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Save the sales tax holiday Aug. 8-10

July 27, 2014

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reminds  shoppers they can save money on certain items priced under $100 during the state’s annual sales tax holiday. This year the holiday is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 8-10.…

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Mental Health First Aid course set in Lipan

July 27, 2014

The Lipan ISD is set to become the latest area school system to take advantage of the Mental Health First Aid Course offered to educators by Pecan Valley Centers through grant money. About 20 teaches and counselors will take part in the eight-hour program from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Aug. 6 in the high school libarary.…

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GPD: Glen Rose man nabbed in felony drug case

July 26, 2014

James Michael Ward, 34, of Glen Rose, was arrested July 17 by a Granbury police officer and charged with felony possession of less than 1 gram of methamphetamine, according to Hood County Jail booking records.…

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AARP Smart Diver class scheduled for July 30

July 26, 2014

The AARP Smart Driver class is scheduled for Wednesday, July 30 from noon to 4:30 p.m. Participants may qualify for auto insurance discounts. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for nonmembers. The class will be held at the Hood County Senior Center, 501 E. Moore St. Call 817-573-5533 to register.…

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‘The Que Pastas’ will be at library July 26

July 26, 2014

The Hood County Library presents the “The Que Pastas” on Saturday, July 26 at 2 p.m. as part of their summer series for children. The library is located at 222 N. Travis St. For more information call 817-573-3569.…

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Man turns himself in on felony theft warrant

July 26, 2014

Adam Corey Muniz, 26, of Mansfield, turned himself in on a felony warrant July 13 at the Hood County Law Enforcement Center on a charge of theft over $1,500, Deputy Chief Alan Hines of the Granbury Police Department said. The warrant was in connection with the theft of $4,000 from a Granbury business where he used to work, Hines said.…

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Man charged with felony in machete incident

July 25, 2014

Sterling Gene Eakin, 64, of the 4200 block of Sherwood Drive in the Oak Hills subdivision, was arrested on a count of felony family aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after threatening family members with a machete, Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose stated. Rose said the incident report noted Eakin became upset over a light being turned on in the home.…

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Copper stolen from two businesses on Highway 377

July 25, 2014

Thieves stole copper pipe from air-conditioning systems at both Bealls and Staples in the 300 block of Highway 377 East sometime late last week, Granbury Police Department Deputy Chief Alan Hines said. Both of the businesses had their air-conditioning back in working order by Thursday. The theft was called in to 911 on July 19.…

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P&Z votes in favor of Mike Brown – without council stipulations

July 25, 2014

After passing muster with the Planning and Zoning Commission, auto dealer Mike Brown went before the Granbury City Council three times attempting to move forward with a Special Use Permit (SUP) for a new Dodge dealership. All three times, the council wanted Brown to make changes. This week, the P&Z again voted in favor of the SUP - and even removed strict limitations the council wanted regarding entrances to the dealership off Sardius Boulevard.…

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Author Craig Fisher to discuss ‘Sacred Ground’

July 25, 2014

Author Craig Fisher will talk about his book “Sacred Ground” as well as his publishing journey at the Writer’s Bloc monthly meeting on Monday, July 28 at Lakestone Terrace library, 916 E. Highway 377. A critique session will be held 5 to 7 p.m. and the meeting will held be from 7 to 9 p.m.…

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