Updates

Fort Worth woman sent to prison for 15 years

August 31, 2014
Martha Missimer, 55, of Fort Worth, was sentenced to 15 years in prison by a Hood County jury on Aug. 21 for possession of methamphetamine, according to District Attorney Rob Christian.

Open Mic night

August 31, 2014
Tuesday night (Sept. 2) is Open Mic night at the Granbury City Council meeting. Citizens have a chance to speak for up to three minutes on the topic of their choice. Council members can only listen. They cannot take action on anything that is not posted on the agenda.

Granbury man arrested on felony drug count

August 31, 2014
Michael Lee Burns, 51, of the 1600 block of Fall Creek Highway in Granbury was arrested on Aug. 23 and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

Take Your Kid to Work Day – Not?

August 31, 2014
Tuesday night (Sept. 2), the Granbury City Council will consider approving a new policy regarding employees bringing children into the workplace during their working hours.

Granbury woman charged with felony drug offense

August 31, 2014
Donna Anne Martin, 54, of the 1600 block of Fall Creek Highway in Granbury, was arrested on Aug. 23 for felony possession of a controlled substance Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

Football theme at men’s chili luncheon

August 31, 2014
Two area coaches will speak at the chili and corn bread lunch presented by the Lakeside Baptist Ministry to Men at noon Sept. 6 in the fellowship hall at Lakeside Baptist Church, 500 Bluebonnet Drive. Make reservations with the church office at 817-573-8094 through noon Wednesday, Sept. 3. The $4 admission fee is payable at the door. The public is invited to join in this event.  

Meetings will resume for Good News Clubs

August 31, 2014
Good News Clubs in Granbury ISD will begin meeting again during the 2014 fall semester. The clubs are a program of Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF), the world’s largest mission organization for children since 1937. For more information, contact Kathy Krajca at 817-578-3998 or email at kathygnc@gmail.com.  

Granbury man gets 20-year prison sentence

August 30, 2014
David Eric Browne, 44, of Wright Court in Granbury, was sentenced to 20 years in prison by a Hood County jury on Aug. 19, according to District Attorney Rob Christian. Christian said Browne, who has a criminal record including assault and burglary, was convicted of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and bail jumping.

Sports Updates

Lady Pirates tie for third in Trinity tournament

August 30, 2014
The Granbury Lady Pirates tied for third place Saturday in the two-day Double T volleyball tournament at Euless Trinity. The Lady Pirates won two of their three games Friday and lost two of three Saturday. GHS opened the first day with a 25-13, 25-17, 25-15 victory over Haltom. GHS then lost to Abilene High, 25-18, 25-13, 25-27, 23-25, 15-11. In Friday’s third match, GHS was a 25-20, 25-21, 25-15 winner over Azle. Saturday they beat Irving High, 29-27, 25-22, 26-28, 25-16. They then lost to Wichita Falls Rider, 23-25, 25-14, 19-25, 25-18, 15-12, and to Trinity, 25-20, 13-25, 25-11, 25-20. Coach Tammy Clark’s 17-5 Lady Pirates are ranked No. 4 in the state by the Texas Girls Coaches Association.

Cornerstone Christian Academy drops opening game

August 30, 2014
The Cornerstone Christian Academy Crusaders fell by a 50-40 margin in their season-opening six-man football contest Friday night against Trinity Christian Academy of Willow Park, in a game played at the middle school field in Aledo. The next game for Coach Chris Eichenhorst’s Crusaders will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Nazarene Christian Academy in Fort Worth.

Tolar falls to Crawford in overtime

August 29, 2014
Tolar rallied to take the lead, then went into overtime before falling to Crawford, 42-41, Friday night in a thriller at Tolar’s Rattler Stadium. Rattlers running back Blayne Denton rushed for 310 yards and scored three touchdowns on 48 carries for Tolar. Next, the Rattlers will play at Comanche on Friday, Sept. 5, with a 7:30 p.m. kickoff.

NCTA opens football season with big win

August 29, 2014
The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers dominated Kopperl 57-8 Friday night on the road to open their six-man football season.