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Military Officers Association will hear from Deeds

April 20, 2015

Sheriff Roger Deeds will speak at a meeting of the Military Officers Association of America at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 21. The dinner program begins at 6 p.m. at Pecan Plantation Country Club. Call 817-573-1524 for information.…

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Lake is up more than a foot following rains Friday and Saturday

April 19, 2015

Lake Granbury is up after rainfall Friday and Saturday. Muddy runoff water is still flowing in this afternoon, and the lake is up 1.2 feet. The lake is now 7.4 feet low, compared to 9.8 feet low this time last year.…

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All ages encouraged to read during Bible Marathon

April 19, 2015

The Bible Reading Marathon at the gazebo on the square begins at 7 a.m. Friday, May 1. Volunteers sign up for 15-minute slots to read out loud. The reading comes to a close on May 7. Those interested may sign up here.

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Crews will work this week on Meander Road

April 19, 2015

Weather permitting, county road crews will be working Monday through Thursday (April 20-23) on Meander Road between Old Granbury Road and U.S. Highway 377 East. Southbound traffic (toward the highway) will be rerouted, said county Road Operations Director Donald Linney. Northbound motorists will not be detoured, but should expect lane changes and possible minor delays.…

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Store’s grand opening Thursday

April 19, 2015

The new Marshalls store at Luton Ranch West (U.S. Highway 377 and Meander Road) will have its grand opening starting at 8 a.m. Thursday (April 23). Those planning to attend the grand opening should note that crews will be doing road work that day (weather permitting) on Meander Road. Southbound traffic will be detoured around Meander, while northbound traffic may face minor delays.…

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He knows how names and spellings can change

April 19, 2015

Genealogist Lloyd de Witt Bockstruck, of Dallas, will address the Pecan Plantation Genealogy Group on Tuesday, April 21, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Pecan Plantation Clubhouse, 8650 Westover Court. His topic will be the subject of his book “The Name is the Game,” which covers how names and spellings change through the centuries.…

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Arrowhead Shores man charged in felony family assault case

April 19, 2015

William Vincent Paris, 46, of the 5400 block of Water View Drive in the Arrowhead Shores subdivision, was arrested Tuesday by a Sheriff’s Office deputy and charged with family violence assault impeding breathing, a felony count, Lieutenant Johnny Rose said. He was being held in the Hood County Jail on $20,000 bond, Rose said.…

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GPD: Fort Worth woman arrested in counterfeit check case

April 19, 2015

Brandy Nicole Blackston, 28, of Fort Worth, was arrested April 12 by a Granbury Police officer and charged with a felony count of forgery of a financial instrument involving the attempt to pass a counterfeit check at a local store, according to Deputy Chief Alan Hines. The store did not take the check, and called the police.…

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Possible tornado sends debris into home next door

April 18, 2015

A man and his wife were displaced from their double-wide mobile home on Missouri Trail Saturday after one end of it was damaged when a possible tornado blew debris from an abandoned house next door shortly after 6:30 p.m. No one was injured. Sheriff Roger Deeds said that no local storm spotters reported seeing a tornado, but that the National Weather Service indicated one was visible on radar at that time.…

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High wind downs power lines, displaces two residents

April 18, 2015

Two residents have been displaced after high straight-line wind draped power lines over their homes early Saturday evening, Fire Marshal Ray Wilson said. One was in Lake Granbury Harbor and the other in Arrowhead Shores, both northwest of Granbury. Numerous power outages have been reported, mainly north of Granbury.…

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