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Local man charged with felony in DWI case

April 23, 2014

William Simon Reeves, 30, of the 600 block of Branding Iron Trail in the Western Hills Harbor subdivision, was arrested April 14 by a Granbury police officer and charged with DWI third or more – which qualifies as a felony count – Hood County Jail records show.… Read the rest

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Hood County man arrested on felony drug count

April 22, 2014

Stephen Wayne Watkins II, 22, of the 2200 block of Fall Creek Highway, was arrested recently on Paluxy Road by a Granbury police officer and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 2,  more than 1 gram/less than 4 grams, Hood County Jail booking records show.… Read the rest

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Fort Worth woman charged with two drug felonies

April 22, 2014

Angela Dawn Farquer, 41, of Fort Worth, was arrested April 15 by a Granbury police officer and charged with two separate felony counts of possession of less than 1 gram of methamphetamine, according to Hood County Jail records.… Read the rest

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Mission Granbury ribbon-cutting Wednesday

April 22, 2014

A ribbon-cutting ceremony at Mission Granbury’s new digs at 3611 Plaza East Court will take place at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday (April 23). Tours of the larger facility will be given every 15 minutes before and after the ribbon cutting. The new location is behind Goodyear. Mission Granbury provides several types of assistance for Hood County residents in need.… Read the rest

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Bible readers begin Friday, April 25

April 22, 2014

The  Bible Reading Marathon will start at 7 a.m. Friday, April 25 at the Hood County Courthouse Gazebo. By the time it’s over at noon on May 1, the entire Bible will have been read outloud from beginning to end, in several languages and from any number of English translations. If you would like to be a part of this event please contact the coordinator in your local church or call Pastor Mike and his wife Sandee at 817-894-0370 or 817-992-4026.… Read the rest

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Sky Harbour man faces felony marijuana count

April 21, 2014

Cecil William Bason, 52, of the 600 block of Venus Drive in the Sky Harbour subdivision, was arrested April 14 by a members of the Hood County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit. He is charged with felony possession of approximately 112 grams of marijuana, Lieutenant Johnny Rose said.… Read the rest

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Town Hall meeting on underage drinking Tuesday

April 21, 2014

The Hood County Substance Abuse Council (HCSAC) is hosting a Town Hall meeting on underage drinking at 5 p.m. Tuesday (April 22) in council chambers at Granbury City Hall, 116 W. Bridge St. A youth-led pep rally will begin at 4:30 p.m. on the back porch at City Hall. Refreshments will be served. Illegal underage drinking is dangerous, yet parents oftentimes provide alcohol to young people or do nothing to stop underage alcohol use.… Read the rest

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‘Youth Mental Health First Aid’ training set Tuesday

April 21, 2014

A first-ever Youth Mental Health First Aid training program is set for 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday (April 22) at Pecan Valley Centers, 2101 W. Pearl St. in Granbury. It’s a training certification course that teaches a five-step action plan, open to local educators (K-12) or anyone who works or volunteers with youths. Cost is $65 per participant. For more information call Molly Mabery at 817-579-4435.… Read the rest

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Bring awareness to invisible wounds of war

April 21, 2014

A motorcycle run fundraiser in Granbury on Saturday, April 26 will benefit veterans in a six county region, including Hood. The Run to BATIWOW event is to help those suffering from invisible wounds of war, such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Major Depressive Disorter (MDD). The event begins with registration from 8:30-10 a.m. at 2101 W. Pearl St. The entry fee is $20, and $5 for an additional rider.… Read the rest

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Holladay’s daughters consider candlelight vigil

April 20, 2014

The two daughters of Helen Holladay were in Granbury Saturday and talked about the possibility of having a candlelight vigil for her, but no date has been set, according to Sheriff Roger Deeds. Sheriff’s Office investigators believe the skeletal remains found Thursday in a pickup pulled from Lake Granbury near the old Brazos Motel on East Pearl are those of Holladay. The Tarrant County woman, who shared a weekend residence in Whippoorwill Bay with her husband, had been missing since 1979. Holladay’s daughters, Karen and Carlene, were in Granbury to view the site at the lake as well as the pickup.… Read the rest

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