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Birdwell files legislation to allow handguns at college

January 26, 2015

Sen. Brian Birdwell (R-Granbury) has filed legislation to allow students and staff with a concealed handgun license to carry firearms on college campuses. “The affirmation of these citizens’ rights to self-defense is long overdue,” Birdwell said.…

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OTS woman facing felony drug charge

January 26, 2015

Mary Ann Guia, 45, of the 3600 block of Brook Valley Street in Oak Trail Shores, Granbury, was arrested on Jan. 17 and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County jail booking records.…

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‘Great to be Granbury’ is program for Breakfast Club

January 26, 2015

CEO Mike Scott of the Granbury Chamber of Commerce and Lee Overstreet of the Granbury Association of Realtors will present “Great to be Granbury”  at Wednesday morning’s Breakfast Club in Pecan Plantation. The local economy and growth in the area will be covered. The breakfast and program start at 8 a.m.…

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Acton Boys & Girls Club open house Monday afternoon

January 25, 2015

Youngsters in the Acton area will enjoy a closer Boys & Girls Club. Open house at the former STARS facility near Acton Elementary School starts Monday afternoon from 2:30 to 5.…

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UT instructor to talk about nature photography

January 25, 2015

Photo buffs will enjoy a talk Saturday by award-winning photographer Brian Loflin who will discuss photographing Texas nature. Loflin is a University of Texas photography instructor. He will speak starting at 10 a.m. at Shanley House. The public is invited.…

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Springtime in January

January 25, 2015

Hood Countians will get an early feel of spring this week when temperatures will be in the 70s through Wednesday, according to forecasts. A cold front is expected to blow through Thursday, dropping the high temps to the 60s on Thursday and 50s on Friday.…

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Our Savior display shows 3,000 crosses

January 25, 2015

A Sanctity of Life observance is presented by Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1400 N. Meadows Drive, Granbury for the next few weeks. More than 3,000 small crosses will be displayed on the church’s lawn as a memorial to the lives lost by abortion every day. The church has displayed this memorial for the past several years.…

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City Manager: Airport land negotiations progressing

January 24, 2015

Granbury City Manager Wayne McKethan said that progress is being made on negotiations for land needed for the planned expansion of Granbury Municipal Airport. McKethan is unable to share many details because discussions with the City Council about the negotiations take place in closed sessions that are not open to the public.…

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Opera House welcomes ‘The Odd Couple’ starting Friday, Jan. 30

January 24, 2015

Granbury Theatre Company will begin its 2015 season this Friday, Jan. 30, with “The Odd Couple,” a comedy by Neil Simon. Shows will be at the Granbury Opera House on Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m., Saturday afternoons at 3:30, and Sunday afternoons at 2. The final performance will be March 1.…

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Bridge Club honors top players

January 24, 2015

The Granbury Bridge Club recently recognized the 2014 Masterpoint Champion Rita Prince, who earned the most Masterpoints per games played the during the previous year. In addition, the Granbury Bridge Club dedicated “The Etta Moore Memorial Plaque.” Moore scored the most Masterpoints in each of the preceding five years at the Granbury Bridge Cub.…

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