- Made in the rain
Rain moves in as the Tolar Rattlers celebrate a 34-14 victory over Quinlan Boles in the Class 2A area football playoffs Friday night at Alvarado. Warner Endsley photo
- School announces bully proof pledge November 22, 2014
Granbury Middle School students and staff participated in a week of bullying awareness and prevention. “Cool to be Kind” included spirit days, competitions and prizes. The student pledge is: “I pledge to bully proof GMS. I will honor myself, teachers, and other students with kindness, courtesy and respect.”
- Traffic moving again in Cresson November 22, 2014
Traffic is moving again after a trail stalled in Cresson. Drivers reported stuck in traffic over an hour.
- Teens involved in early Saturday morning accident November 22, 2014
Texas DPS Senior Trooper Dub Gillum said “some teens” were involved in an accident on Hayworth Highway Saturday around 2 a.m. The accident occurred at the curve where Mitchell Bend Court intersects the highway at Last Chance Store. Indian Harbor Fire Chief Randy Schmelz said the vehicle ran into a culvert. Schmelz said when he arrived at the scene, the vehicle was engulfed in flames and there were no one was in the vehicle. Schmelz added that two ambulances transported the teens, although he did not know how many. Gillum said there were no serious injuries. No other information is available at this time.
- Ports O’Call home total loss after fire November 22, 2014
Fire crews from Indian Harbor, Pecan Plantation and Granbury were called to a mobile home fire around 7 a.m. Saturday on Hawaiian Court in Ports O’Call, according to Indian Harbor Fire Chief Randy Schmelz. The home is a total loss, but no one was home and there were no injuries, Schmelz said.
- Community Service for Thanksgiving is Sunday November 22, 2014
Be thankful and help the nonprofit People Helping People. The Community Thanksgiving Service is Sunday, Nov. 23 at Acton United Methodist Church, 3433 Fall Creek Highway. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. and the service is at 6 p.m. The offering will be given to People Helping People.
- Driver’s license office may have to move November 22, 2014
County commissioners will be discussing what to do about county Annex III – whether to remodel the aging, leaky building, or simply raze it and build another one. The discussion will take place at the regular meeting of the Commissioners Court on Tuesday, Nov. 25. The state driver’s license office is currently housed in Annex III, as is the county treasurer and building maintenance. County Judge Darrell Cockerham said the county wants to be a “good neighbor” to the driver’s license office, but that ultimately it will be the state’s responsibility to find another location.
- Golfers helping with Briggs Berry “Heart of a Lion” scholarship November 22, 2014
A group of Pecan golfers will be participating in the “Birdies for Kids” golf tournament on Nov. 24 at Oeste Ranch Golf Course to benefit the Northern Texas Professional Golf Association Junior Golf Foundation’s scholarship program.Funds generated on this particular day will be designated for the newly created Briggs Berry “Heart of a Lion” scholarship. Donations and pledges for birdies and eagles aredue by Nov. 23. Contact Bobby White or Austin Kinsey at 817-573-2645 for information.
- Countdown to Thanksgiving November 21, 2014
Thanksgiving is next week. City and county offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28 and 29, to celebrate the holiday.
- Lipan girls win Hamilton tournament, stay unbeaten
- NCTA tops Alvin squad to reach state semifinals
- Lady Pirates take road victory in Keller
- Pirates down Waco University in home opener
- Tolar makes history in 34-14 playoff win