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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Firefighters clear from fire believed caused by lightning

April 20, 2014

Just before 7 p.m. Sunday firefighters were clear from a house fire on Waters Edge Drive in Granbury that had a hole in the roof caused by lightning, Fire Chief Darrell Grober said. Firefighters used fans to clear smoke from the home, but there was no fire, he said. The two occupants of the home will be staying with family for now, and a tarp was placed over the hole.…

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Skeletal remains found in pickup pulled from lake

April 18, 2014

Skeletal remains of a woman were found in a Chevrolet pickup pulled from Lake Granbury Thursday afternoon near the old Brazos Motel on Pearl Street. Helen Holladay was reported missing in 1979 from her Whippoorwill Bay weekend residence. Her husband was a suspect at that time, but he has died.…

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Officers probe call reporting child dragged from store

April 14, 2014

A 911 call shortly after 8 p.m. (Monday, April 14) reporting that an adult male was seen “dragging” a child out of Walmart and into a vehicle before driving off is being investigated by Granbury police officers, Deputy Chief Alan Hines said. Hines said there is nothing “concrete” yet about the report, but added that officers are viewing store surveillance video and talking to the person who called in the report.…

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Hood County, area under hazardous weather outlook

April 13, 2014

The weather has the potential of getting ugly today and tonight. Hood and many other counties in North Texas are under a hazardous weather outlook issued by the National Weather Service in Fort Worth. There’s a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms. Some may be severe and could include large hail and damaging winds.…

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Lady Rattlers get big win

April 9, 2014

The Tolar Lady Rattlers ended a four-game losing streak by pulling away from Rio Vista for a 10-5 road victory Friday.

The victory improved the Lady Rattlers (6-11 overall) to 2-5 in District 10-2A. It kept their postseason hopes.

The Lady Rattlers were led by Haley Webb, who was 3-for-4 with a home run, walk, three runs batted in and four stolen bases.

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