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EMC: No tornados reported in Hood so far; more storms coming

April 26, 2015
Hood County Emergency Management Coordinator Ray Wilson anounced at 8:45 p.m. Sunday that so far no tornadoes have touched down in the county. Local storm spotters are set for another line of severe thunderstorms moving toward Hood County, from Somervell County, as well as a separate line moving toward the northern part of Hood County from Palo Pinto County.

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Take shelter; three funnel clouds spotted

April 26, 2015

Emergency officials activated the CodeRed alert in the southern part of Hood County after three funnel clouds were spotted in the air in the Paluxy area headed north and east toward Granbury. Take shelter. A tornado warning is in effect.…

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Three funnel clouds spotted in county; take shelter

April 26, 2015

Emergency Management Coordinator Ray Wilson said that storm spotters spotted three funnel clouds in the air moving from the Chalk Mountain/Paluxy area and moving toward the Granbury area, toward the north and east, just before 7:30 p.m. A tornado warning had already been issued for the county until 7:45 p.m.…

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Report: Hood County under tornado warning

April 26, 2015

A new report states that Hood County is under a tornado warning until 7:15 p.m. today (Sunday, April 26).…

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Hood, area in tornado watch until 11 p.m.

April 26, 2015

Hood County, along with most of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, is in a tornado watch until 11 p.m. today (Sunday, April 26), according to the National Weather Service. The watch began at 4:55 p.m. Severe thunderstorms could pop up anywhere in this area, so be prepared.…

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Tornado warning for Hood County

April 18, 2015

Northern Hood County under tornado warning until 7:15 p.m. Trees, power poles reported down.…

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Chari-Tea fundraiser Sunday, April 19

April 18, 2015

Hood County Animal Lovers Organization (HALO) has a benefit Chari-Tea Sunday, April 19. The event runs from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Bentwater Activity Center. Contact Lynne Green for information at 817-964-0333.…

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Service pending for Keith Hillman

April 2, 2015

Funeral arrangements are pending for retired Hood County Extension Agent Keith Hillman. The longtime Granbury resident was 86.…

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Online donations can be made for family displaced by fire

April 1, 2015

There is a website in place for those who want to donate money to help the family of six displaced by fire Monday morning in the Blue Water Shores subdivision. John and Cindy Bowen, along with their sons Jonathan and Blain, lived with a daughter-in-law and a 4-month-old granddaughter in a 3-bedroom double-wide mobile home.…

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Navajo Code Talkers will be featured

March 19, 2015

Peter MacDonald is one of six World War II Navajo Code Talkers who will be speak at a special event  at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 21. Hosted by the U.S. Veterans Museum, the program will be at the Somervell County Expo Center in Glen Rose. The evening will include a history of the Code Talkers, Native American music and dance and an optional seated dinner.…

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