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EDC director leaving

December 18, 2014

Warren Ketteman, executive director of the Lake Granbury Economic Development Corporation, is leaving to head up the EDC in Forney. Ketteman, who came to Granbury in February, will start his new job on Feb. 2. He said his last day on the job here will likely be Jan. 23.…

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Murder suspect still at large

December 17, 2014

Police were searching a Crowley neighborhood Wednesday night for a murder suspect after he crashed a vehicle between Cresson and Godley and apparently stealing a vehicle later in Cresson, according to law enforcement and media reports. Kristun Madewell, 40, 6-2 and 270 pounds, is wanted in the shooting death of a man in south Fort Worth last Friday.…

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Authorities hunt for murder suspect

December 17, 2014
Authorities hunt for murder suspect

Manhunt continues for Kristun S Madewell, 40, in connection with a murder at Willow Park Drive in Fort Worth last Friday. Authorities said the man fled after his vehicle crashed this afternoon between Cresson and Godley. A white truck was reported stolen from Henson’s in Cresson later this afternoon. The suspect may be in the vehicle.…

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Heavily armed murder suspect on loose

December 17, 2014

A heavily armed murder suspect crashed his vehicle this afternoon on Highway 171 between Cresson and Godley, Hood County Sheriff Roger Deeds said. The man, wearing camo clothing, fled on foot, and multiple law enforcement agencies are assisting in the search, Deeds said. A female in the vehicle is in custody.…

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Macon honored at City Council meeting

December 17, 2014

Longtime Municipal Judge Ben Macon received special recognition and applause at Tuesday night’s (Dec. 16) regular meeting of the Granbury City Council. Mayor Nin Hulett presented Macon with a framed clock in honor of his 30 years of service to the city.…

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Vehicle crashes into ravine

December 17, 2014

A vehicle crashed into a ravine shortly after 11 a.m. Wednesday on Lipan Highway, according to scanner traffic. The one-vehicle accident happened about halfway between Granbury and Lipan near Hill Country Court. A young woman was transported to Lake Granbury Medical Center.…

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Cops raise $20,000 for Kids Armor of Hope

December 17, 2014

Granbury Police Chief Mitch Galvan and several of the city’s police officers presented a check for $20,039 to a representative of Kids Armor of Hope at Tuesday night’s (Dec. 16) regular meeting of the Granbury City Council. Kids Armor of Hope, a United Way partner agency, sends children who have been abused, abandoned or neglected to summer camp.…

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Council schedules tourism-related workshop

December 17, 2014

The Granbury City Council agreed at its regular meeting Tuesday night (Dec. 16) to schedule a workshop with Hilton Garden Inn officials to discuss marketing and promotion of the adjacent Granbury Resort Conference Center. A lack of partnership with the Hilton Garden Inn and alleged poor management of the city-owned Conference Center were among criticisms detailed in the report by Zeitgeist Consulting, a destination marketing firm.…

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Pecan Art Guild selects Kathleen Bales

December 17, 2014

Kathleen Bales was named first place winner for artist of the month with the Pecan Plantation Art Guild (PPAG). Also commended for their work are Barbara Brown, Jean Carmichael, Colleen Zeiler, and Lowell Conder. hese artists have their work displayed at the Pecan Clubhouse, the Pecan Activities Center (PAC), at various businesses in Pecan Village.…

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Fort Worth man facing two felony drug charges

December 17, 2014

Raphael Perez, 29, of Fort Worth, was arrested on Dec. 6 for two counts of manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, greater than 4 grams/less than 200 grams, according to Hood County Jail booking records.…

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