• 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


  • Fun gathering enjoyed by Marines September 30, 2014

    The 55th reunion of U.S. Marines and their wives was recently hosted by Bob and Maryann Williams of Pecan Plantation. The gathering took place at American Legion Post 491 and LaQuinta Inn on Sept. 12-13. These Marines were stationed at M.A.R.T.D (Marine Corp Reserve Training Depot) N.A.S.(Naval Air Station) Dallas between 1959 and 1964.

  • Golf cart accident victim was 33-year-old woman September 29, 2014

    A 33-year-0ld woman died after the golf cart she was driving hit a brick mailbox Monday afternoon on Flight Plan Road in Pecan Plantation. The driver, Kendal Kucholtz, was ejected and the mailbox fell on her, Sheriff Roger Deeds said. Kucholtz lived on Airpark in Pecan.

  • Golf cart crashes; female dies September 29, 2014

    The scene of a fatal accident involving a golf cart Monday afternoon is at the bottom of a hill on Flight Plan road near Bellechase in Pecan Plantation. A female died, according to a witness. The victim was underneath a brick or rock mailbox after the crash, the witness indicated.

  • Ann Simmons recognized at H-E-B September 29, 2014

    H-E-B recently named 26 exceptional partners (employees) from its stores and warehouse teams throughout Central Texas at the 15th Annual Partner of the Year luncheon in Temple. Ann Simmons was named the Granbury H-E-B Partner.


  • VFW donates $10,000 to Tarleton for student vets September 28, 2014

    The Granbury VFW Post 7835 donated $10,000 to Tarleton State University to help create an area on campus for student veterans and to honor former Tarleton student and Navy SEAL Chris Kyle. The donation resulted from a June 6 barbecue fundraiser.

  • Port Ridglea East woman charged with drug offense September 28, 2014

    Carolyn Reanee Sifford, 55, of the 4300 block on Cottonwood Court, Port Ridglea East, Granbury, was arrested on Sept. 21 and charged with possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, greater than 1 gram/less than 4 grams, according to Hood County Jail records.

  • Oktoberfest Granbury coming Oct. 10-12 September 28, 2014

    Willkommen, October! There’s a new festival in town. The recently formed German Heritage Association is hosting Oktoberfest Granbury on the grounds at Langdon Center, just east of the square, Oct. 10-12. In addition to the sale of beer and wine for adults, the festival includes food booths, lemonade, German souvenirs, folk dancers and a variety of live music for dancing. Admission to the site will be $10 for those 21 and older, $5 for those 12 – 20 and free for children 11 and younger.


  • Medlin, Railsback Young Texans of the Month September 28, 2014
    Granbury High School students Dakota Medlin and Avery Railsback are the Granbury Optimist Club’s Young Texans of the Month. Medlin has a 4.22 GPA and is ranked 34 in his class of 422. He shines in choir and drama. Railsback has a 3.50 GPA and is ranked 102 in her class of 422. She is a football manager, class favorite and the student body vice president.
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