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  • Lone boater

    This solitary fisherman had Lake Granbury all to himself Tuesday morning as he tried his luck in the area off the East Pearl Street bridge. Mary Vinson/Hood County News…


  • Resident of deCordova charged in felony drug case July 29, 2015

    Ryan Kelly Hadorn, a 35-year-old resident of deCordova, was arrested July 24 by a DPS trooper during a traffic stop on Old Granbury Road and charged with a felony count of possession of marijuana, more than 4 ounces/less than 5 pounds, according to Hood County Jail booking records.…

  • Man charged with 2 felony counts of improper photography July 29, 2015

    Juan Albarran Diaz, 25, of the 400 block of East Pearl Street in Granbury, was arrested Saturday by Granbury Police and charged with two felony counts of improper photography/visual recording in connection with an alleged upskirt photography incident on July 4 on the downtown square, according to Deputy Chief Alan Hines.…

  • OTS clean-up day nets 300 old tires July 29, 2015

    A recent clean-up day at Oak Trail Shores resulted in the collection of 300 old tires. County Commissioners have given special permission for the Homeowners Association to take the tires to the Citizens Collection Station, where there is normally a limit of four tires. The tires will be taken in increments.…

  • No one injured as minor fire strikes Canyon Creek home July 28, 2015

    A single-wide mobile home on Forest Hill Lane in Canyon Creek sustained minor fire damage late Tuesday morning, Fire Marshal Ray Wilson said. The fire began at the rear of the home, inside the walls, but was quickly extinguished by firefighters, Wilson noted. An adult female was home but got out without injury, Wilson said.…

  • Man arrested in connection with car taken from lot July 28, 2015

    Ronald Jason Crouch, 29, was arrested Friday night at his home in the 800 block of Woodhaven Court in the Heritage Heights subdivision, accused of taking a vehicle from a local car lot without permission, Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose said. A man described as having a Mohawk haircut reportedly grabbed the keys to a 2006 Impala and took off. …

  • Parole board reviewing case of convicted murderer July 28, 2015

    The case of convicted murderer Norman Duane Watson is under review by the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles, which could chose to set him free. He’s serving a 99-year-sentence. Watson was convicted in July 1991 in the shooting death of Fort Worth resident Troy Burns. Burns went missing on Aug.…

  • Commissioners Court receives closed door update on negotiations in federal lawsuit July 28, 2015

    The county judge and commissioners met behind closed doors Tuesday (July 28) with attorney Steven J. Reid to discuss his efforts to negotiate a lower figure to settle the federal lawsuit against County Clerk Katie Lang. She was sued for initially refusing to grant two men a same-sex marriage license. The men’s Austin attorneys said that the suit will not be dropped until the legal bill – which is more than $70,000 – is paid.…

  • In Wednesday’s Hood County News July 28, 2015

    –A man serving a 99-year prison sentence for murder is up for parole. Norman Watson was found guilty 24 years ago of shooting to death his former employer Troy Burns.
    –Hood County’s sales tax rebate is up a whopping 31 percent.
    –Two candidates filed on opening day for Laurel Pirkle’s seat on the Granbury City Council.…


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