- Myers wins over Mobly
Pictured Tuesday evening as election results roll in at American Town Hall, Rose B. Myers won over Tony Mobly in the Place 4 race, winning 53.01 percent of the vote to Mobly’s 46.99. Mary Vinson/Hood County News
- OTS man killed in motorcycle accident on icy spot
James Stacy O’Neal, 45, of the 3900 block of Greenbrook Street in Oak Trail Shores, died at the scene early Wednesday evening from injuries suffered when the motorcycle he was driving rolled through one of the few remaining icy patches on the road and crashed near the intersection of East Oak Trail and Cypress Street in the subdivision, DPS Senior Trooper Dub Gillum said. O’Neal was not wearing a helmet and suffered head and neck injuries, Gillum noted.
- Emergency crews at scene of possible motorcycle fatality
Emergency crews are working a possible fatal motorcycle accident in Oak Trail Shores near the corner of East Oak Trail and Cypress Street.
- Lipan, Tolar on regular schedules Thursday
Lipan and Tolar classes will be on regular schedule Thursday, according to school officials and websites.
- Buses still not able to get inside some developments
Granbury ISD will operate on a normal schedule Thursday. There are still icy areas that school buses cannot get into: Bluebonnet Hills, Canyon Creek, Comanche Trail, Comanche Cove, East Road, Heritage Heights, North Fork Road, Peak Road and Roberson Court, school officials said. “These areas will be re-evaluated for buses running Thursday afternoon,” school spokesman Jeff Meador said. “If your area is still affected with hazardous road conditions, please contact your student’s school office, and an excused tardy or absence will be issued.”
- Brazos River Authority to be audited
The Brazos River Authority (BRA) will be audited in fiscal year 2014, according to the offices of state Sen. Brian Birdwell (R-Granbury) and state Rep. Jim Keffer (R-Eastland). A joint press release issued by the lawmakers states that the Texas State Auditor’s Office has confirmed that the audit will be done and that the move is in response to a “direct request” made by the pair last summer. Keffer and Birdwell are asking for a review of the BRA’s operational processes “in order to ensure their efficiency and effectiveness.” They also want information related to the controversial decision to suspend hydroelectric operations at the Morris Sheppard Dam at Possum Kingdom Lake.
- Hood County man arrested in felony DWI case
Leon Cantu, 35, of the 4600 block of Matthew Court in the Blue Water Shores subdivision southeast of Granbury, was arrested Dec. 3 by a Hood County Sheriff’s Office deputy and charged with driving while intoxicated, third or more (felony), according to Hood County Jail booking records.
- Tolar man charged in felony drug arrest
Ryan Scott Walker, 25, of Tolar, was arrested Nov. 29 by a DPS trooper on Highway 377 and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 2 (synthetic), less than 1 gram, Hood County Jail booking desk records show.
- Dickey’s Barbecue Pit opens Thursday
Get in line! The first 50 dine-in customers will receive a gift card for up to $50 when Dickey’s Barbecue Pit opens at 11 a.m. Thursday in Granbury. “I’m so proud to offer pit-smoked barbecue to the Granbury community,” said local owner Chung Yam. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Granbury is located at 3906 Highway 377 E. in Luton Ranch next to Michael’s.