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Workshop Friday for City Council, Hilton reps

January 22, 2015

Members of the Granbury City Council will meet Friday with representatives of the Hilton Garden Inn to discuss a possible partnership to market the Granbury Resort Conference Center. The workshop will take place in the conference room on the second floor of City Hall.…

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City Manager: Sales tax revenues continue to soar

January 21, 2015

City Manager Wayne McKethan says that sales tax revenues, which already are the highest in the history of Granbury, are headed even higher. “And the sales tax growth is going to continue, with the advent of Marshalls, Ross, Kroger and an additional RaceTrac,” he said. Marshalls, Ross and Kroger MarketPlace are being built at US Highway 377 and Highway 4.…

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Snow possible Thursday night, Friday morning

January 21, 2015

Rain may turn to snow Thursday night and Friday morning in Hood County, with accumulations up to one-half inch possible, according to the National Weather Service.…

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New bar coming on South Morgan St.

January 21, 2015

It’s a yogurt bar, actually, and it will be inside the RaceTrac being built on South Morgan Street by South Meadows Drive. Community Development Director Scott Sopchak said he is unsure when construction is expected to be completed.…

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Acton Methodist Women set Music for Missions for Jan. 30

January 21, 2015

The musical duo of Alicia and Mike Echols (the Blue Eyed Fiddler) will perform at the Music for Missions benefit presented by Acton United Methodist Women Friday, Jan. 30. The event date was incorrectly listed on the front page of the Wednesday, Jan. 21 issue.  The program begins with dinner at Christian Life Center at 5:30 p.m.…

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Baggy Bottom Boys in Tolar Sunday

January 21, 2015

Tolar United Methodist Church will host the Baggy Bottom Boys at its 11 a.m. service on Sunday, Jan. 25. The church is located at 8812 W. Highway 377.

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Granbury man facing felony theft charge

January 21, 2015

Michael Elie Young Jr., 38, of the 400 block of Warnick Court, Granbury, was arrested on Jan. 8 and charged with felony theft less than $1,500, two or more convictions, according to Hood County Jail booking records.…

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Council approves PIA for rec center

January 20, 2015

Work on the county recreation center on James Road near Acton Middle School can finally begin. Tuesday night (Jan. 20), the Granbury City Council gave conditional approval to the Public Improvement Agreement (PIA) with the county and the YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth for the installation of public water and sewer to support the development.…

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Knights set annual free throw contest, Jan. 25

January 20, 2015

The local Knights of Columbus will conduct its annual basketball free throw contest on Sunday, Jan. 25, at St. Frances Cabrini Family Life Center Gym. It’s free, open to boys and girls ages 9-14, according to Deputy Grand Knight Carmine Esposito. The event will start at 1 p.m., and feature various age groups.…

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Texas Ranger Charley Fussleman is the topic

January 20, 2015

Pecan resident and favorite speaker Robert Carle will speak at Wednesday morning’s Breakfast Club. The program features the tales of “Charley Fussleman, Texas Ranger.” The breakfast begins at 8 a.m. in Pecan Plantation.…

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