40 Thursday morning when she felt what she at first thought was an approaching storm.

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New city manager has fond memories of Granbury

May 9, 2015
New city manager has fond memories of Granbury

New Granbury City Manager Chris Coffman has some roots in the city. His father lived in Granbury until he passed away in 2006, and Coffman was a frequent visitor to the area.

“We’d come and get out on the lake, hit the square. I’ve always thought this was a great community,” Coffman said.

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5 people exposed to rabies

May 9, 2015

A rabid dog that bit multiple family members at an Arrowhead Shores residence was finally reported to Animal Control after it died on May 1.

That’s according to Animal Control Sergeant Kelly McNab.

She said that four adult residents of the home were bitten, and a 9-year-old male child was scratched.

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Do you qualify for tax break?

May 9, 2015

Residents in some areas of Granbury may be eligible for tax breaks and fee waivers through the city’s Historic Preservation Commission.

An ordinance allows for incentives related to repairs, improvements and construction on any residence within the zone.

So far, only landmarked properties are taking advantage of the abatement. But any home that lies within the city’s designated Historic Neighborhood Improvement Zone and is over 50 years old is eligible for a discount on city property taxes.

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Praying for the troops

May 9, 2015
Praying for the troops

This year’s National Day of Prayer Hood County honored the military with the theme, Have you Prayed for our Troops Today? The program began Thursday morning at the Granbury Resort Conference Center with a free prayer breakfast. Local World War II veterans served as the “2015 Honorary Chair.” Guest speaker Chaplain Major General Cecil R.

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Drug suspect with long record gets 75-year prison term

May 9, 2015

A Granbury man who had six previous felonies has been sentenced to 75 years in prison for drug offenses, District Attorney Rob Christian.

Aaron Glen Jensen, 37, was arrested on May 29 last year in the 2600 block of Camp Crucis Court in Granbury after a drug investigation by the Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit.…

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Repo gone bad: Shot hits car

May 6, 2015

He may not have been an authentic repo man, but the bullet from his .357 magnum was the real deal.

While trying to repossess a car for a friend Friday, Jonathan Aaron Clark of Fort Worth reportedly fired a shot from a revolver, striking the left rear fender well of a 1994 Pontiac Trans Am, Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose said.

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Missing man case won’t close

May 6, 2015

The case of missing Canyon Creek resident Shane Michael Siddall will not be closed by investigators with the Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Rangers, despite the fact that the investigation is at a standstill.

Siddall went missing from his residence on April 13, and no trace of him has been found.

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Tourism offers sweet deal for Granbury

May 6, 2015
Tourism offers sweet deal for Granbury

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Granbury is recognizing the contributions tourism makes to the area by celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week.

The Granbury Convention and Visitors Bureau is delivering ice cream treats to tourism partners today as part of a series of events.

The activities will continue tomorrow afternoon with an ice cream party from 1-2:30 p.m.

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