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Woman of the Year nominations sought

August 26, 2014

Seriously, it’s time to get your nomination ready. Entries for the 2014 Opal Durant Granbury Woman of the Year Award are due by Sept. 1, 2014. The winner will be presented at the Rendezvous New Orleans, on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2013 at Granbury Resort Conference Center. The luncheon and style show program is a benefit for Christian Women’s Job Corps.…

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Woman accused of using stolen credit card

August 25, 2014

Nichole Cheree Shepard, 33, of the 10000 block of Ravenswood Road, was arrested Aug. 22 on charges of felony credit card abuse, according to sheriff’s records. The charge stems from Shepard allegedly using a stolen credit card at a local convenience store on Rhea Road, Rose said. The case is under investigation.…

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Man arrested on charges stemming from meth sale to undercover officers

August 25, 2014

Hood County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit arrested Ethan Lee Grubbs, 20, of the 900 block on Paluxy Road, Aug. 22 on charges of felony manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, according to Lieutenant Johnny Rose. Rose said the charge stems from Grubbs selling over 4 grams of methamphetamine to undercover officers.…

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Boys and Girls Clubs a “draw” for kids

August 25, 2014

Fifty original works of art created by members of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Hood County were the center of attention last week at an art show. “Paintbrush” snacks made of pretzels and icing were served to kids and parents. The summer theme for the Clubs was “Around the World in 54 Days.”…

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GISD first-day enrollment up 110

August 25, 2014

Granbury school district had an opening-day enrollment increase of 110 students from the first day of school last year. The district tallied 6,680 students Monday.…

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First day: ‘As if the students never left for summer’

August 25, 2014

The first morning of school couldn’t have gone much better, Granbury school officials report. “Everything is smooth, as if the students never left for summer,” spokesman Jeff Meador said.…

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Learn ‘Secrets of a Sky Princess’ at breakfast club

August 25, 2014

Author Carol Guffey will entertain Pecan Breakfast Club goers Wednesday morning with a presentation titled “Secrets of a Sky Princess.” Come at 8 a.m. for breakfast and to hear Carol.

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City Council meets Monday

August 24, 2014

The Granbury City Council normally meets on Tuesdays twice a month, but the council will meet Monday (Aug. 25) due to a rescheduling. Council meetings are at 6 p.m. in council chambers on the second floor of Granbury City Hall, 116 W. Bridge St.…

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Multiple fire departments called to Brazos River Acres structure fire

August 24, 2014

Fire departments from Indian Harbor, Pecan Plantation and Granbury as well as Texas EMS responded to Sunset Trail Court in Brazos River Acres for a structure fire on Saturday. “First unit on scene found a fully involved structure,” said Jim Adams, captain of Pecan VFD. Tolar fire was requested to assist.…

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Pecan children present a treasure on stage

August 24, 2014

Pecan’s youngest thespians took to the stage earlier this month when the curtain went up on the Missoula Children’s Theater (MCT) production of “Treasure Island.” MCT actors and directors Kwame and Latreshia Lilly arrived in Pecan on a Sunday evening, auditioned children Monday morning, and cast parts by noon.…

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