Updates

New fees may be coming for Citizens Collection Station

September 21, 2014
County commissioners will determine at their regular meeting Tuesday (Sept. 23) whether to implement a new fee schedule for the Citizens Collection Station on Bray Street off of Coke Court. It is where citizens can dispose of large items. Commissioners will also discuss issuing vouchers for nonprofit and other organizations.

Finally – work to start on new rec center

September 21, 2014
A lot has been going on behind the scenes, but soon local residents will see real progress on the $10 million, county-owned recreation center. Officials will gather at 10 a.m. Monday (Sept. 22) at the site across from Acton Middle School for a groundbreaking ceremony. Construction is expected to take about a year.

Granbury man charged with theft

September 21, 2014
Adrian Tyrone Vines, 69, of the 2700 block of Sky Harbour Drive, Granbury, was arrested on Sept. 16 and charged with theft over $1,500/less than $20,000, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

Pecan’s Gallery Night Sept. 26 open to public

September 21, 2014
Original art, food and wine could make this a perfect evening with friends. Pecan Plantation Art Guild (PPAG) is presenting the third annual Gallery Night on Friday, Sept. 26 from 5 to 9 p.m.Gallery Night runs from 5 to 9 p.m. There is no charge. Let the guard at the front or back gate know that you are attending Gallery Night and you will be given a map of the locations.  

Artist of the Month

September 21, 2014
The Lake Granbury Art Association’s September Artist of the Month is Jeanette Alexander with “Standard Catch.” Her painting is on display at BBVA Compass Bank on East Highway 377. Other awards went to Dianna Stewart, Lynda Robinson, Beck Roundtree, Lori Cathey and Rhonda Barefield.  

Brazos River Acres woman charged with drug offense

September 20, 2014
Cecalie Marie Sanchez, 23, of the 3000 black of Setting Sun Trail, Brazos River Acres, Granbury, was arrested on Sept. 12 and charged with possession of a controlled substance, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

Well owners advised to check water

September 20, 2014
Bacteria and nitrate are widespread in the environment, so every household water well owner should regularly test the water to make sure no health risks exist, according to the National Ground Water Association. While most bacteria found in water do not cause disease, disease-causing bacteria called pathogens can exist in well water given the right circumstances, officials with NGWA report. Nitrate is not uncommon to rural areas due to its use in fertilizers and because it’s sometimes linked to animal or human waste.  

Comanche Harbor man charged with drug offense

September 19, 2014
Eddye Lou Renner, 44, of the 1100 block of Apache Ridge Road, Comanche Harbor, Granbury, was arrested on Sept. 10 and charged with possession of a controlled substance, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

Sports Updates

Cornerstone Christian falls to Strawn, 59-14

September 20, 2014
Cornerstone Christian Academy of Granbury lost to unbeaten Strawn, 59-14, Friday (Sept. 19) in a nondistrict six-man football game against the 4-0 Greyhounds. The game was stopped on the 45-point mercy rule in the third quarter. Coach Chris Eikenhorst’s Crusaders are 1-3 on the season. Our area’s other six-man team, North Central Texas Academy, is idle this weekend but will stage its homecoming game on Sept. 26 (7:30 p.m.) against McKinney Cornerstone.

Tolar defeat Axtell, 44-26, for third straight win

September 19, 2014
The Tolar Rattlers (3-1) won their third straight game Friday night at home in Rattler Stadium, downing the Longhorns (2-2) 44-26 in a nondistrict Class 2A football game. Rattlers running back Blayne Denton rushed for four touchdowns and 146 yards overall.

Lady Pirates win second straight district match

September 19, 2014
The Granbury Lady Pirates defeated Crowley in straight sets Friday night in James Wann Sports Center at GHS to improve to 2-1 in District 8-5A and reach the 20-8 mark on the season. Coach Tammy Clark’s Lady Pirates won, 25-16, 25-8, 25-14 for their second district win in a row. Next, they will take on Joshua at home (6:30 p.m.) Tuesday, Sept. 23, in another district battle.

GHS golfers in Fort Worth for start of season

September 19, 2014
The Granbury High School varsity Purple golf team shot a 310 Friday on the opening day of the Bart Granger Tournament at Pecan Valley Golf Course in Fort Worth. Zach Wall and Luke Elliott each shot a 76 to lead the Pirates at close of the first day of the season-opening event, which continues on Saturday.