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.
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.
The impact of the rain on area lakes varied tremendously over the weekend.
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.
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?
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.
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.
A disturbing find in Lake Granbury may be a key piece in solving a mysterious disappearance there nearly 35-years ago.
Some people living near the Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant are worried drought and increased water use could put them at risk.
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.
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.
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.