- Sounds of summer
- Granbury man to face felony drug charge
Nicholas Alan Fawley, 27, of the 4400 block of Carter Court in the Eastwood Village subdivision, was arrested July 11 on Azalea Drive by a Granbury police officer and charged with a felony count of possession of less than 1 gram of methamphetamine, according to Hood County Jail booking desk records.
- Local author wins national award
Wounded Women of the Bible: Finding Hope When Life Hurts - a book by local author Dena Dyer and co-written by Tina Samples (a former Lipan resident who now lives in Colorado) tied for first place in the Nonfiction Book of the Year category in the 2014 Golden Scroll Awards. Dyer and Samples met while performing in the “The Promise” in Glen Rose. Wounded Women of the Bible can be found at Lifeway, Mardel, Family Christian Stores and online.
- Canning workshop scheduled for July 30
Learn the basics of water bath canning and pressure canning at the Canner Testing and Food Preservation Workshop sponsored by AgriLife Extension Service. The workshop will be held Wednesday, July 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $30 per person and includes canning supplies, samples and recipes. Class size is limited to only 15 people. Call today to reserve your spot at 817-579-3280.
- Gallery night this Saturday on square The Galleries of Granbury is hosting a free art walk Saturday, July 26 on the Granbury square from 6 to 9 p.m. Enjoy a leisurely summer evening strolling around the square viewing art and meeting the artists. See demonstrations and enjoy hors d’oeuvres, wine and music.
- School tax to jump
Granbury school taxpayers will be digging deeper in their pocketbooks this fall after the school board approved a proposed tax rate of $1.28 per $100 property valuation Monday. That’s a 13.5-cent rate increase, which amounts to about a $337 hike on a $250,000 home. The increase will help pay for a bond issue approved by voters.
- Woman facing first-degree felony drug count
Mindy Louise Pound, a 35-year-old woman with no known address, was arrested July 10 by a Granbury police officer and charged with a first-degree felony count of manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, more than 4 grams/less than 200 grams, according to Hood County Jail booking records.
- Local man arrested in felony drug case
Steven Patrick Hall, 43, of the 4500 block of Carter Court in the Eastwood Village subdivision, was arrested July 10 by a Granbury police officer in the 3000 block of Acton Highway and charged with felony possession of less than 1 gram of methamphetamine, according to Hood County Jail booking records.
- Boat dock finally on the way
Remember all of those poles that have been sticking out of the water by Hewlett Park for about four years now? The eyesore should soon disappear. Granbury Public Works Director Alva Cox says that work has finally begun on the boat dock that has long been planned there. The project got derailed by a lengthy legal battle involving materials that the city wants used.