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Learn about glass art with LGAA Monday night

September 5, 2015

Lake Granbury Art Association meets at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 7, at the Shanley House Center for the Arts, 224 N. Travis St., behind the Hood County Library. Cynthia Ross is the featured demonstrator.…

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Deadline extended for Police Explorer paperwork

September 5, 2015

The deadline is extended to Wednesday, Sept. 9 for youngsters to turn in paperwork to join the Hood County Police Explorers, said leader Mel Boschwitz, a deputy with the Sheriff’s Office. The first meeting is scheduled for Sept. 15. To be eligible you must have at least graduated the eighth grade and be at least 15 years old and no older than 20 when you start.…

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Justin woman arrested in felony forgery case

September 4, 2015

Loretta Lynn Strange, 40, of Justin, was arrested Sept. 1 by Granbury Police and charged with attempting to pass a forged check at a Granbury business, Deputy Chief Alan Hines said. She will face a felony charge of forgery of a financial instrument, Hines said.…

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Parker County grand jury date set in Alvarez death case

September 4, 2015

The Parker County grand jury will hear evidence on Sept. 23 in Weatherford in the case involving the unexplained death of Charles Alvarez Jr., his mother, Susan Hitshew of Granbury, told the Hood County News Friday afternoon. Alvarez died in February and Hitshew believes he was allegedly in a fight with one or more people who have not been named by the Weatherford Police.…

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Show them the money

September 4, 2015

The Commissioners Court will go into closed session at the end of its regular meeting Tuesday (Sept.8) to consider increases in pay for two appointed officials – Veterans Services officer Linda Mallon, and Elections Administrator Jenise “Crickett” Miller. “Both of these individuals are doing a great job and have gone over and above in doing their jobs,” said County Judge Darrell Cockerham.…

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In Saturday’s Hood County News

September 4, 2015

–The city of Tolar has offered the town’s former City Hall as a location for a new driver’s license office.
–Concerned Laguna Vista residents filled church pews to pepper the Laguna Vista Water general manager about water problems in the lakeside community.
–Highway 377 drivers in Granbury should expect delays next Tuesday through Friday because of roadwork.…

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Bluff Dale Homecoming Sunday

September 4, 2015

The Bluff Dale Tabernacle has been the location for the annual Bluff Dale Homecoming since it began in 1950. This year’s event will be Sunday, Sept. 6, with registrationat 10 a.m. and program at 11. A catered meal will be served at noon for $10 per person, special rate for children under 10.…

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Feel the rumble of bikes on the square this weekend

September 4, 2015

A massive number of motorcycles will descend on the Granbury square Labor Day Weekend for the annual Biker Bash Texas, a Christian motorcycle rally. The rally kicks off with vendor registration and set up on Friday, a full day of activities on Saturday and Sunday, and concludes just after noon on Monday.…

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Monday event at Shanley Park to ‘Back the Blue’

September 3, 2015

“Granbury/Hood County Back the Blue,” – an informal event open to everyone to show community support for law enforcement officers – is set for 10 a.m. Monday (Sept. 7) at Shanley Park in Granbury, according to organizers. The names of the law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line of duty nationwide, along with the Police Officer’s Prayer, will be recited by local pastor and chaplain John Knox. …

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Texas flags ordered flown at half-staff Friday for Deputy Goforth

September 3, 2015

Gov. Greg Abbott ordered that Texas flags be flown at half-staff on Friday (Sept. 4), to honor slain Harris County Deputy Sheriff Darren Goforth. Goforth’s funeral will be Friday. Previously, Abbott issued a call for Texas law enforcement officers to turn on the red and blue flashing lights on their patrol vehicles for one minute, at 11 a.m.…

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