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Highway 377 lanes open again

October 7, 2014

All traffic lanes are open again after a fatality accident early Tuesday morning on Highway 377 just west of Cresson. A 32-year-old Hood County woman died after her car slammed into the back of a tanker truck.…

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Woman killed in Cresson crash

October 7, 2014

A local woman was killed when her car hit the back of a tanker truck just west of Cresson on Highway 377 early Tuesday morning. The accident occurred in the dark, emergency workers said, indicating the woman probably didn’t see the truck. Eastbound traffic is reduced to one lane.…

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Chief: Don’t buy fire department shirts

October 2, 2014

A man who calls himself “Nicholas” is trying to sell T-shirt sponsorships as a fundraiser for the Granbury Volunteer Fire Department. Don’t buy it, Fire Chief Darrell Grober warns. “It’s a scam,” he said.…

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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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