Paul Painter Memorial Blood Drive set Saturday

The Pail Painter Memorial Blood Drive, for a blood bank being established for Hood County firefighters, is set for Saturday, Dec. 15, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Granbury Volunteer Fire Department Fire Station No. 1, officials said. Painter, who served two stints as fire chief and had recently been serving as treasurer for the North Hood County Volunteer Fire Department, died on Dec. 5 at his home in Granbury.