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Chief Raffa can help with smoke alarm issues in Pecan Plantation

October 26, 2014

Pecan Plantation Fire Chief Dave Raffa reminds residents this month is an opportune time to test and replace batteries in home smoke detectors. For any Pecan resident needing assistance in this task, Chief Raffa says to call the fire department for a home visit at 817-579-0801, Monday through Friday from 10 a.m.…

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Car tag office closed Oct. 30

October 26, 2014

The Hood County Tax Assessor’s offices in Acton and at Annex 1 on West Pearl Street will be closed Thursday, Oct. 30, for training.…

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Granbury man charged with felony drug offense

October 26, 2014

Clint Daniels Dunlap, 32, of the 500 block of Skyline Drive, Granbury, was arrested on Oct. 17 and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County Jail booking records.…

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Granbury man facing felony drug charge

October 26, 2014

Dustin Keith Dickerson, 43, of the 200 block of Temple Hall Highway, Granbury, was arrested on Oct. 19 and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

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Our Savior hosting fall festival Saturday

October 25, 2014

The fall festival at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1400 N. Meadows Drive, is Saturday, Oct. 25 from 5-7 p.m. Includes carnival games, hay rides, costume parade, cookie decorating, hot dogs and popcorn.…

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New company in a caring role

October 25, 2014

Charis Hospice, 2001 Fall Creek Highway, was recently licensed through the nonprofit Department of Aging and Disabilities Services. Dale Pierce, Natalie Jefferson and Gina Forrest are owners of Charis Hospice LLC. “The company is working for a role in the ever-growing senior market in Hood and surrounding counties by providing loving care for families in a time of need,” said Jefferson.…

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Special sale today for woodworker with ALS

October 25, 2014

Woodworker Kevin Pritt, owner of Republic Log Homes at 3317 Glen Rose Highway, is holding a special sale today (Saturday, Oct. 25) in hopes of clearing his inventory so that he can move to his niece’s home in Colorado. Pritt has ALS, otherwise known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Pritt’s store will be open from 10 a.m.…

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Tolar grabs win; Pirates, Crusaders, Pioneers fall

October 25, 2014

This week’s area football rondup: On Friday, Tolar defeated Goldthwaite in a key District 7-2A, Div. I contest, 39-26; Granbury was edged out by Burleson Centennial, 33-31; and Cornerstone Christian Academy lost to Jonesboro in a six-man TCAF contest. On Thursday, North Central Texas Academy lost an 89-65 decision to Fort Worth Covenant Classical in TAPPS six-man play.…

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Pirates pull close, but fall to Centennial, 33-31

October 25, 2014

Granbury scored late in the fourth quarter on a 15-yard pass to Michael Mulholland from quarterback Kyler Young, but Burleson Centennial secured the ball on an onside kick attempt and ran out the final 1:28 for a 33-31 District 8-5A football win over the Pirates Friday at Pirate Stadium. Senior receiver Nick Doughty hauled in TD passes of 25 and 20 yards from starting quarterback Rustin Beasley within a span of 23 seconds midway through the first quarter to give the Pirates a 14-8 lead over the Spartans, thanks in part to Austin Goodnight’s recovery of a Centennial fumble.…

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Granbury woman facing two charges

October 25, 2014

Brandie Renae Cress, 32, of the 2200 block of Hermosa Hills Court, Granbury, was arrested on Oct. 17 and charged with felony tamper/fabricate physical evidence and misdemeanor driving while intoxicated, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

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