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Comanche Harbor man arrested on felony drug charge

July 29, 2014

Michael Walker Crouch, 48, of the 3500 block of Arrowhead Circle in the Comanche Harbor subdivision, was arrested July 20 by a Sheriff’s Office deputy on Tin Top Highway and charged with felony possession of less than 1 gram of methamphetamine, Hood County Jail records show.…

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Don’t confuse the Best of Hood County with online solicitation

July 29, 2014

An email from “Granbury Business Recognition” was received this week by a local merchant. The email states that the merchant has been selected for the 2014 Best of Granbury Awards. The timing of the email coincides the annual Best of Hood County voting sponsored by the Hood County News. “We are not in any way affiliated with the ‘Best of Granbury’ email,” said Advertising Manager Rick Craig of the Hood County News.…

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Two rollovers occur within minutes on wet roads

July 29, 2014

With rain in the area, drivers may want to be cautious. Earlier this afternoon there were two single-vehicle rollover accidents on Hood County roads. The first, on Paluxy Highway just south of Daniels Court, a man driving a Dodge pickup that left the roadway and evidently damaged its rear cargo area.…

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Motorcyclist flown to area hospital after crash

July 28, 2014

A 50-year-old Hood County man was flown by air ambulance to Harris Hospital in downtown Fort Worth due to injuries suffered when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a Toyota Camry at about 7 p.m. Monday on the Loop 567 extension near Porter Court. The man sustained a possible broken leg along with road rash, according to a witness.…

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Arrowhead Shores resident faces felony count

July 28, 2014

Wendi Michelle Samsill, 46, of the 5400 block of Lake View Drive in the Arrowhead Shores subdivision, was arrested July 19 by a Sheriff’s Office deputy and charged with a felony count of possession less than 1 gram of methamphetamine, according to Hood County Jail booking records.…

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Study: Dinosaurs may have survived if asteroid had hit earlier or later

July 28, 2014

Dinosaurs might have survived the asteroid strike that wiped them out if it had taken place slightly earlier or later in history, scientists say. A new study has helped paleontologists to build a narrative of the prehistoric creatures’ demise, according to Baylor University. Dinosaur tracks and bones have been found in Hood County.…

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Woman suffers burns

July 28, 2014

A woman suffered face and arm burns Monday morning after starting a controlled burn, according to emergency scanner traffic. She was being airlifted from the Tolar fire station.…

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5K Walk/Run benefit set for Aug. 2

July 28, 2014

It’s not too late to sign up for the Joseph’s Locker 5K Run/Walk that will be held on Saturday, Aug. 2. Proceeds benefit food and clothing ministries. Register register at Joseph’s Locker, 1612 Weatherford Highway, #100 or at 7:30 a.m. at  Hewlett Park on Pearl Street before the race. Registration fee, $25.…

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New officers named to Hood County Retired School Personnel Association

July 28, 2014

New officers have been named to lead the Hood County Retired School Personnel Association for the 2014-2015 club year. Officers include President Gail Hill, First Vice President Marge King, Second Vice President Janie Bramlett, Treasurer Betty Kirkhart and Secretary Marolyn McVey. The organization meets on the second Tuesday of the month at the Granbury ISD board room.…

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‘Father of Modern Rodeo’ honored

July 27, 2014

Earl Bascom, who helped Hughie Long at his Cresson ranch in the late 1960s, was honored as part of the National Day of the Cowboy this past Saturday. Bascom posthumously received the 2014 Cowboy Keeper Award at the Valley Museum in Chatsworth, California. Bascom and Long were natives of Canada and rodeo buddies.…

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