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Drum line keeping time

October 1, 2014
Drum line keeping time

The GHS Pirate Marching Band drum line looked mighty fine in their dress uniforms during last week’s halftime performance at Elk Stadium. Mary Vinson/Hood County News

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Raring to go for Riley

September 29, 2014
Raring to go for Riley

The Sgt. Riley G. Stephens Memorial Scholarship Fund 5K takes off Saturday at Tolar High School. The event honors Army Sgt. 1st Class Riley Stephens, a Special Forces Green Beret from Tolar, killed in action in Afghanistan in 2012. Mary Vinson/Hood County News

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Fire destroys unoccupied home

September 28, 2014
Fire destroys unoccupied home

Firefighters arrived at 205 Northwood Ct. Sunday morning to a single story brick home consumed in flames. The fire was doused before it could spread to nearby residents. The home was unoccupied and no injuries were reported. Mary Vinson/Hood County News

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District opener

September 27, 2014
District opener

As viewed Friday night at Elk Stadium in Burleson, the Granbury Pirates lost 44-10 to the Elks in the District 8-5A football opener for both teams. Mary Vinson/Hood County News

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Queen Nunley

September 26, 2014
Queen Nunley

Shelby Nunley was crowned the Tolar High School homecoming queen during halftime at Friday night’s football game against Rio Vista. The Rattlers won 42-7. Roger Enlow/Hood County News

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Tolar named Team of the Week

September 26, 2014
Tolar named Team of the Week

Army Staff Sgt. Richard Mercer presented coach Mike Franklin and the Tolar football team a plaque naming the Rattlers Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Team of the Week during Friday’s pep rally. Mary Vinson/Hood County News

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Construction resumes

September 25, 2014
Construction resumes

As viewed Thursday morning, construction of a public boat dock and fishing pier by Hewlett Park across from the Granbury Conference Center has resumed after a lengthy four year delay. Mary Vinson/Hood County News

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Cornerstone remembers Briggs Berry

September 23, 2014
Cornerstone remembers Briggs Berry

Cornerstone’s football game Friday night included a remembrance of Briggs Berry. Senior Captains (from left) Josh Beaird, Logan Weems and Dylan Overstreet carry a team Briggs shirt out to the coin toss before the game. Photo courtesy of Patricia Becker

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Recreation center groundbreaking

September 23, 2014
Recreation center groundbreaking

Pictured at Monday’s groundbreaking ceremony at the site across from Acton Middle School, in about a year local residents will be enjoying a new county-owned recreation center. Kathy Cruz/Hood County News

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Three in a row

September 21, 2014
Three in a row

The Tolar Rattlers won their third straight football game Friday night at home with a score of 44-26 against the Axtell Longhorns. Photo courtesy of Noah Enlow

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