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Opera Guild presents Elvis program May 21

May 19, 2015

Elvis, featuring tribute artist Kraig Parker, will be presented by the Granbury Opera Guild on May 21. The program will be at the Granbury Resort Conference Center, 621 E. Pearl St. Doors open at 6 p.m. and Elvis will be “in the building” at 7. A cash bar will be available, as well as a silent auction.…

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Service set for tractor accident victim David Tennyson

May 18, 2015

A funeral service for David Dwayne Tennyson, 53, of Brushy Road, is set for 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 20 at Holly Hills Memorial Park in Granbury, according to his sister and lone sibling, Rebecca Davis, of Dallas. Tennyson, a former mechanic, was pronounced dead at 8 p.m. Saturday at the scene of a tractor accident near his home on Brushy Road southwest of Granbury.…

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Woman arrested; 11-year-old taken away by CPS

May 18, 2015

Leanna Price McElyea, 52, of the 2600 block of South Shadowood Street in the Oak Trail Shores subdivision, was arrested May 6 on a felony drug charge, and as a result an 11-year-old girl in the home was removed from the home by Child Protective Services, according to District Attorney Rob Christian.…

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Indian Harbor man arrested in child sexual contact case

May 18, 2015

Eric Stephen Kirchner, 37, of the 1300 block of Chippewa Trail in the Indian Harbor subdivision, was arrested on May 12 on a felony count of indecency with a child sexual contact, according to District Attorney Rob Christian. He was released from the Hood County Jail after posting $100,000 bond.…

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Two transported to hospitals after five-vehicle crash in fog

May 18, 2015

Two people were taken to hospitals after a five-vehicle accident Monday morning on foggy Highway 144 at Mambrino Highway. A woman was transported to a Fort Worth hospital, and a man was taken to Lake Granbury Medical Center.…

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Annual ‘Click It or Ticket’ seat belt campaign begins Monday

May 17, 2015

TxDOT’s 14th annual “Click It or Ticket” campaign – to increase awareness of the importance of using seat belts for safety in all vehicles  – will be enforced Monday, May 18 through Sunday, May 31. DPS troopers participate along with the Sheriff’s Office and Lipan’s city marshal.…

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Hood County man dies as result of tractor accident

May 17, 2015

David Dwayne Tennyson was pronounced dead by Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace Kathryn Gwinn Saturday evening after he was involved in a tractor mishap near his residence on Brushy Road, southwest of Granbury, according to Sheriff Roger Deeds. The sheriff said that Tennyson was using his tractor to pull out another tractor that was stuck when his fell over on him.…

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Bates honored at Boys and Girls Clubs event

May 17, 2015

Jeff Bates, chief executive officer of the Boys and Girls Club of Hood County, recently was honored for his 20 years of service to the national youth organization. Bates was recognized at the BGCA Professional Association Banquet, held last week in Chicago, Illinois.…

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Wilson: No water rescues needed in Hood County

May 17, 2015

Thunderstorms early Sunday morning produced swift-moving creeks, but no rescues were needed, Emergency Management Coordinator Ray Wilson said. The National Guard and game wardens here for possible rescues have left town, Wilson said. Pecan Plantation reported 2.2 inches of rainfall, Acton had 1.7 inches and Tolar 1.3. More rain is possible all this week.…

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‘Jet’ noise from gas well

May 17, 2015

The noise “like a jet is taking off” is coming from a malfunctioning gas well valve at the steam plant property on Lake Granbury, according to dispatch traffic. There is no safety threat, officers reported.…

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