Pirates open Team Tennis with win in Mansfield

August 14, 2014

New coach Tyson Stewart and his Granbury Pirates squad opened their fall Team Tennis season this morning (Aug. 14) with a 12-7 victory over Summit High School in Mansfield. The Pirates are scheduled to play one more match, at 1 this afternoon in Mansfield, against Hereford.…

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Cornerstone Christian football practice tonight at midnight

August 8, 2014

Tonight (Friday, Aug. 8) at the stroke of midnight, Cornerstone Christian Academy will have its first official preseason football practice on its home field for the 2014 season. The Crusaders have been away this week at a football camp.…

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Fall Creek Highway rollover

August 6, 2014

Emergency workers at scene of one-vehicle rollover on Fall Creek Highway south of Acton. Person trapped in vehicle, according to emergency scanner traffic.…

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SEALS have nice start at TAAF state swim meet

August 2, 2014

Despite some weather delays, the Granbury SEALS posted some strong results so far at the Texas Amateur Athletics Federation Games of Texas at Bryan/College Station, coach Janet Steenberge said Saturday evening. So far the highlights includes the girls 15-17 200-yard medley relay winning gold with Sarah Spradlin, Kaylee Brawner, Ruth Fauber and Jessica Gryder.…

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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


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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