DAR members collected new and gently-used evening gowns for Cinderella’s Closet at the 116th annual State Conference recently in San Antonio. The lending closet for military spouses and service women is at Joint Base San Antonio.
The project was initiated by National and State Chair, National Defense Committee Kathy Hanlon, of Granbury.…
Lake Granbury Newcomers Club will hold its next meeting on April 2 at Pecan’s clubhouse with the program being its annual style show. However, this year’s event will hold a different flare.
Coordinator Bernice Wills has envisioned a program including various generations of models – grandmothers, mothers, daughters, and even grandsons – with models ranging in age from two to 72 years.…
Becky Mauldin is 15 minutes late for lunch at Mi Familia.
“Sorry!” she said upon arrival. “I had people in my office.”
From here on out, she may have people in her office a lot.
On the day Mauldin met with the Hood County News, she was just five days on the job as the new executive director of United Way of Hood County.…
Proceeds from the Country Spirit Jamboree benefit cancer patients and survivors in Hood County with direct financial, emotional, spiritual and social programs.
You can show your support at the Jamboree sponsored by Cancer Care Services of Hood County Saturday, April 10.
The 10th annual Country Spirit Jamboree is at Reunion Grounds, 641 Reunion Court.…
The Community-Wide Easter Egg Hunt is planned with the whole family in mind.
The fun begins at 11 a.m. and continues through 2 p.m. Saturday, March 28 at Granbury City Park, 1218 W. Pearl St. Organizers encourage folks to arrive a little early to sign up for door prizes.
Free food, games and entertainment are planned in addition to the hunting of eggs.…
Thursday, April 2, will be a regular full day of school. On Friday, April 3, school will release at 12:30 p.m. This change in the school calendar will make up one of the bad weather days from February.
It’s time for STAAR testing to begin. Fourth graders will take the STAAR writing test on March 30 and March 31.…
The following church services have been reported to the Hood County Newsfor Holy Week and Easter Sunday.
220 N. Travis St.
Sunday, April 5
11 a.m. Easter service
3433 Fall Creek Highway
Sunday, March 29
6:30 p.m. “Not for a Moment,” a service of healing and hope.…
On March 18, the American Legion Post 491 hosted the first of this year’s quarterly Veterans Coalition meeting, so I’d like to share some of the things discussed.
Asa Maddox, American Legion Post 491, will be the sole point of contact for bus transportation to the VA Medical Facility in Fort Worth and Dallas.…
“Mission Granbury can’t thank the community enough for their generosity Saturday night at its annual gala,” said board member Kelly Lindner.
Through ticket sales, auction bids, a generous donation from the Giddens Foundation and a goat named Legacy, Mission Granbury raised $150,000.
“It was the best ever,” Lindner said.
The gala Saturday night was at Pecan Plantation Country Club.…
Beans, barbecue and bulls on the beach spotlighted the Texas Independence Day celebration and General Granbury’s birthday party.
Icy weather postponed the Independence Day event to last weekend. Weather again was a factor, but it was only drizzle and not ice.
Bean, rib and brisket participants fired up cookers to try to smoke the competition.…