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4-H student on winning national shooting team

September 23, 2014

Jade Reneau, a junior at Granbury High School, was part of the Texas team that won top spot at the 4-H National Shooting Sports contest in June. Reneau is the first 4-H member from Hood County to enter the national competition held in Grand Island, Nebraska. Over 30 students from Texas competed.  The Texas team won the Top Team High Award, gaining more points than 34 other competing states. She was one of four members of the sub team for Hunting and Wildlife.…

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Beautification Council named finalist for award

September 23, 2014

The Lake Granbury Area Beautification Council has been named a finalist in the Best Downtown Partner category of the 2014 Texas Downtown Association Presidents Awards Program. The Best Downtown Partner category recognizes a local private or civic organization that positively impacts the community and actively contributes to the revitalization efforts of the downtown or commercial district.…

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Dine, dance and bid Saturday at Party on Peak

September 23, 2014

Preserve Granbury’s Party on the Peak is Saturday at Comanche Peak. The evening begins at 5 p.m. with tours, cocktails, dinner and dancing. Homer Robertson and friends will bring their wagons and prepare an authentic and delicious cowboy dinner. Dancing music will be provided by Eric Tull and the Open Rhodes Band.…

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Carnival Americana a success: HGMA

September 22, 2014

The number of attendees at the weekend carnival sponsored by the Historic Granbury Merchants Association (HGMA) was almost double what Carnival Americana views as a “good run,” according to HGMA President Scott Young. The carnival opened at 5 p.m. Friday and closed late Sunday night. According to Young, there were so many people Friday night that HGMA began running out of the Fredericksburg German sausage the organization was cooking and selling at the event.…

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Fund raiser Tuesday for favorite waitress battling cancer

September 22, 2014

A fundraiser for Kari Hill, who twice was voted Best Waitress in the Hood County News “Best of Hood County” contest, will take place all day Tuesday (Sept. 23) at Mi Familia. The restaurant’s owners will donate its proceeds from that day to help defray Hill’s medical expenses. She was diagnosed several months ago with Hodgkin Lymphoma.…

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New fees may be coming for Citizens Collection Station

September 21, 2014

County commissioners will determine at their regular meeting Tuesday (Sept. 23) whether to implement a new fee schedule for the Citizens Collection Station on Bray Street off of Coke Court. It is where citizens can dispose of large items. Commissioners will also discuss issuing vouchers for nonprofit and other organizations.…

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Finally – work to start on new rec center

September 21, 2014

A lot has been going on behind the scenes, but soon local residents will see real progress on the $10 million, county-owned recreation center. Officials will gather at 10 a.m. Monday (Sept. 22) at the site across from Acton Middle School for a groundbreaking ceremony. Construction is expected to take about a year.…

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Granbury man charged with theft

September 21, 2014

Adrian Tyrone Vines, 69, of the 2700 block of Sky Harbour Drive, Granbury, was arrested on Sept. 16 and charged with theft over $1,500/less than $20,000, according to Hood County Jail booking records.…

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Pecan’s Gallery Night Sept. 26 open to public

September 21, 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.Gallery Night runs from 5 to 9 p.m. There is no charge. Let the guard at the front or back gate know that you are attending Gallery Night and you will be given a map of the locations.…

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Artist of the Month

September 21, 2014

The Lake Granbury Art Association’s September Artist of the Month is Jeanette Alexander with “Standard Catch.” Her painting is on display at BBVA Compass Bank on East Highway 377. Other awards went to Dianna Stewart, Lynda Robinson, Beck Roundtree, Lori Cathey and Rhonda Barefield.

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