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Crime of Week: Tolar police vehicles damaged

March 24, 2015

Someone used a sledgehammer to knock out windows and cause other damage to four Tolar police vehicles that were stored in a city-owned fenced-in area on Tolar Cemetery Road. The incident, which happened between Feb. 8 and Feb. 9, is the Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week. To submit an anonymous tip that could earn a cash reward of up to $1,000 upon arrest and indictment, call 817-573-TIPS (8477), or go online (hoodcountycrimestoppers.com).…

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Historic Preservation Commission to discuss streetscape project

March 24, 2015

Granbury City Council member Gary Couch favors a $2.5 million beautification project for the square, and the council could vote to pursue grant funding for it at its next regular meeting on April 7. But does the Granbury Historic Preservation Commission want it? The group will discuss the proposed Downtown Streetscape Improvement Project and whether to support the pursuit of grant funding at its meeting at City Hall at 4:30 p.m.…

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Two transported to hospital after bee swarm attack

March 24, 2015

Police officers and first responders responded to the 600 block of North Crockett in Granbury shortly before 2 p.m. Tuesday after a 911 call reporting a swarm of bees attacking a man, according to emergency scanner traffic. Two victims reportely were transported to Lake Granbury Medical Center for treatment.…

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Company prepping for kayak, standup paddleboard rentals

March 24, 2015

Representatives of Waterside Sports in Belton are “on site” at the Tiki Hut on the City Beach, building racks in preparation for kayak and standup paddleboard rentals, according to Assistant City Manager Sheri Campbell-Husband. She said the company expects to begin the rentals sometime in April.…

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Mobile Cancer Survivor Clinic comes truckin’ in

March 24, 2015

The Moncrief Cancer Institute’s Mobile Cancer Survivor Clinic was featured in conjunction with the Healthy Woman luncheon last Tuesday at Granbury Resort Conference Center. Starting in May, Moncrief’s 18-wheeler mobile clinic will be coming to Lake Granbury Medical Center twice a month. The $1.1 million custom-built 18-wheeler provides space for exercise, nutrition counseling and cancer screenings for cancer patients and survivors in Hood County.…

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Support HALO at Chari-Tea

March 24, 2015

The third annual Chari-Tea next month will help homeless companion animals in Hood County. Sponsored by the Hood County Animal Lovers Organization, the tea is Sunday, April 19, from 2-4 p.m. at the Bentwater Activity Center. Tickets are $25, payable to HALO, a 501(c)(3) organization. All proceeds will support the rescue and rehoming of four-legged friends.…

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Sealy’s Chris Coffman hired to become Granbury city manager

March 23, 2015

The City Council has hired Sealy, Texas City Manager Chris Coffman to become Granbury’s city manager. Coffman will succeed retiring City Manager Wayne McKethan, according to Councilman Mickey Parson.…

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Foster care providers needed in Hood County

March 23, 2015

Foster parents, as well as babysitters and respite care providers, are needed in Hood County. New Horizons Child Placement has partnered with Granbury Church of Christ, and trainings are held in the church’s Christian Service Center across from Granbury High School. For information, contact case manager Kelly Hamilton at 817-773-4049.…

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Spring Festival of Art annual show and sale

March 23, 2015

The Lake Granbury Art Association Spring Festival of Art will hang at the Shanley House Gallery, 224 N. Travis, until April 25. The Festival features work by members of LGAA only, and includes paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor and ink; sculpture, including soft sculpture; glass; mixed media and photography.…

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Lipan bond election would build wings, eliminate portable buildings

March 23, 2015

The $4 million bond election that will be on the May ballot for the Lipan ISD would fund wings for both the elementary and intermediate schools, eliminating the need for portable buildings. It would fund other things as well. Details, including how much property taxes would increase, will be in the Wednesday, March 25, issue of the HCN.…

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