Lodges are gathering places for parties. They also seem to be the target of a lot of unconnected shootings and fires.
August 2013 - Eagles lodge
Security guard, 2 others stabbed at lodge party
UPDATED 11:16 AM EDT Apr 29, 2012
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Fire Rips Through Elks Lodge
female had been shot, and had been killed at this location," Lieutenant Bob Fair said. "We do have a male in custody. As for the reason to why this has taken place, that has not been determined. Detectives are inside right now talking to witnesses trying to figure out what exactly had taken place and what led to the shooting at this location." Officers responded and have the suspect in custody. The man did not resist. Just across the street, friends and family gathered--waiting to see if their loved ones inside the Elk's Lodge were OK ... woman was girlfriend of suspect
The man Police say is responsible for Youtsey's death is 43 year old Marvin Wayne Graves of Sherman. Graves has been charged with murder and is being held in The Grayson County jail on a 500 thousand dollar bond.