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Scattered storms this afternoon

September 18, 2014

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected in the area through 4 p.m. today. Some of these storms will produce locally heavy rain, according to the National Weather Service. …

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Bring your dancing shoes

September 18, 2014

Langdon Center Big Band, in conjunction with the Hood County Senior Center, will have a dance Sunday afternon, Sept.21, from 2:30-4:30 p.m. at the Senior Center, 501 E. Moore St. Featured vocalists are Alatha Swain and Issac Duke. The dance is geared for all ages and includes the music of Glen Miller, Duke Ellington and Count Basie.…

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Sunday program features John Wayne impersonator

September 18, 2014

Dr. Gene Howard will be in character as John Wayne on Sunday, Sept. 21 at Western Hills Baptist Church, 507 Western Hills Trail. Howard will present “Freedom and Sacrifice.” It’s said that he not only looks like John Wayne, he also talks like him.  The program at the church will be at 10 a.m., 11 a.m.…

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Learn more about 4-H Monday

September 17, 2014

4-H offers more than teaching kids about showing animals. 4-H teaches its members life skills through various projects, including Dog, Horse, Photography, Fashion, Food and, of course, the traditional Livestock projects. 4-H is open to youth as young as 8 and in the third grade. To learn more about 4-H, attend an open house Monday at 4:30 p.m.…

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Rotarians learn of record-high sales tax collections

September 17, 2014

The Rotary Club recently hosted City Manager Wayne McKethan and City Finance Director Eva Gregory. The two gave an update on Granbury’s record-high sales tax collections over the past three years and the continued lowering of city tax rates. The Rotary Club meets each Thursday at noon at Harbor Lakes Golf Club.…

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Pecan hosting fly-in Saturday

September 17, 2014

Pecan Plantation is hosting its annual fly-in at the air park Saturday, Sept. 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with flying activities and much more.…

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Crime Stoppers seek tips in rash of vehicle burglaries

September 16, 2014

The Hood County Sheriff’s Office needs help solving several recent motor vehicle burglaries. The burglaries took place in deCordova Bend Estates, Pecan Plantation and Stoney Creek during the evening, according to the Sheriff’s Office. If you have information on these crimes, call 817-573-TIPS, text Tip129 plus your message to 274637 or go online to hoodcountycrimestoppers.com.…

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School to pave parking area near baseball field

September 16, 2014

The parking lot near the Granbury High School Tidwell Field baseball complex will be paved to allow for additional student parking during bond construction at the high school this school year, the school board approved Monday night. The new parking area will also be available for future use.…

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Make appointment for free car seat check

September 16, 2014

Free inspections of children’s car safety seats are available by appointment between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 at the County Extension Office. Call 817-579-3280. The office is at Hood County Annex 1, 1410 Pearl St.…

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Briggs Berry’s celebration of life available online

September 16, 2014

Briggs Berry’s celebration of life service will stream live at Lakeside Baptist Church’s website at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 10 a.m. The service will be available for viewing until Saturday, Sept. 20. Watch a preview to the service with photos.…

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