- Cool new club
As viewed Wednesday afternoon during an open house tour, youngsters in the Acton area can now enjoy a closer Boys & Girls Club. The new club is at the former STARS facility near Acton Elementary School. Mary Vinson/Hood County News
- Indian Harbor man facing injury to child charge January 30, 2015
Daniel Lee Brown, 27, of the 1600 block of Cheyenne Trail in Indian Harbor, was arrested on Jan. 22 and charged with felony injury to a child with intent for bodily injury, according to Hood County Jail booking records.
- Click wants DNA testing January 29, 2015
An appellate attorney representing Marcus Click claims Click was not behind the wheel the night he was injured and his friend, Luke Urbanovsky, was killed in a drunk driving accident after leaving an underage drinking party. The attorney has filed a motion for post-conviction DNA testing. A court hearing will be held Monday (Feb. 2). According to District Attorney Rob Christian, Click stated several times in sworn testimony that he had been driving when the accident occurred in Pecan Plantation in the early morning hours of June 16, 2012. A jury gave Click probation, but he was sent to prison last May on an alcohol-related probation violation.
- Applications being taken for Citizens Police Academy January 29, 2015
Every year, the Granbury Police Department sponsors a 10-week class called the Citizens Police Academy. Participants learn about all aspects of how the Police Department operates. Applications are currently being taken for the class that will start on March 19. Sessions will take place every Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m. in council chambers at City Hall. Contact Sgt. Cris Brichetto at [email protected] or call 817-573-2648.
- Music for Missions benefit on Friday, Jan. 30 January 29, 2015
The musical duo of Alicia and Mike Echols (the Blue Eyed Fiddler) will perform at the Music for Missions benefit presented by Acton United Methodist Women Friday, Jan. 30. The program begins with dinner at Christian Life Center at 5:30 p.m. Acton UMW will be serving a soup buffet with drink and dessert. The musical concert follows in the sanctuary. The church is at 3433 Fall Creek Highway. Tickets are $15. Kids 12 and under are free.
- Comanche Harbor man facing felony assault charge January 29, 2015
Gabriel Alvizo, 35, of the 3500 block of Cherokee Trail in Comanche Harbor, Granbury, was arrested on Jan. 26 and charged with felony assault, bodily injury, family member, enhanced with previous conviction, according to Hood County Jail booking records.
- Driver’s ed class starts Monday January 28, 2015
The Granbury ISD Community Education Office will be offering a driver’s education class beginning Monday, Feb. 2. The session, which will be led by new instructor Donny Wiley, will take eight to 10 weeks to complete. Classroom instruction will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m. each weekday in the lecture room at Granbury High School. Students must be 15 years old at the time of registration. Registration is being accepted at the community education office in the GISD Administration Building, 600 W. Pearl St. Call 817-408-4083 for more information.
- Gartman House Project completed January 28, 2015
It took much longer than anticipated, but the Gartman House Project has been completed, according to Claude Clanton, one of the volunteers who helped turn a storage building into a home for newly widowed Amy Gartman and her daughter. Amy’s husband, “Shadow,” died last summer of cancer. As foreclosure loomed, Amy purchased a small storage building that was nothing but a shell and moved it to a lot in Oak Trail Shores. Thanks to volunteers and sponsors, an addition was added to the building and it was turned into a livable home with a kitchen, bathroom, living room, two bedrooms – and even a patio with a fire pit.
- “Fashion research excursion” coming to Granbury square January 28, 2015
TJ Reid, a nationally recognized retail consultant and editor of Fashion Advantage magazine, will be making Granbury the focus of her 2015 Retail Retreat in June. The Retreat draws specialty fashion retailers from all over the United States and Canada. Reid’s “fashion research excursion” will be a day in Granbury. It will include lunch, sightseeing and shopping on the square.
- NCTA girls, boys dominate Wichita Christian
- CCA girls fall to Hill School in Fort Worth, 37-38
- Pirates open district soccer with 4-0 win; Lady Pirates lose 1-0
- Cornerstone boys defeat Weatherford Christian
- Lipan girls, boys prevail in district showdowns vs. Strawn