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GPD: Child not missing after report

April 14, 2014

Granbury Police Deputy Chief Alan Hines said that officers who were investigating a report earlier this evening that a child was seen being “dragged” from Walmart and driven away in a vehicle determined after viewing the store’s surveillance video that the child had arrived with the same person. Hines added that no one has reported a child missing.… Read the rest

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Schmidt hired as new coach of Lady Pirates

April 14, 2014

Steven Schmidt was approved by the Granbury school board Monday night to be the next head coach of the Granbury Lady Pirates basketball team. He comes to GHS after being the head girls basketball coach at Eastland the past three seasons, leading the Lady Mavericks to bidistrict this past season. He coached Argyle to a Class 2A state championship in 2006 and to the 3A state finals in 2009.… Read the rest

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Report: Man arrested on felony charge after knife threat

April 14, 2014

Thomas William Scott Murphy, 35, of the 3000 block of Libra Drive in the Sky Harbour subdivision, was arrested Friday after threatening his girlfriend with a hunting knife, Hood County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose said. He’s facing a felony count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, Rose added.… Read the rest

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Graduation, awards ceremony near

April 14, 2014

The Granbury High School Class of 2014 – which numbers about 370 seniors – is making preparations for graduation. Graduates will receive their high school diplomas at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 29, at the Fort Worth Convention Center. Awards and scholarships will be announced during a special evening event on Thursday, May 22, at 7 p.m. in the GHS Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center.… Read the rest

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Weatherford woman facing felony evading charge

April 14, 2014

Cynthia Ann Hart, a 52-year-old Weatherford woman who failed to pull over for a DPS trooper, was arrested April 5 on a felony count of evading arrest with a vehicle, according Senior Trooper Dub Gillum.… Read the rest

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City may raise fines for violators of drought plan

April 13, 2014

With summer around the corner and the lake level dropping ever lower, the city is not likely to view violations of the Drought Contingency Plan as water under the bridge. The Granbury City Council, at its regular meeting Tuesday (April 15), will consider raising fines for violators.… Read the rest

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Glen Rose woman facing felony firearm charge

April 13, 2014

Twyna Lynn Shields, 47, of Glen Rose, was arrested April 5 by a Granbury police officer in the 700 block of Keith Street in Granbury and charged with a felony count of unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, Hood County Jail booking desk records show.… Read the rest

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Free movie on Tuesday

April 13, 2014

Tuesday is free movie night at the Hood County Library,  222 N. Travis St., with free popcorn and bottled water. “The Book Thief,” is scheduled Tuesday, April 13 at 6:30 p.m.

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Granbury man charged with felony nonsupport

April 13, 2014

Kevin Robert Ledbetter, 35, of the 200 block of Coulston Street in Granbury, is facing a felony count of criminal nonsupport after his arrest Tuesday in a case handled by the Hood County District Attorney’s Office, Hood County Jail records show.… Read the rest

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Tull, Brazzell, Ortiz compete in state health event

April 13, 2014

Three Granbury High School students in the local chapter of the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) participated in competitive events at the organization’s state leadership conference in San Antonio. Paige Tull and Josh Brazzell competed in CERT (Community Engagement Response Team) while Kayla Ortiz competed in physical therapy. Founded in 1976, HOSA is a national student organization to promote career opportunities in the health care industry.… Read the rest

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