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Fundraiser for waitress with cancer a success

September 25, 2014

A daylong fundraiser for a favorite waitress battling cancer brought in $15,000 and resulted in half hour waits for a table, according to Vincent Messina, one of the owners of Mi Familia restaurant. Kari Hill, twice voted Best Waitress in the HCN’s annual Best of Hood County contest, is undergoing chemotherapy for Hodgkin Lymphoma.…

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Art displayed Friday for Pecan’s Gallery Night

September 25, 2014

Original art, food and wine could make this a perfect evening with friends. Pecan Plantation Art Guild (PPAG) is presenting the third annual Gallery Night on Friday, Sept. 26 from 5 to 9 p.m. This free event is popular with Pecan residents and non-Pecan visitors alike. Visitors are invited into artists’ homes that serve as galleries for exhibiting the art.…

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Life Chain planned Sunday, Oct. 5

September 25, 2014

Life Chain, a “prayer chain,” is a peaceful, public witness against abortion. All who wish to defend human life from conception to natural death are invited to join the Life Chain from 2:30 – 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5. Participants will meet at Granbury Motorsports on Highway 377 (across from Kroger) at 2:30 p.m.…

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House charged with burglary

September 24, 2014

Brian Thomas House, 39, of the 4500 block of Carter Court, Eastwood Village, Granbury, was arrested on Sept. 21 and charged with burglary of a habitation, according to Hood County Jail records.…

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Tolar man charged with theft of livestock

September 24, 2014

A Tolar man has been arrested and charged with third-degree felony theft of livestock, according to the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, investigators in the case. William Lloyd Dulaney, 48, was indicted by the Coleman County grand jury. Dulaney had leased 13 head of roping steers in April 2010, but the victim didn’t receive payment or return of the steers, investigators said.…

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Road widening begins on FM 167

September 24, 2014

Road widening has started on FM 167 in northern Hood County. The road will be widened from FM 51 North to FM 3450. The project is estimated for completion in early winter of 2015. The road will be reduced to one lane with temporary traffic lights assisting traffic through the construction area.  Motorists should expect delays.…

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Car tag office open week from Saturday

September 24, 2014

The auto registration office at Annex 1, 1410 W. Pearl St., will be open from 8 a.m. until noon on Saturday, Oct. 4. That office is open on the first Saturday of every month unless it’s a holiday weekend.…

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Fees at Collection Station to go up

September 24, 2014

Starting Oct. 1, the fees at the Hood County Citizens Collection Station will go up. It will be the first increase since the facility opened more than five years ago. The new rates will be detailed in the Saturday (Sept. 27) issue of the HCN.…

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More dates to get car seats checked

September 24, 2014

Brianne Langdon, County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences, has opened five additional dates for car seat inspections. The new dates are Sept. 29, Oct. 2, 3, 20 and 30. Call 817-579-3280 to make an appointment to have your children’s car seats inspected.

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Angela Ables named store director

September 24, 2014

Angela Ables has been named store director at Brookshire’s in Granbury. She joined Brookshire Grocery Co. in 2002 as a store manager trainee. She later served as an assistant store manager at stores in Clifton and Whitney before being promoted in 2010 to store director in Hillsboro. She had served at the Ennis Brookshire’s since the store’s opening in 2013.…

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