- Crossing paths
From left: Pastor Amy Alexander, Heath Ramsey and Reverend Chris Mesa teamed up Thursday to wheel in crosses for church members to adorn with carnations during Easter services at Acton United Methodist Church. Mary Vinson/Hood County News
- Bring awareness to invisible wounds of war
A motorcycle run fundraiser in Granbury on Saturday, April 26 will benefit veterans in a six county region, including Hood. The Run to BATIWOW event is to help those suffering from invisible wounds of war, such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Major Depressive Disorter (MDD). The event begins with registration from 8:30-10 a.m. at 2101 W. Pearl St. The entry fee is $20, and $5 for an additional rider. Call 817-579-4489, or email [email protected] for information.
- Firefighters clear from fire believed caused by lightning
Just before 7 p.m. Sunday firefighters were clear from a house fire on Waters Edge Drive in Granbury that had a hole in the roof caused by lightning, Fire Chief Darrell Grober said. Firefighters used fans to clear smoke from the home, but there was no fire, he said. The two occupants of the home will be staying with family for now, and a tarp was placed over the hole.
- Holladay’s daughters consider candlelight vigil
The two daughters of Helen Holladay were in Granbury Saturday and talked about the possibility of having a candlelight vigil for her, but no date has been set, according to Sheriff Roger Deeds. Sheriff’s Office investigators believe the skeletal remains found Thursday in a pickup pulled from Lake Granbury near the old Brazos Motel on East Pearl are those of Holladay. The Tarrant County woman, who shared a weekend residence in Whippoorwill Bay with her husband, had been missing since 1979. Holladay’s daughters, Karen and Carlene, were in Granbury to view the site at the lake as well as the pickup.
- Lake Granbury Harbor woman faces felony drug charge
Tracy Marie Jobe, 43, of the 3500 block of Utah Trail in the Lake Granbury Harbor subdivision, was arrested April 13 by narcotics officers during a drug investigation, Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose said. She was charged with felony possession of less than 1 gram of methamphetamine, Rose added.
- Holladay’s daughters view pickup, lake location
On Saturday, two days after what were believed to be the remains of Tarrant County resident Helen Holladay were found in a corroded pickup in Lake Granbury, her two daughters, Karen and Carlene, arrived in Granbury and Sheriff Roger Deeds showed them what is left of the pickup as well as the site where it was found near the old Brazos Motel on East Pearl Street. Holladay went missing in 1979 from a weekend home in Whippoorwill Bay she shared with husband Herman Holladay, who had been a suspect in her disappearance. He died in 1987, a year after she was legally declared dead.
- Not-so-good gravy: Man charged pair of felonies
Bryan Lance Sisson, 43, of the 500 block of Reed Road, was arrested April 10 by a Sheriff’s Office deputy during a traffic stop and charged with felony possession of approximately 3 grams of methamphetamine, according to Lieutenant Johnny Rose. He racked up another felony charge - tampering with evidence - by trying to hide it in a container of gravy, Rose noted.
- Medical issue temporarily halts show at opera
“Godspell” was halted about 30 minutes Friday night at the Granbury Opera House after a patron suffered a seizure. EMS arrived and took the man to the hospital. Witnesses said the man was answering questions when he was loaded into the ambulance.
- Aggie Muster Monday, April 21
Former students of Texas A&M University will meet Monday, April 21 for the annual Texas Aggie Muster. Social hour and dinner begin at 6 p.m. at the Harbor Lakes Golf Club. For more information contact Lindy Smith at 979-450-1923 or by email at [email protected].