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Granbury man arrested for felony drug possession

October 29, 2014

Christopher Daniel Lane, 39, of the 4400 block of Carter Court, Granbury, was arrested on Oct. 15 for felony possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County Jail booking records.…

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Bounce house fun at First Presbyterian

October 29, 2014

First Presbyterian Church is hosting a Halloween festival with bounce house, face painting, cotton candy and games, free, from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 31, , in the large parking lot at the corner of Bridge and Travis streets.

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Family fun set for Actoberfest

October 29, 2014

Acton Baptist Church is hosting Actoberfest from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31 at the church. Free food, candy and games are planned.

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Carnival at the library Friday afternoon

October 29, 2014

Hood County Library will host a Halloween Carnival on Oct. 31 from 4 – 6 p.m. Games, treats, crafts and fun are planned at the library, 222 N. Travis St.

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People Helping People to provide Thanksgiving meals

October 28, 2014

People Helping People Director Ermine Lawrence says the community outreach organization will provide about 600 Thanksgiving meals this year. Recipients will choose between a ham and a turkey. For more information, call PHP at 817-573-7801. The Neighbors Feeding Neighbors network of faith based organizations also will be giving out Thanksgiving dinners.…

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Search and rescue dog seminar scheduled

October 28, 2014

The Hood County Sheriff”s Office and the International Bloodhound Training Institute are sponsoring a K-9 seminar for search and rescue and law enforcement tracking and trailing dogs in Granbury on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. Kevin Kocher, author of “How to Train a Police Bloodhound,” will teach at the seminar along with a K-9 handler from the FBI.…

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Keeping kids safe

October 28, 2014

Family & Consumer Sciences Agent Brianne Langdon with the Texas AgriLife Extension office at Annex 1 applied for grant funding and received more than 70 child safety seats for distribution in Hood and Somervell counties. Since Sept. 1, 52 car seat checks have been performed and 38 seats have been replaced in Hood County.…

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Artists featured at Langdon Center

October 28, 2014

Pecan artists Bonnie Chilcutt and Kathy Yoders will have their art work displayed at the Dora Lee Langdon Center off the square now through Dec. 17. Gallery hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

October 28, 2014

The folks at Classic Chevrolet are focused on a pink out for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Those test driving a vehicle may validate their experience online and a $10 contribution will be made to the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer program. Classic is located at 1901 E. Highway 377.…

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Advancing tourism

October 27, 2014

Granbury’s Tourism Advisory Board (TAB) is set to discuss a branding campaign and a concept for a television commercial touting the town’s charms when it meets at 4 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 28) at City Hall.…

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