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GPD: Copper stolen from two businesses

July 23, 2014

An unknown amount of copper pipe was stolen from the rooftop air-conditioning units at Bealls and Staples, possibly last weekend, according to Granbury Police Department Deputy Chief Alan Hines. Investigators will be viewing surveillance video for clues, Hines said.…

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Mental health first aid course in Lipan Aug. 6

July 23, 2014

A bandage or ice pack may not be needed. Young people can hurt in other ways. That’s why Pecan Valley Center will host a free mental health first aid course for educators Wednesday, Aug. 6. It will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Lipan school library. Call 817-579-4435 for more info.…

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Texas border volunteer to speak Thursday, July 24

July 23, 2014

Texas border volunteer Dennis Morrow will present “Want to Know What’s Really Happening at the Texas Border?” on Thursday, July 24 at 6:30 p.m. The presentation, sponsored by the Hood County Tea Party, will be held at American Town Hall, 220 Travis St. The event is free and everyone is welcome.…

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Saraiah Gentry this week’s winner

July 23, 2014

Saraiah Gentry is this week winner in the Hood County News Drawing Contest. She wins two free passes to the city pool.…

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Country-Western dance every Thursday

July 23, 2014

Grab your boots and starched jeans and head for the Hood County Senior Center Thursday, July 24 from 7 to 10 p.m. The center holds country-western dances every Thursday and is located at 501 E. Moore St. For more information call 817-573-5533.…

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Mansfield resident arrested on felony theft warrant

July 22, 2014

Adam Corey Muniz, 26, of Mansfield, turned himself in July 13 at the Law Enforcement Center on a felony warrant charging him with felony theft, according to Deputy Chief Alan Hines of the Granbury Police Department. Muniz is accused of taking $4,000 in 2011 from a Granbury business where he worked and was responsible for bank deposits, Hines said.…

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Granbury man to face felony drug charge

July 22, 2014

Nicholas Alan Fawley, 27, of the 4400 block of Carter Court in the Eastwood Village subdivision, was arrested July 11 on Azalea Drive by a Granbury police officer and charged with a felony count of possession of less than 1 gram of methamphetamine, according to Hood County Jail booking desk records.…

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Local author wins national award

July 22, 2014

Wounded Women of the Bible: Finding Hope When Life Hurts -  a book by local author Dena Dyer and co-written by Tina Samples (a former Lipan resident who now lives in Colorado) tied for first place in the Nonfiction Book of the Year category in the 2014 Golden Scroll Awards. Dyer and Samples met while performing in the “The Promise” in Glen Rose.…

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Canning workshop scheduled for July 30

July 22, 2014

Learn the basics of water bath canning and pressure canning at the Canner Testing and Food Preservation Workshop sponsored by AgriLife Extension Service. The workshop will be held Wednesday, July 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $30 per person and includes canning supplies, samples and recipes. Class size is limited to only 15 people.…

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Gallery night this Saturday on square

July 22, 2014
The Galleries of Granbury is hosting a free art walk Saturday, July 26 on the Granbury square from 6 to 9 p.m. Enjoy a leisurely summer evening strolling around the square viewing art and meeting the artists. See demonstrations and enjoy hors d’oeuvres, wine and music.

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