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Last day for Carnival Americana

September 21, 2014

Today is the last day to enjoy Carnival Americana, brought to town by the Historic Granbury Merchants Association (HGMA). Gates open at 1 p.m., and there is no set closing time. The carnival is located next to Lake Granbury Medical Center and is accessible from Paluxy Road. Boys and Girls Club volunteers will be on hand to direct parking.…

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Godley resident charged in felony DWI

September 11, 2014

Francis Wyatt Armstrong, 60, of Godley, was arrested Sept. 5 and charged with felony driving while intoxicated, third or more, according to Hood County Jail booking records.…

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Flags to fly at half-staff Thursday

September 10, 2014

Flags will be flown at half-staff and a moment of silence observed at 7:46 a.m. Thursday to remember those who lost their lives 13 years ago in the terrorist attack on America. Also, Cornerstone Christian Academy will have a remembrance service at 8:45 a.m. that includes music, prayer and a moment of silence.…

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Neri Road closed

September 9, 2014

Neri Road at Paluxy Highway and Pear Orchard Road is temporarily closed due to visibility problems from a heavy smoke. Over 200 round hay bales caught on fire earlier this afternoon.…

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Meet the authors at Hood County Library

September 5, 2014

Authors Carol Cook, Peggy Purser Freeman, Dr. James L. Jones, Lee Jordan and Lori Wilde will discuss their work and sign books during a Meet the Author event at the Hood County Library from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 6). The library is at 222 N. Travis St. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.…

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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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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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NCTA boys join girls in Saturday’s state finals

February 28, 2014

The North Central Texas Academy boys defeated Lubbock Kingdom Preparatory Academy 53-37 Friday night in their TAPPS Class A state tournament semifinal to advance to Saturday’s title game at 3 p.m. at Mansfield Legacy High School.…

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Lady Pioneers reach fourth straight final

February 28, 2014

The North Central Texas Academy Lady Pioneers fought through a tough challenge from Plainview Christian Academy Friday for a 44-42 triumph to advance to Saturday’s championship game in the TAPPS Class A state tournament in Mansfield. NCTA (21-5) will face Fredericksburg Heritage Saturday at 11 a.m. Carolina Bianchi of NCTA led all scorers with 26 points.…

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