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Golf cart from deadly accident donated to Sheriff’s Office

October 14, 2014

The Commissioners Court has approved a donation to the Sheriff’s Office of the golf cart that was involved in the accident last month that killed Kendal Kucholtz of Pecan Plantation. The donation was made by her father, James Kucholtz. Sheriff Roger Deeds said the cart will be used for excursions between the Law Enforcement Center and the vehicle impound yard.…

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Kickapoo Festival coming to Lipan

October 14, 2014

Saturday, Oct. 18, is the Kickapoo Festival, benefiting the Lipan Volunteer Fire Department. The day will begin with the annual Sam Tipton Memorial 5K Walk/Run. There will be a car show, vendor booths and raffles for an iPad, flat screen TV and sewing machine..

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Cresson fire chief dies

October 13, 2014

Cresson Fire Chief Joe Huffman, 75, of Cresson died Monday (Oct. 13) morning after he was taken off life support following a ruptured aneurysm on Sunday, according to Norm Tindell. Service arrangements are pending.

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Granbury Quilters schedules sale for charity

October 13, 2014

The Granbury Quilters Guild plans a quilt sale at the Langdon Center Concert Hall on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 18-19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Spokeswoman Marta Adair said that all proceeds will benefit local charities.…

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Granbury man charged with felony assault

October 12, 2014

Joseph Daniel Shockley, 40, of the 1400 block of Lands End Street, Granbury, was arrested on Oct. 6 and charged with felony assault of a family/house member, impeded breathing, according to Hood County Jail booking records.…

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Three taken to hospitals after separate rollovers

October 12, 2014

A 46-year-old male passenger was airlifted to JPS in Fort Worth and a 45-year-old female driver was transported to Lake Granbury Medical Center after a pickup rollover Sunday afternoon on Highway 377 East and Industrial near Gibson Oilfield Services, according to police. Earlier in the day a man was airlifted after the vehicle he was driving rolled off Highway 377 West near Electric Road east of Tolar.…

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Texas H2O Systems acquired by Aqua Texas

October 12, 2014

With the acquisition of six water systems from Texas H2O, the water company Aqua Texas is gaining 900 connections in Hood County. The systems include Long Creek, Moore Estates, Canyon Creek (water and wastewater), The Ridge (water and wastewater), Boynton and Granbury Industrial Park. According to spokesman Matt Welch, these customers will see considerable improvements over existing services.…

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County, city offices closed

October 12, 2014

County and city offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 13, in observance of Columbus Day.…

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Fall planting is topic for breakfast

October 12, 2014

Wednesday morning at 8 a.m., the Pecan Plantation Breakfast Club welcomes County Extension Agent Marty Vahlenkamp, who will address fall planting and winter preparation.…

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Christmas for Children collections to begin soon

October 12, 2014

At its regular meeting Tuesday (Oct. 14), the Hood County Commissioners Court will consider a request made by Hood County Christmas for Children to place collection boxes in county office locations. Each year, the nonprofit organization provides Christmas gifts to about 3,000 disadvantaged children.…

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