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Open for business

July 24, 2015

The new Ross Dress for Less and Famous Footwear stores are now open for business. The stores are located next to each other in the same shopping center that houses the recently opened Marshalls store at US Highway 377 and Meander Road. That area is booming, with several new businesses. Across the highway is the recently opened Kroger Marketplace.…

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Signs of a thriving economy

July 24, 2015

Commercial permits in Granbury for the current fiscal year are more than double the number from the previous fiscal year – and there are a couple more months to go before the fiscal year ends on September 30. Several new businesses have opened this year, including the Kroger Marketplace, Marshalls, Dunkin Donuts and Baskin Robbins.…

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You can identify signs of stroke

July 24, 2015

Lake Granbury Medical Center officials offer this easy acronym – FAST –  to help identify signs of stroke. Face: Is it drooping?Arms: Can you raise both? Speech: Is it slurred or jumbled? Time: Call 9-1-1 right away

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Stage 4 water restriction is relaxed

July 24, 2015

The stage 4 water restriction in Laguna Vista was lowered to stage 3 Thursday afternoon. Officials report a new pump and interconnection with Laguna Tres is expected to keep water flowing in Laguna Vista. Water restrictions may be relaxed further in the coming week.…

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Sheriff: Man stabbed at least twice

July 23, 2015

A 23-year-old man was stabbed at least twice in the stomach shortly before 9 p.m. tonight (July 23) during a fight in the 5500 block of Water View Drive in the Arrowhead Shores subdivision, Hood County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose said. “We do have a suspect and he is not in custody yet,” Rose said.…

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Woman facing two felony counts after traffic stop

July 23, 2015

Tosha Lynn Houston, 30, of the 5600 block of Arrowhead Drive in the Arrowhead Shores subdivision, was arrested Wednesday during a traffic stop by a Sheriff’s Office deputy and charged with two felony counts and one misdemeanor, Lieutenant Johnny Rose said. The deputy reported finding codeine pills and methamphetamine, which translated to felony counts, along with xanax, Rose said.…

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Hood County man charged in felony meth case

July 23, 2015

Aaron Davis Albrecht, 41, of the 3700 block of Indian Creek Trail in Nassau Bay II, was arrested July 16 during a traffic stop and charged with a felony count of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), Penalty Group 1, more than 1 gram/less than 4 grams, Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose said.…

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Town Hall meeting set for Regional Public Defender for Capital Cases Program

July 23, 2015

A Town Hall meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 4, from 1:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. regarding the Regional Public Defender for Capital Cases Program. The program provides defense attorneys in capital murder cases, saving counties money. County Judge Darrell Cockerham said that representatives will be coming from the Regional Public Defender office in Lubbock for the meeting.…

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Deadline coming soon to join Police Explorers

July 23, 2015

Youngsters interested in being in the Hood County Police Explorers this year must submit an application by Sept. 1, according to leader Mel Boschwitz, a deputy with the Sheriff’s Office. The first meeting is set for Sept. 15. To be eligible you must have at least graduated the eighth grade and be at least 15 years old, and be no older than 20 when you start.…

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Granbury violinist will study with the best

July 23, 2015

Jake Balmuth, a violinist  from Granbury,  will be part of the 2015 Wintergreen Summer Music Academy at Wintergreen Resort in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Each year, extremely talented young musicians are selected to attend the prestigious Wintergreen Summer Music Academy. This year, approximately 60 students have come from 23 different states and three foreign countries in order to study.…

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