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Azle man arrested in felony card abuse case

May 2, 2015

Gregory Lane Fowler, 37, of Azle, has been charged in a Hood County Sheriff’s Office case with a felony count of credit card or debit card abuse, according to Hood County Jail booking records.…

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Ridge Express concert Friday raises more than $3,000

May 2, 2015

A concert and auction Friday night at Granbury Live Theater, dubbed the Ridge Express, raised a little over $3,000 to help fund a trip for 12-year-old fiddling sensation Ridge Roberts to compete in the National Oldtime Fiddlers Contest, June 22-27 in Weiser, Idaho, his mother Cindy Roberts said. Ridge, along with his two brothers and parents John and Cindy will be there for the duration of the six-day event.…

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CASA gets grant from Texas Bar Foundation

May 2, 2015

The Texas Bar Foundation has awarded more than $16 million in grants to law-related programs including a recent donation of $8,000 to CASA of Hood Somervell.…

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Civic Chorus concert Monday, May 4

May 2, 2015

American Songbook concert will be presented by the Granbury Civic Chorus at 7 p.m. Monday, May 4 at Acton United Methodist Church, 3433 Fall Creek Highway.…

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Optimist Auction raises money for kids

May 1, 2015

The Optimist Club auction fundraiser Saturday, May 2, includes a silent auction at 11 a.m. and live auction at 1 p.m. at Granbury Resort Conference Center,621 E. Pearl St. Complimentary lunch is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds benefit Hood County youth.…

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Historical marker to honor groundbreaking Hood County female

May 1, 2015

Nelly Robertson, the first woman elected county attorney in Hood County and in the state of Texas, will be honored with a marker at the courthouse. Robertson was county attorney from 1918 to 1925. A dedication ceremony for the new marker will be held at the courthouse at 10 a.m. on June 20.…

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Two arrested in felony drug case

April 30, 2015

Wallace Allen McIntyre, 61, of the 4000 block of Highway 377 East in Granbury, was the driver and Sandra Rochelle Webb, 26, of Fort Worth, the passenger in a car pulled over on a traffic stop on April 22 by a Granbury police officer. They are charged with a felony count of possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, more than 1 gram/less than 4 grams, Deputy Chief Alan Hines said.…

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Man, woman arrested in case involving firearms, drugs

April 30, 2015

Gregory Wayne Copeland, 31, of the 3100 block of Shady Grove Circle, is charged with possessing prohibited weapons and will face a second felony on a possession of a controlled substance drug count after an April 24 traffic stop, Granbury Police Deputy Chief Alan Hines said. A passenger, 28-year-old Heather Marie Steele of the 200 block of Deer Park Court west of Granbury, will also face the same felony drug count, Hines said.…

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Permenter to retire as Lipan High principal

April 30, 2015

In an email to the Hood County News, Lipan High School Principal Mike Permenter announced he is retiring at the end of this school year. He also coached softball this year and last year coached the baseball team to its first playoff victory ever.…

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GHS attendance lower after threat of violence

April 30, 2015

Several students stayed home Thursday. Granbury High School attendance was lower than normal, apparently because of an anonymous threat of violence against the high school. The threat was submitted to the school district website Wednesday evening. Attendance was “still relatively high,” school district spokesman Jeff Meador said. The threat was not directed toward any person in particular, Meador said.…

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