- Pirate season opener
The Granbury Pirates lost their season football opener 69-7 against the Azle Hornets Friday night at Hornet Stadium. Mary Vinson /Hood County News
- Granbury man gets 20-year prison sentence August 30, 2014
David Eric Browne, 44, of Wright Court in Granbury, was sentenced to 20 years in prison by a Hood County jury on Aug. 19, according to District Attorney Rob Christian. Christian said Browne, who has a criminal record including assault and burglary, was convicted of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and bail jumping.
- Burleson man charged with felony drug offense August 30, 2014
Glenn Daniel Beck, 46, of Burleson, was arrested on Aug. 20 and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County Jail booking records.
- Gov. Perry renews proclamation extending drought emergency August 30, 2014
Governor Rick Perry renewed an Emergency Disaster Proclamation on Friday. The proclamation states that exceptional drought conditions pose a threat of imminent disaster in over 100 counties in Texas and includes Hood County.
- Woman’s Wednesday Club offers scholarships August 30, 2014
Scholarship applications will be accepted through Oct. 15 by the Woman’s Wednesday Club of Granbury. Two young women will receive $1,000 scholarships. The applications must be taking at least 12 hours and have a grade-point average of 2.5 or better. For more information, contact Patricia McGuire at 817-326-2088.
- Granbury residents attend DAR Continental Congress August 30, 2014
Granbury residents Kathy Hanlon and Marcy Carter-Lovick were among the 3,500 members of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) who traveled to the nation’s capital for the service organization’s 123rd annual Continental Congress.
- Azle defeats Granbury in football season opener August 29, 2014
The Azle Hornets built a 34-7 halftime lead over the Granbury Pirates, and went on to a 69-7 victory Friday night at Hornet Field in Azle in the season opener for both teams. Granbury’s only touchdown came on Brendan King’s 77-yard run with 5:11 left in the first quarter, which tied the game at 7. Granbury’s next game will be at home on Friday, Sept. 5 against Denton High, starting at 7:30 p.m.
- Lawn items, antiques stolen in OTS August 29, 2014
Sometime between July 28 and Aug. 1, someone broke into a building in the 4900 block of Peachtree Circle in Oak Trail Shores. Various lawn items and antiques were stolen. If you have information on this crime, call 817-573-TIPS, text Tip129 plus your message to 274637 or go online to hoodcountycrimestoppers.com.
- Native habitats: Beyond asthetic value August 29, 2014
Praire Rose Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas, which includes Hood County, is presenting a program on how native habitats are important beyond aesthetic value on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Somervell County Citizens Center, 209 S.W. Barnard St. in Glen Rose.