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Cresson fire chief dies

October 13, 2014

Cresson Fire Chief Joe Huffman, 75, of Cresson died Monday (Oct. 13) morning after he was taken off life support following a ruptured aneurysm on Sunday, according to Norm Tindell. Service arrangements are pending.

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Granbury Quilters schedules sale for charity

October 13, 2014

The Granbury Quilters Guild plans a quilt sale at the Langdon Center Concert Hall on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 18-19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Spokeswoman Marta Adair said that all proceeds will benefit local charities.…

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Granbury man charged with felony assault

October 12, 2014

Joseph Daniel Shockley, 40, of the 1400 block of Lands End Street, Granbury, was arrested on Oct. 6 and charged with felony assault of a family/house member, impeded breathing, according to Hood County Jail booking records.…

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Three taken to hospitals after separate rollovers

October 12, 2014

A 46-year-old male passenger was airlifted to JPS in Fort Worth and a 45-year-old female driver was transported to Lake Granbury Medical Center after a pickup rollover Sunday afternoon on Highway 377 East and Industrial near Gibson Oilfield Services, according to police. Earlier in the day a man was airlifted after the vehicle he was driving rolled off Highway 377 West near Electric Road east of Tolar.…

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Texas H2O Systems acquired by Aqua Texas

October 12, 2014

With the acquisition of six water systems from Texas H2O, the water company Aqua Texas is gaining 900 connections in Hood County. The systems include Long Creek, Moore Estates, Canyon Creek (water and wastewater), The Ridge (water and wastewater), Boynton and Granbury Industrial Park. According to spokesman Matt Welch, these customers will see considerable improvements over existing services.…

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County, city offices closed

October 12, 2014

County and city offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 13, in observance of Columbus Day.…

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Fall planting is topic for breakfast

October 12, 2014

Wednesday morning at 8 a.m., the Pecan Plantation Breakfast Club welcomes County Extension Agent Marty Vahlenkamp, who will address fall planting and winter preparation.…

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Christmas for Children collections to begin soon

October 12, 2014

At its regular meeting Tuesday (Oct. 14), the Hood County Commissioners Court will consider a request made by Hood County Christmas for Children to place collection boxes in county office locations. Each year, the nonprofit organization provides Christmas gifts to about 3,000 disadvantaged children.…

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Granbury woman charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle

October 11, 2014

Tiffany Deshay Starr, 34, of the 3000 block of Sycamore Court, Granbury, was arrested on Oct. 5 and charged with a felony unauthorized use of a vehicle, according to Hood County Jail booking records.…

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Monarch Utilities again sponsors Project Wishbone

October 11, 2014

For the third year, Monarch Utilities, a subsidiary of SouthWest Water Company, is sponsoring Project Wishbone – a program that provides holiday baskets filled with all the fixings for a family dinner, including a turkey or ham. To qualify, applicants must be a Monarch residential water customer in Hood County and have a combined total household income that does not exceed 150 percent of the current federal poverty guidelines.…

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