Updates

  • Fugitive in custody

    Kristun Madewell, 40, wanted in connection with a murder on Dec. 12 in south Fort Worth has been apprehended. On Wednesday Madewell fled after abandoning this pickup near Cresson. Following a manhunt, authorities caught up with Madewell Friday west of Crowley. Mary Vinson/Hood County News

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  • Granbury man charged with felony theft December 20, 2014

    Brandon Neil Cobbs, 23, of the 1400 block of Lauren Lane, Granbury, was arrested on Dec. 16 and charged with felony theft of property less than $1,500, two or more previous convictions, enhanced, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

  • Booth recognized for dedicated service December 20, 2014

    Mary Booth, general manager/membership director, was recognized for 10 years of service with the Granbury Chamber of Commerce at the recent monthly luncheon. Sean Mitchell entertained at the luncheon. Chamber members were reminded of the annual awards banquet coming up in February.

  • Christmas dinners will be given Sunday, Dec. 21 December 20, 2014

    Free Christmas dinners will be given by the Granbury Church of Christ on Sunday, Dec. 21. The 500 boxes of food will given first come, first served, from 1-4 p.m. at the church, 1905 W. Pearl St. Punch and cookies will be served.

  • Sky Harbour woman faces felony drug charge December 20, 2014

    Victoria Dawn Brown, 25, of the 2800 block of Pluto Court, Sky Harbour, was arrested on Dec. 16 and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

  • Possible robbery behind Opera House December 19, 2014

    A robbery at the restrooms behind Granbury Opera House around 4:30 p.m.on Wednesday was listed on an incident report from the Hood County Sheriff’s Office. The case is being investigated by the Granbury Police Department. “Apparently they know each other, and we are trying to determine exactly what we have; it might not be a robbery situation,” Granbury police Deputy Chief Alan Hines said.

  • Traffic stop turns into foot chase December 19, 2014

    A man took off running after he was pulled over by a Hood County Sheriff’s Office deputy for a traffic stop on Tree Drive in Comanche Cove Friday morning, according to Lieutenant Johnny Rose. The man was arrested after a foot chase through a wooded area and charged with misdemeanor evading arrest and driving with license invalid, Rose said. Two children were in the vehicle and turned over to Child Protective Services, Rose added.

  • Bethlehem Live at Tolar Baptist Church Friday and Saturday December 19, 2014

    Bethlehem Live will be open to the pubic at Tolar Baptist Church Friday and Saturday, Dec. 19-20.The event features a hayride through scenes with actors and animals, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. both nights.

  • Will county stop funding EDC? December 19, 2014

    With the upcoming departure of EDC Executive Director Warren Ketteman, an item has been placed on the agenda for Monday’s (Dec. 22) regular meeting of the Commissioners Court to “discuss and re-evaluate Hood County’s involvement” with the EDC. County Judge Darrell Cockerham said it is possible the Court will vote to no longer contribute funding to that office and instead use the money for other things. Every year, the county and city each contribute $100,000 to the EDC.


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