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Braving the elements to honor vets

November 15, 2014
Braving the elements to honor  vets

A crowd gathered and withstood the cold weather for a Veterans Day program at Granbury Cemetery to honor the bravery of U.S. veterans. Members of the Granbury Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps are pictured before the presentation of the colors. The program included a fly-over, music, veteran recognition, the placement of a wreath and a guest speaker – District Judge Ralph Walton.

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Economic development underfunded?

November 15, 2014
Economic development underfunded?

Tout

Jeff Tout was the only county commissioner to vote this week against the county helping to fund economic development.

It wasn’t that Tout feels the $100,000 the county has been paying annually is too much. His vote against the funding was because he believes the amount is not enough for the Economic Development Corporation to be effective.

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Fire levels home in OTS

November 15, 2014

A fire destroyed a mobile home around 5 p.m. Thursday in the 3000 block of Sycamore Court in Oak Trail Shores.

The smoke could be seen for miles.

“Initial reports were that there was a person trapped in the home, but we did not find anyone,” Fire Marshal Ray Wilson said.

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Squirming

November 15, 2014
Squirming

Tolar High School volleyball coach Scotty Miller tries to use extreme body language to influence a point Tuesday night in the Lady Rattlers’ Class 2A regional quarterfinal playoff game in Bridgeport. Also pictured are Lady Rattlers Taylor Tuggle (14), Kalee Risse (19) and Madeline Dawson (5). Collinsville edged Tolar in five sets, ending the young Lady Rattlers’ historic season.

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Man’s throat sliced

November 12, 2014
Man’s throat sliced

Macpherson

Slitting the throat of his girlfriend’s father did not send a loving message from a Lipan man Friday night, law authorities indicated.

But it did send the victim to the hospital and the Lipan man to jail, according to Hood County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose.

Matthew Dillion Macpherson, 20, of the 15200 block of Lipan Highway, was arrested Saturday night and charged with felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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Great joy

November 12, 2014
Great joy

Tolar volleyball players (from left) Madeline Dawson (5), Magen Collie (17) and Shelby Nunley (9) celebrate winning a big point late in their area volleyball playoff victory over Blue Ridge Saturday in Chico. See P. 7A.

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Sheriff: Man fakes Navy SEAL

November 12, 2014
Sheriff: Man fakes Navy SEAL

Luna-
Gonzalez

A Granbury man was arrested Saturday in Parker County after impersonating a ranking Navy SEAL officer who had been shot in combat, according to the Parker County Sheriff’s Office.

Carlos Felipe Luna-Gonzalez, 28, of the 2200 block of Summerlin Court, was arrested during an undercover investigation when he thought he was accepting a rifle in honor for his service, Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said.

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Volunteers shuttle veterans to FW, Dallas VA hospitals

November 12, 2014
Volunteers shuttle veterans to FW, Dallas VA hospitals

Gail Stafford of Granbury is finally able to get the specialized care at the Veterans Administration hospitals in Fort Worth and Dallas.

He suffers from chronic pulmonary obstructive disease and post-traumatic stress disorder, and his eyesight isn’t what it used to be.

On top of all that, he doesn’t own a vehicle.

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Small pets disappearing

November 12, 2014

Lisa Davis’ husband Tracy was up before the sun when he went to feed the dogs in the fenced back yard.

The Davises live on Mt. Vista Drive in Mountain Vista Estates.

He noticed their 8-pound mini Chihuahua missing.

“We searched everywhere,” Lisa said. “It (the disappearance) happened during the night.”

The dog is still missing.

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Baskin-Robbins will join Dunkin Donuts

November 12, 2014

The retail building that is being built on the southwest corner of Overstreet and U.S. Highway 377 just east of Spring Creek Barbecue won’t just be for the planned Dunkin Donuts store.

The 6,500-square-foot retail establishment will be a combination Dunkin Donuts/Baskin-Robbins, according to Community Development Director Scott Sopchak.

Baskin-Robbins is the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops.

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