- In there for a long time
- Former Granbury man cited for work as IRS investigator
Former Granbury resident Blake T. Bowen, a special agent with IRS Criminal Investigation, was recently recognized for his work that led to the conviction of a major drug trafficker and members of his organization late last year, according to an IRS news release. Bowen “spearheaded the investigation into money laundering, asset forfeiture and financial components.”
- Pickup found in lake near old Brazos Motel
A heavily deteriorated Chevrolet pickup – likely a 1970s model – was found in Lake Granbury near the old Brazos Motel on East Pearl Street in Granbury shortly before 2 p.m. today (April 17). Sheriff’s office investigators at the scene indicated that it would be examined once it was taken to the county impound area, but no other information about the pickup or its owner was immediately available.
- Public meeting set regarding sale of city electric company
A public meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 28, regarding the possible sale of the city’s electric company. On Saturday, May 10, voters in the city of Granbury will determine whether to sell the electric service. Mayor Nin Hulett, City Manager Wayne McKethan and City Attorney Stuart Neal will give a presentation at the public meeting and will answer questions, but will not state opinions on how citizens should vote.
- Wind ensemble wins fourth straight sweepstakes
The Granbury High School Pirate Band wind ensemble won sweepstakes honors for the fourth straight year at UIL contests Thursday in Burleson.
- Arcos retiring as city secretary
The city of Granbury will soon need a new city secretary. Dee Arcos, who has been the city secretary for 22 of the 28 years she has worked for the city, will retire on May 31. The city is currently accepting applications for the position. Details of qualifications will be in Saturday’s issue of the Hood County News.
- Student qualifies for state bus safety speech
Granbury High School senior Cassandra Trevino qualified for the state Bus Safety Speech Contest Monday in Waco. Trevino won first place in her grade level. Contestants had to compose and present an original speech based on the theme, “What Makes My School Bus 7 Times Safer than Other Passenger Vehicles?”
- Rock Harbor woman charged in felony drug case
Christina Marie McIntyre, 27, of of the 500 block of Skyline Drive in Rock Harbor, was booked into the Hood County Jail recently on a felony count of possession of less than 1 gram of methamphetamine. She was also charged with two misdemeanor drug counts.
- Two exit safely from burning home in Tolar
A woman helped her husband escape from their burning home in Tolar through a window early this morning (April 16) in the 9300 block of Highway 377 West, Fire Marshal Ray Wilson said. The man was treated and released at Lake Granbury Medical Center. The home was a total loss and the cause of the fire is under investigation, Wilson said.