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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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McCoy to address Lions Club Tuesday, July 29

July 25, 2014

Hood County Tax Assessor Teresa McCoy will be the guest speaker at the Granbury Lions Club meeting on Tuesday, July 29 at noon. The meeting will be held at Spring Creek Barbeque at 317 E. Highway 377. The community is invited to attend. For more information call 817-279-0658.…

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Fundraiser for Cresson fire victims set Saturday

July 24, 2014

A car show and auction are set Saturday in Granbury to raise funds for the six-member family of James and Christina Pearce of Cresson, whose home was destroyed by fire. A car show will be 2-5 p.m. at the Brazos Drive-in on West Pearl Street. Admission is $5, and kids 10 and under get in free.…

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Four transported to area hospitals from crash

July 24, 2014

Four people, including one flown by air ambulance, were transported to area hospitals after a collision Thursday morning on Highway 377, a few miles east of Tolar. Alonzo Contreras, a passenger in a Chevrolet pickup, was flown to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth for precautionary reasons, according to DPS Senior Trooper Dub Gillum.…

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Birdwell tapped for senate committees

July 24, 2014

State Sen.Brian Birdwell (R-Granbury) is one of two new appointments to the Joint Interim Committee to Study Education for a Skilled Workforce. The other appointee is Kirk Watson of Austin. In Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst’s recently released list of senate appointments for the upcoming legislative session, Birdwell is listed as vice chair of the Veterans Affairs & Military Installations committee.…

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Community Pantry here Friday, Aug. 1

July 24, 2014

The Monthly Community Pantry will be at the Granbury First United Methodist Church (FUMC) distribution site Friday, Aug. 1, from 9-11 a.m. Fresh food distribution through the Tarrant Area Food Bank takes place on the first Friday each month at Granbury FUMC, 301 Loop 567. For more information call Dave Stockbridge at 817-894-0688.…

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AARP Smart Diver class scheduled for July 30

July 24, 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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Fundraiser, auction Saturday for fire victims

July 23, 2014

A fundraiser and auction will be held Saturday, July 26 for James and Christina Pearce and their four children, whose home in Cresson was destroyed by fire July 16. A car show fundraiser  from 2-5 p.m. at the Brazos Drive-In on West Pearl Street will feature “rat” rods, classics and vintage vehicles, organizer Cathy Taylor said.…

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