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Granbury man charged with fraud

September 12, 2014

Steven James Gordy, 25, of the 6000 block of Collins Court, Granbury, was arrested on Sept. 7 and charged with felony fraud with intent to obtain a controlled substance, Schedule I/II, according to Hood County Jail booking records.…

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Granbury woman charged with felony drug offense

September 12, 2014

Betty Jo East, 40, of the 900 block of West White Tail Drive, Granbury, was arrested on Sept. 7 and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County Jail booking records.…

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Marcia Hardy is Artist of the Month

September 12, 2014

Marcia Hardy is Artist of the Month with the Pecan Plantation Art Guild. Also lauded for exceptional work are Bonnie Chilcutt, Yvonne Sailers, Barbara Brown and Gwen Faherty. All of these ladies, in addition to Doris Keisler, have work displayed at the Pecan clubhouse.

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Godley resident charged in felony DWI

September 11, 2014

Francis Wyatt Armstrong, 60, of Godley, was arrested Sept. 5 and charged with felony driving while intoxicated, third or more, according to Hood County Jail booking records.…

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County wants to honor Purple Heart veterans

September 11, 2014

County Judge Darrell Cockerham has asked Veterans Services Officer Linda Mallon to compile a list of local veterans who have received Purple Hearts. Cockerham plans to arrange a ceremony at the courthouse on the square to honor those veterans for their distinguished service. Mallon can be reached at 817-579-3292.…

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Boys and Girls Club funds new flags for library

September 11, 2014

The Boys and Girls Club of Hood County raised funds for new U.S. and Texas flags at the Hood County Library. Two weeks ago the previous flags were cut down and stolen. The Club helped raise the new flags during a brief presentation at the flag pole in front of the library on Travis Street.…

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Benefit helps fund Riley Stephens Memorial Scholarship

September 11, 2014

Registration continues for the second Sgt. Riley G. Stephens Memorial Scholarship Fund 5K and Fun Run Saturday, Sept. 27 in Tolar. In addition, $1 tickets can be purchased for a drawing to win a quilt, handmade by Lucy Esposito. For more information, email Stephens at [email protected]

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Animal Control grand opening celebration set

September 10, 2014

The new Animal Control building off Highway 51 will open in mid-October, but county officials are planning a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting for Saturday, Nov. 8. The new building will be significantly larger than the current facility on Bray Street.…

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Foreign exchange students honored

September 10, 2014

County commissioners have honored six foreign exchange students attending Granbury High School. Students and host parents are: Loice Graciane Pokam Bopda, Cameroon – host parent: Cindy Sprague; Kaia Dahl, Norway – host parents: Daniel and Jamie Smock; Lika Metreveli, Georgia – host parent: Cindy Sprague; Julian Rixner, Germany – host parents: Ross and Mary Carnes; Jana Schoenau,  Germany – host parents: Kevin Floroplus and Toni Gibson; and Rilind Shaqiri, Albania – host parents: John and Katie Agor.

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Abandoned boat recovered from lake

September 10, 2014

An abandoned boat was recovered from the lake at the old Brazos Motel location by the Pearl Street bridge Wednesday morning. Steve Myers with the Brazos River Authority said he was told by a “good witness,” who lived across the lake, that the boat had been tied up for about three weeks, broke loose and partially sank.…

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