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Sheriff: Stay home if you can to avoid icy roads

February 23, 2015

Roads in the county are icy, and Sheriff Roger Deeds recommends residents remain home. “Stay home if you can; otherwise use caution,” Deeds said. “Go slow, and leave plenty of room to stop.” Sand trucks are out on the roads. “That should help the roads that they cover,” Deeds said. Schools are closed today.…

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Get help with your taxes

February 23, 2015

The AARP tax aide will be at the Hood County Senior Center, 501 E. Moore St., between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Appointment required, 817-573-5533.…

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River Country Acres man faces felony assault charge

February 23, 2015

Joshua Michael Wilson, 29, of the 2500 block of River View Trail in River Country Acres, Granbury, was arrested on Feb. 18 and charged with felony family violence assault with previous convictions, according to Hood County Jail booking records.…

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Monday closings

February 22, 2015

Granbury, Lipan, Tolar schools.
City of Granbury, county offices, including library and courts.
Acton United Methodist Preschool, church administrative offices.
Both locations Creations Child Care & Learning Center.
Busy Bees Preschool.
First Discoveries Montessori Academy.
The Learning Ladder.
Joe’s Pasta & Pizza, CrossFit Granbury, Earth Art Florist, Central Texas Title.
Grief support group postponed to Tuesday, March 3, 7 p.m., St.…

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Tolar schools closed Monday

February 22, 2015

Tolar schools closed Monday, boys basketball playoff game postponed to Tuesday, tentatively in Brock 8 p.m.…

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Granbury schools closed Monday

February 22, 2015

Granbury ISD campuses closed Monday because of expected icy roads.…

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Email us your weather closings, delays

February 22, 2015

Weather closings, delays? Weather reports? Please email [email protected] for posting on the Hood County News website.…

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Commissioners Court videos now on website

February 22, 2015

Videos of Commissioners Court meetings are now being posted on the county’s website by the IT department for citizens who were unable to attend. The most recent meeting posted is the one that occurred on Tuesday, Jan. 27. It lasted one hour and 11 minutes.…

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School officials watch the weather for probable ice

February 22, 2015

School officials are keeping a close watch on the weather, which may be icy enough to cancel classes Monday. Granbury will made a decision no later than 6 a.m. Monday, according to school spokesman Jeff Meador and GISD policy. Tolar Superintendent Travis Stilwell said school officials will meet Sunday evening to see where things stand.…

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Bridges, overpasses pretreated for expected ice

February 22, 2015

Hood County’s major bridges and overpasses, and hills on 377 west of Cresson were pretreated Saturday for expected ice Sunday night and Monday. “We have crews on standby as the weather moves in,” said highway maintenance supervisor James Hand.…

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