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Melody Belles Christmas concert

December 11, 2014

The Melody Belles, Granbury’s women’s choral group, will perform “Tidings of Joy” in a  luncheon concert at deCordova Country Club on Friday, Dec. 12. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m., followed by the program at 11 and lunch. Tickets are $15. Call 817-326-2381 for reservations.…

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Dieterichs named to TDA board

December 11, 2014

Granbury Convention & Visitors Bureau Director Steve Dieterichs has been elected to the board of directors of the Austin-based Texas Downtown Association. The TDA’s 15 board members, who live in various places throughout the state, are directly involved in a range of downtown revitalization activities. Dieterichs will begin his two-year term on the TDA board in January.…

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McCoy: Acton office closed Fridays

December 11, 2014

Tax Assessor-Collector Teresa McCoy says that her Acton office will be closed on Fridays through the month of December. People can still take care of their auto registrations at the downtown office located at Annex I, 1410 W. Pearl St. That office  is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and does not close for lunch.…

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Waples Baptist hosting Paul’s Journey

December 11, 2014

Waples Baptist Church will host Paul’s Journey singing quartet on Sunday, Dec. 14 at 10:45 a.m. for the morning worship service. A Christmas luncheon follows the worship service at Waples Baptist, 1200 Temple Hall Highway. For more information, contact the church at 817-579-0509.…

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McIntare: ‘I thought I was going to die’

December 10, 2014

Savanna McIntare took the stand Wednesday, Dec. 10 at her murder trial and told the jury she feared for her life on Sept. 20, 2013. “He said, ‘I’m going to kill you;’ I thought I was going to die,” she told the jury referring to her husband. That morning her husband Don McIntare was shot multiple times and died at their home.…

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Just a slight overcharge

December 10, 2014

The county will be receiving a credit of $9,400 from the city’s utility billing department, according to County Auditor Stan McBroom. Seems a meter reader misread the gauge at the Hood County Justice Center.…

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Gifts due Wednesday for Christmas for Children “angels”

December 10, 2014

Those who took angels from angel trees posted throughout town by Hood County Christmas for Children are asked to turn in their gifts for those “angels” on Wednesday (Dec. 10). The gifts can be taken to the location that had the angel tree, or to the Reunion Grounds, 641 Reunion Court.…

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Lipan third-graders plan trip to Bass Hall

December 10, 2014

The Lipan third-graders are taking a trip to Fort Worth on Friday, Dec. 12. They will be going to Bass Hall to see a production of “The Nutcracker.” This trip is sponsored by the Walton Family Grant.…

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Toys donated to Christmas for Children

December 10, 2014

Lee and Cindy Shifflett recently hosted their annual “Toys For Tots” Christmas party at their home in The Island on Lake Granbury. Friends and neighbors from many local areas and from Pennsylvannia flew in for the event. “The generosity of all our friends and neighbors in The Island is overwhelming,” said Cindy Shifflett.…

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Friday will be “Judy Watson Day”

December 9, 2014

Friday, Dec. 12, will be “Judy Watson Day,” by proclamation of the Commissioners Court. The honor is for Watson’s 22 years of service to the county. She is retiring as justice of the peace for Precinct 3. Effective Jan. 1, Kathy Gwinn will be the new JP for that precinct.…

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