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Businesses Praise Rainfall At Lake Granbury

Heaven sent — that’s how business owners near Lake Granbury describe the downpours North Texas saw this week. Without the rain July 4th would have been a bust, but now they’re expecting fireworks.

CBSDFW.COM–06/27/2014

Lake Lavon (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Texas’ Recent Rains Improve Drought, Lake Levels

Plentiful rainfall this past week improved conditions across Texas, although 69 percent of the state remained in some drought stage. Just less than 5 percent of the state was in the driest category on the map, down from about 6.6 percent a week ago.

06/26/2014

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Lake Levels Still Low Despite Heavy Rain

The impact of the rain on area lakes varied tremendously over the weekend.

06/23/2014

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Granbury Recovers After Rain & Flooding

Wet weather in Granbury on Sunday flooded streets, damaged homes and left some residents in need of rescue. About eight inches of rain fell over a matter of hours.

06/23/2014

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Despite Recent Rain, More Is Needed To Fill Depleted Lakes

Finally! Drenching rains covered North Texas late last week and Monday. That’s two storms in just under a week. That has to be good news for all of our lakes, right?

05/13/2014

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Lakes & Lakefront Property Drying Up As Drought Continues

There is no escaping the signs of the plummeting lake levels in Granbury. Boat ramps are landlocked, islands and debris are appearing everywhere, and boat docks are high and dry.

CBS 11–05/07/2014

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Drought Leads To Lake Discovery & Possible Cold Case Resolution

It’s a mystery nearly 35 years in the making. Now investigators in Granbury think they may have a break in the disappearance of Helen Holladay, who vanished September 29, 1979.

CBS 11–04/18/2014

Chopper 11's view of the truck pulled from Lake Granbury (Credit: CBS 11)

Skeletal Remains Found In Lake Granbury May Shed Light On Cold Case

A disturbing find in Lake Granbury may be a key piece in solving a mysterious disappearance there nearly 35-years ago.

04/18/2014

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I-Team: Low Lake Granbury Levels Raise Concerns About Nearby Nuclear Plant

Some people living near the Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant are worried drought and increased water use could put them at risk.

CBS 11–04/04/2013

amoeba

DFW Family’s Foundation Fights Amoeba Deaths

On the two year anniversary of Kyle Lewis’ death, his family is launching a new campaign to help save other from the deadly amoeba that killed their son.

09/02/2012

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Airboat Bill Sponsor Wants Veto From Perry

A State Representative is asking the governor to veto a bill he once sponsored. Senate Bill 408 would ban airboats on the John Graves Scenic Riverway which runs from Possum Kingdom Lake to Lake Granbury, the section of the Brazos River that runs through Palo Pinto and Parker Counties.

06/13/2011

An airboat. (Getty Images)

Airboats Could Soon Be Illegal On Brazos River

Airboat operators along a stretch of the Brazos River believe it will soon be illegal to traverse portions of it in their shallow-water machines because of one wealthy woman’s influence.

05/31/2011

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