• Community Thanksgiving

    Here’s your chance to connect with the community and help those among us in need. Offerings from Sunday’s Community Thanksgiving Service at Acton United Methodist Church will be given to People Helping People. Mary Vinson/Hood County News


  • Rancho Brazos woman charged with two felonies November 21, 2014

    Sharon Kay Fowler, 43, of the 3800 block of Canyon Road, Rancho Brazos, was arrested on Nov. 16 and charged with two felonies – aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

  • Listen to contemporary Christian concert Sunday November 21, 2014

    The Church on Thistle Ridge in Granbury is hosting what is being called a “Holy Ground Concert” of contemporary Christian music on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 6 p.m. in its facility at 4900 Sonterra Court. Featured vocalists are Granbury artists Tamatha Hurst, Jennifer Gainer and Jesse Overton, all of whom sing for the “Holy Ground” radio broadcast on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

  • Land acquisitions delaying airport expansion November 21, 2014

    Legal wrangling over land acquisitions for expansion of the Granbury airport could take another year, if not longer, according to city officials. City Manager Wayne McKethan said that one piece of property was recently appraised at $548,000, but the owners are demanding $2.8 million.

  • Sarah Harvey continues professional education November 21, 2014

    Sarah Harvey, of the Boys & Girls Club of Hood County, recently completed The Spillett Leadership University School of Management Foundation Level. Starting her career with the Boys & Girls Club in August 2011, Harvey has held various roles with the organization and is currently the Club’s Director of Organizational Development.


  • Classes dismiss Friday for Thanksgiving November 20, 2014

    Granbury and Tolar classes dismiss Friday for a full week of Thanksgiving holidays. Lipan classes will be out Wednesday through Friday of next week.

  • 1″ rainfall predicted this weekend November 20, 2014

    Storms are possible Saturday with high wind, hail and heavy rain, forecasters say. The rain is expected to start late Friday and end early Sunday. Up to 1 inch or more of rainfall is predicted.

  • City Council names new mayor pro-tem November 20, 2014

    The Granbury City Council has unanimously elected Micky Parson as the new mayor pro tem. Parson replaces council member Tony Allen, who said he preferred not to continue on in that role.

  • Benefit poker run and dinner Saturday, Nov, 22 November 20, 2014

    Motorcycle enthusiasts can help a 40-year resident of the community. A poker run planned Saturday, Nov. 22 will benefit Lois McGowan, of Tolar, who has cancer. Registration for the ride is at 11 a.m. at Wild Country, 207 Western Hills Trail. Participants should be 21 and older. Kickstands up at 12:30 p.m.The fee is $10 per motorcycle, and $5 per passenger. A plated chicken dinner will be available after the ride at 4 p.m. at Wild Country for $8. For information, call Debra McCarrell at 817-894-1626.


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