Fresh food offered Friday

October 1, 2014
The Monthly Community Pantry will be at the Granbury First United Methodist Church (FUMC) distribution site Friday, Oct. 3, from 9-11 a.m. Fresh food distribution through the Tarrant Area Food Bank takes place on the first Friday each month at Granbury FUMC, 301 Loop 567.

Mission man charged with assault of a public servant

September 30, 2014
Augustin Tovar Jr., 17, of Mission, Texas, was arrested on Sept. 23 and charged with felony assault of a public servant, according to Hood County Jail records.

Dieterichs presents marketing plan to Tourism Board

September 30, 2014
Steve Dieterichs, Granbury’s marketing and communications director, on Monday presented his marketing plan to the Tourism Advisory Board (TAB) – long distance. Dieterichs was in Galveston for a summit sponsored by the Texas Travel Association, but connected with the TAB through GoToMeeting, a web-hosted video conferencing service. Dieterichs is to present the marketing plan to the City Council at its regular meeting Tuesday night, Oct. 7. The eagerly anticipated marketing plan and ways to revive tourism have been of strong interest to the City Council.

Outdoor movie planned in Pecan

September 30, 2014
“The Amazing Spider Man 2″ will be shown Oct. 4 in the parking lot at at the Pecan Activities Center. The show starts at 7:15 p.m. Residents are welcome to bring lawn chairs or enjoy the movie from golf carts.

Fun gathering enjoyed by Marines

September 30, 2014
The 55th reunion of U.S. Marines and their wives was recently hosted by Bob and Maryann Williams of Pecan Plantation. The gathering took place at American Legion Post 491 and LaQuinta Inn on Sept. 12-13. These Marines were stationed at M.A.R.T.D (Marine Corp Reserve Training Depot) N.A.S.(Naval Air Station) Dallas between 1959 and 1964.

Golf cart accident victim was 33-year-old woman

September 29, 2014
A 33-year-0ld woman died after the golf cart she was driving hit a brick mailbox Monday afternoon on Flight Plan Road in Pecan Plantation. The driver, Kendal Kucholtz, was ejected and the mailbox fell on her, Sheriff Roger Deeds said. Kucholtz lived on Airpark in Pecan.

Golf cart crashes; female dies

September 29, 2014
The scene of a fatal accident involving a golf cart Monday afternoon is at the bottom of a hill on Flight Plan road near Bellechase in Pecan Plantation. A female died, according to a witness. The victim was underneath a brick or rock mailbox after the crash, the witness indicated.

Ann Simmons recognized at H-E-B

September 29, 2014
H-E-B recently named 26 exceptional partners (employees) from its stores and warehouse teams throughout Central Texas at the 15th Annual Partner of the Year luncheon in Temple. Ann Simmons was named the Granbury H-E-B Partner.  

Sports Updates

Lady Pirates capture sixth straight district win

September 30, 2014
Granbury’s Lady Pirates defeated Burleson Centennial, 25-18, 25-12, 25-13, tonight on the road, improving to 6-1 in District 8-5A voleyball and 23-8 on the season. GHS entered the game tied with Burleson for second in district behind fourth-ranked Aledo. The 11th-ranked Lady Pirates will close out first-half play in district Friday at home against Everman (5:30 p.m.)

Granbury girls golf team competes in Lady Pirate Classic

September 30, 2014
The Granbury High School girls golf squad played host to their annual Lady Pirate Classic Friday and Saturday at Harbor Lakes Golf Course, and finished 16th out of the 17 full squads competing. Aledo, a member of Granbury’s district, won the tournament with ease by firing a team score of 559 while Texarkana High was second at 634. The Lady Pirates shot 755.

GHS swim team outscores Saginaw squad

September 30, 2014
Granbury High School’s boys and girls swimmers won a combined dual meet Saturday at home at the Dana Vollmer Municipal Swim Center against Saginaw Chisholm Trail High School by an overall score of 1,345 to 1,079. GHS won the boys division, 853 to 570. The Chisholm Trail girls won the girls division over the Lady Pirates, 509 to 492. The next meet for the GHS swimmers will be Monday, Oct. 11, at Crowley.

Netters to take on Aledo in district team tennis

September 30, 2014
Granbury will be on the road today for their District 8-5A team tennis match against Aledo, set to start at 4:30 p.m. The Pirates are 5-0 in district and 8-1 on the season after last week’s 19-0 win over Burleson Centennial.