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Deadline is 5 p.m. today for “Best of”

July 21, 2014

Voters have until 5 p.m. today (Monday) to select the “Best of Hood County” in 92 categories. The final printed ballot was in Saturday’s Hood County News. Completed ballots must be turned in to the Hood County News, 1501 S. Morgan. Votes may also be cast online here. The annual contest has businesses and individuals in categories covering food, people, and goods and services.…

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Rainfall map

June 23, 2014

Some of the rainfall amounts reported from the Sunday and Monday rains.

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Tip-A-Cop event tonight for CPA Alumni Association

June 10, 2014

The annual Tip-A-Cop fundraiser for the Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association is set for 5-9 p.m. tonight (Tuesday, June 10) at Grumps, 3503 Highway 377 East in Granbury. Granbury police officers will be food servers, and CPA Alumni will be bussing tables. Funds raised will allow the CPA Alumni to buy items for the police department that are not in the budget.…

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One last time: World War II veteran recalls death camps

May 28, 2014
One last time: World War II veteran recalls death camps

Dixon

SERVED PROUDLY: Joseph Dixon (left), a 92-year-old resident of the Stoney Creek subdivision, served as an Army staff sergeant in World War II. He was awarded a Bronze Star, which is in the display that can be seen on the wall behind Dixon in his home. In the photo above, Staff Sergeant Dixon (right) poses with some of his Army buddies on the jeep he drove during operations in Europe with the VIII Corps Headquarters Company in World War II.

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Animal Control pet adoption day set for Saturday

May 23, 2014

This month’s Hood County Animal Control pet adoption day is scheduled for 9 a.m.-1 p.m. tomorrow (Saturday, May 24) at H-E-B, 3804 Highway 377 East in Granbury.…

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Vehicle crash on lake bridge tying up rush-hour traffic

May 7, 2014

An accident involving at least two cars on the eastbound side of the lake bridge on Highway 377 in Granbury was creating a potentially dangerous situation shortly before 5 p.m. today as traffic was starting to back up during rush-hour traffic, according to reports. There are no reports of serious injuries caused by the crash.…

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NWS: Hood, area under high fire danger

May 4, 2014

Hood County and surrounding areas are under a high fire danger today (Sunday, May 4) because of windy conditions and low relative humidity, according to the National Weather Service. Residents are urged to be cautious in any activity that could generate even a spark that could start a fire.…

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377 in Cresson open again

May 1, 2014

Highway 377 in Cresson back open after train derailment.…

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Town Hall meeting on underage drinking Tuesday

April 21, 2014

The Hood County Substance Abuse Council (HCSAC) is hosting a Town Hall meeting on underage drinking at 5 p.m. Tuesday (April 22) in council chambers at Granbury City Hall, 116 W. Bridge St. A youth-led pep rally will begin at 4:30 p.m. on the back porch at City Hall. Refreshments will be served.…

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Severe storms possible this afternoon

April 21, 2014

A cold front may reach Graham and Bowie by mid-afternoon, setting off the possibility of strong to severe thunderstorms. Hood Countians should keep tuned to the latest weather developments.…

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