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School choirs sing to superior ratings

April 11, 2014

Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center choirs excelled during the region UIL concert and sightreading contest at Fort Worth Southwest High School and Weatherford High School. The GHS varsity mixed choir, the GHS varsity ladies choir and the Crossland ladies choir earned the top recognition – Division I superior ratings for concert and sightreading performances. The GHS varsity mens choir and the Crossland mens choir received top marks for their sightreading and stage performances respectively and excellent ratings in the other portion of the contest.… Read the rest

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City taking applications for Tourism Board

April 11, 2014

The city of Granbury is accepting applications through April 30 for the Tourism Advisory Board. The board is composed of 10 members representing various sectors impacted by tourism. In addition to a hotelier, restaurant owner or manager and an at-large member, the Board is comprised of representatives of: the Chamber of Commerce, the Historic Granbury Merchants Association, the bed and breakfast industry, the Economic Development Corporation, the Acton community or Hood County Development District #1, historic preservation or a museum and the entertainment industry.… Read the rest

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Holter will demonstrate for artists

April 11, 2014

Michael Holter, a North Dakota transplant now living in Plano, creates loose and luminous portraits in watercolor, a talent he will demonstrate at Tuesday’s meeting of the Lake Granbury Art Association (LGAA). The 7 p.m. meeting is at Shanley House Gallery, 224 N. Travis St.… Read the rest

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Healthy Woman luncheon Tuesday

April 11, 2014

Local nephrologist Dr. Taryn Turner will speak at the Healthy Woman luncheon at noon Tuesday, April 15 at Granbury Resort Conference Center, 621 E. Pearl St. Turner will address symptoms and treatment of kidney disease, while Dr. Suzanne Goodchild will discuss how to prevent and manage conditions that may lead to kidney disease.The luncheon fee is $2 for members and $5 for non members.… Read the rest

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Eastland’s Schmidt to be presented as Leta’s replacement

April 10, 2014

Eastland girls basketball coach Steve Schmidt will be presented to the Granbury school board Monday night as a candidate to be the next Granbury High girls basketball coach, sources have confirmed. Schmidt won a 2A state championship while coaching at Argyle in 2006 and led them to the 2009 3A state finals. He has been at Eastland since 2011, posting a 47-43 record.… Read the rest

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County Judge: Hood County’s tornado response “a model”

April 10, 2014

County Judge Darrell Cockerham will be part of a panel discussion in Corpus Christi later this month because of how Hood County officials handled last May’s deadly tornado. Cockerham said the drills conducted regularly at the Emergency Operations Center are considered a model in disaster preparedness. The April 27 panel discussion will be part of an event sponsored by the Texas A&M Forest Service.… Read the rest

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Indian Harbor man charged with felony DWI offense

April 10, 2014

Walter Antonio Eller, 61, of the 1400 block of Cheyenne Trail in Indian Harbor, is facing a felony charge – DWI third or more – after his March 29 arrest by a Granbury police officer on Highway 377 in Granbury, Hood County Jail records indicate.… Read the rest

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Granbury man arrested in felony drug case

April 10, 2014

Gary Stephen Morgan, 43, of the 2800 block of James Road in Granbury, was arrested March 25 by a DPS trooper during a traffic stop on Highway 377 and charged with felony possession of less than 1 gram of methamphetamine, according to Hood County Jail records.… Read the rest

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Pay library fines with canned goods April 13-19

April 10, 2014

The Hood County Library, 222 N. Travis St. has something special planned in conjunction with National Library Week, April 13-19. A Food for Fines promotion that week means library patrons can pay fines with food donations. Bring unexpired cans of food to the library circulation desk for up to $10 in library fines forgiven, based on 50 cents per can.… Read the rest

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Granbury man arrested on felony firearm charge

April 9, 2014

Christian Elton Castillo, 22, of the 200 block of Bahama Court in Granbury, is facing a felony charge of felon in possession of a firearm after being arrested April 1 by a deputy at motel on Benbrook Highway, Lieutenant Johnny Rose said.… Read the rest

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