• Windy Wine Walk

    The Granbury Wine Walk began with a bang Friday as a thunderstorm hit the Granbury square. The forecast for Saturday’s Wine Walk participants calls for sunny skies and highs in the upper 80s. Mary Vinson/Hood County NewsIMG_5694

  • Report: Hood County under tornado warning April 26, 2015

    A new report states that Hood County is under a tornado warning until 7:15 p.m. today (Sunday, April 26).

  • Hood, area in tornado watch until 11 p.m. April 26, 2015

    Hood County, along with most of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, is in a tornado watch until 11 p.m. today (Sunday, April 26), according to the National Weather Service. The watch began at 4:55 p.m. Severe thunderstorms could pop up anywhere in this area, so be prepared.

  • Ridge wins division for unofficial Texas state title April 26, 2015

    Hood County’s Ridge Roberts, 12, on Saturday won the unofficial Texas state fiddling championship in the 15-and-under division in the Texas State Championship Fiddlers Frolic in Halletsville. He previously won the Colorado state title, and hopes to compete in the National Oldtime Fiddlers Contest in Idaho in June. A local concert, The Ridge Express, will be Friday, May 1 at 7 p.m. at the Granbury Live Theater to help the family with expeses for that long trip. Tickets (29) can be bought online (http://www.bigcitymusicrevue.com) or by phone (855-823-5550).

  • Softball for seniors in Pecan Plantation April 26, 2015

    Spring is here, and so is softball in Pecan Plantation.For players 60 and over, the season began in March and will continue through June 29. Folks meet each Monday at 10 a.m. at the PAC ball field, and sign-ups for play continue. Contact Allen Engerer for more information: 817-219-1949.

  • Intermittent closures planned for Hwy. 377 April 26, 2015

    Weather permitting, eastbound and westbound lanes of U.S. Highway 377 near FM 167 will be closed intermittently between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Tuesday (April 28) so that power lines can be installed across 377. According to TxDOT officials, traffic will be detoured on FM 4 and FM 167.

  • Defender of Life award given April 26, 2015

    Rep. Jim Keffer (R-Eastland) was awarded the Courageous Defender of Life award at a recent Leadership Circle Luncheon where he was guest speaker. The award was given for his leadership and faithfulness on pro life issues. The luncheon is presented by the Texas Alliance for Life.

  • Tolar woman arrested, accused of injuring child April 26, 2015

    Lakina Shrie Robinson, 33, of Tolar, accused of striking her teenage daughter in the eye with a belt buckle and using her fist to hit her in the chest, was arrested Monday (April 20), according to a criminal court complaint. Robinson is charged with a felony count of injury to a child with intentional bodily injury, Hood County Jail records show.

  • Another inch of rain reported last evening in northern Hood County April 25, 2015

    The rain gauge in Laguna Vista recorded an inch of rain in a downpour Friday evening. This morning the lake is up a little more. Lake Granbury is now 5.2 feet low.

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