- Meet me at the carnival
The carnival brought to town by the Historic Granbury Merchants Association (HGMA) opened its gates Friday, Sept. 19. Carnival Americana is set up next to Lake Granbury Medical Center (LGMC). Courtesy photo by Charlie Stonick
- New fees may be coming for Citizens Collection Station September 21, 2014
County commissioners will determine at their regular meeting Tuesday (Sept. 23) whether to implement a new fee schedule for the Citizens Collection Station on Bray Street off of Coke Court. It is where citizens can dispose of large items. Commissioners will also discuss issuing vouchers for nonprofit and other organizations.
- Finally – work to start on new rec center September 21, 2014
A lot has been going on behind the scenes, but soon local residents will see real progress on the $10 million, county-owned recreation center. Officials will gather at 10 a.m. Monday (Sept. 22) at the site across from Acton Middle School for a groundbreaking ceremony. Construction is expected to take about a year.
- Last day for Carnival Americana September 21, 2014
Today is the last day to enjoy Carnival Americana, brought to town by the Historic Granbury Merchants Association (HGMA). Gates open at 1 p.m., and there is no set closing time. The carnival is located next to Lake Granbury Medical Center and is accessible from Paluxy Road. Boys and Girls Club volunteers will be on hand to direct parking. There is no fee for parking, but tips to benefit the Boys and Girls Club will be accepted. Patrons should not attempt to park on hospital property.
- Granbury man charged with theft September 21, 2014
Adrian Tyrone Vines, 69, of the 2700 block of Sky Harbour Drive, Granbury, was arrested on Sept. 16 and charged with theft over $1,500/less than $20,000, according to Hood County Jail booking records.
- Pecan’s Gallery Night Sept. 26 open to public September 21, 2014
Original art, food and wine could make this a perfect evening with friends. Pecan Plantation Art Guild (PPAG) is presenting the third annual Gallery Night on Friday, Sept. 26 from 5 to 9 p.m.Gallery Night runs from 5 to 9 p.m. There is no charge. Let the guard at the front or back gate know that you are attending Gallery Night and you will be given a map of the locations.
- Artist of the Month September 21, 2014
The Lake Granbury Art Association’s September Artist of the Month is Jeanette Alexander with “Standard Catch.” Her painting is on display at BBVA Compass Bank on East Highway 377. Other awards went to Dianna Stewart, Lynda Robinson, Beck Roundtree, Lori Cathey and Rhonda Barefield.
- Brazos River Acres woman charged with drug offense September 20, 2014
Cecalie Marie Sanchez, 23, of the 3000 black of Setting Sun Trail, Brazos River Acres, Granbury, was arrested on Sept. 12 and charged with possession of a controlled substance, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County Jail booking records.
- Well owners advised to check water September 20, 2014
Bacteria and nitrate are widespread in the environment, so every household water well owner should regularly test the water to make sure no health risks exist, according to the National Ground Water Association. While most bacteria found in water do not cause disease, disease-causing bacteria called pathogens can exist in well water given the right circumstances, officials with NGWA report. Nitrate is not uncommon to rural areas due to its use in fertilizers and because it’s sometimes linked to animal or human waste.