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Choking charges dropped

August 15, 2014

Choking charges have been dropped against Randal Scott Watson, 41, of the 5800 block of Weatherford Highway, according to the district attorney’s office. Watson had been accused of placing his wife in a choke hold during an argument in June. The woman swore out an affidavit that she exaggerated the facts, District Attorney Rob Christian said.…

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Conaway to hold Town Hall meeting

August 15, 2014

U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway (R-Texas) is coming to Granbury next week to hold a Town Hall meeting. The meeting will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday (Aug. 20) in council chambers at Granbury City Hall, 116 W. Bridge St.…

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No City Council meeting Tuesday

August 15, 2014

The regular meeting of the Granbury City Council will not take place Tuesday (Aug. 19). The meeting has been moved to the following Monday – Aug. 25. A public hearing on the city’s budget and tax rate will take place that night. The City Council meets at 6 p.m. in council chambers on the second floor of City Hall, 116 W.…

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Enjoy live band Saturday evening on square

August 15, 2014

Green Light Pistol will perform from 7-9 p.m. Saturday on the Granbury square.  It’s free! This group  is known for playful harmonies, interesting melodies, unpredictable song directions and a charismatic stage presence. The musical makeup includes mandolin, fiddle, upright bass, piano, guitar and a built in driving rhythm section. Don’t forget your chairs and bug spray.…

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Sheriff: $4,000 gift will benefit SWAT

August 14, 2014

The city of Stockton Bend has given a $4,000 gift to the Sheriff’s Office. The money was formally accepted by the Commissioners Court at its regular meeting this week. Sheriff Roger Deeds said previous donations from Stockton Bend purchased a robot for use by the SWAT team, known as the Region IV Special Operations Group.…

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Women learn independence with CWJC training sessions

August 14, 2014

The Christian Women’s Job Corps has several training opportunities in the coming months. The Job Readiness and Life Skills class runs from Aug. 26 – Nov. 13, meeting Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. GED classes begin Sept. 8. Comp U Training begins Sept. 30. For more information or to resister call 817-573-6677.…

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Business truck stolen; found the next day

August 13, 2014
A truck stolen from a Granbury business was found the next day with equipment still on the truck. Marshall Electric on Paluxy Highway reported a burglary and theft of a Ford 250 pickup Tuesday morning. Tools and assorted equipment were in the truck. The truck was recovered at a Granbury storage facility Wednesday morning after the owner saw the Marshall Electric sign on the truck and called the business, authorities said. All tools and equipment were on the truck.…

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Memories captured for 43 years

August 13, 2014

Wedding photos, school pictures, prom and graduation. It’s all a thing of the past for Andy Rash Photography. After 43 years in business, the sign came down and the doors closed this summer. See complete story in today’s Hood County News.…

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All kinds of music Friday at Langdon

August 13, 2014

Strings 4 All Seasons will be featured in a free concert Friday evening at the Langdon Center, 308 W. Pearl St. The group’s musical style includes classical, jazz, contemporary fiddle and religious music. For information call 817-279-1164.…

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Public hearing set on budget, tax rate

August 12, 2014

The Hood County Commissioners Court plans to set the effective tax rate of .391697 per $100 valuation for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. A public hearing will be held during the regular Commissioners Court meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 26. The Court meets at 9 a.m. at the Hood County Justice Center on West Pearl St.…

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