- In honor of Briggs Berry
Pictured Sunday evening at candlelight ceremony in his honor at Granbury High School. Senior Briggs Berry, 18, died at 11:25 Saturday morning surrounded by family at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth. Mary Vinson/Hood County News
- Wide range of activities for Lipan 4-H September 15, 2014
County Agent Marty Vahlenkamp encouraged all 4-H members to set a personal goal for this year at the groups first meeting of the year. The first Lipan 4-H activity for the year will be the “Fall Pumpkin Patch” fundraiser. On Saturday, Oct. 4 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., the club will be selling pumpkins at the Community Center.
- All GISD athletic events cancelled Tuesday September 14, 2014
All Granbury school district athletic events are cancelled Tuesday because of senior Briggs Berry’s funeral service that day at 10 a.m. at Lakeside Baptist.
- Granbury woman charged with drug offense September 14, 2014
Mary Isabell Pierson, 37, of the 500 block of North Crockett Street, Granbury, was arrested on Sept. 4 and charged with possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County Jail booking records.
- City Council to vote on tourism consultant September 14, 2014
At its regular meeting Tuesday night (Sept. 16), the Granbury City Council will decide whether to spend half its budget for consultant fees for the 2014-2015 fiscal year on Zeitgeist Consulting Services. The company’s reps offer guidance on destination marketing , better known as tourism. The proposed contract would be for $10,000, plus travel expenses not to exceed $1,500. The proposal is being presented at the request of council member Rose Myers.
- Service Tuesday for Briggs Berry September 14, 2014
Visitation for Granbury High School senior Briggs Berry will be Monday evening from 6-8 at Lakeside Baptist Church. Service will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Lakeside with burial following at Holly Hills Memorial Cemetery. Briggs died Saturday morning after a long illness.
- Granbury man charged with abandonment/endangerment of a child September 14, 2014
Fred Jonathan Torode, 47, of the 4500 block of Carter Court, Granbury, was arrested Sept. 4 and charged with felony abandonment/endangerment of a child, criminal negligence, according to Hood County Jail booking records.
- Fly-in coming to Pecan Sept. 20 September 14, 2014
The annual fly-in at Plane View Park in Pecan Plantation is Saturday, Sept. 20. From 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., all kinds of aircraft will be showcased. Free plane rides will be offered, food will be available for purchase and fly-bys are planned.
- Energy future is topic for economic conference September 14, 2014
As director of the TCU Energy Institute, Ken Morgan knows a thing or two about energy. He will share some of his knowledge at the 10th Annual Economic Outlook Conference on Wednesday. Morgan will speak on “Our Energy Future: Buyer or Seller?” The conference begins at 7:45 a.m. at the Granbury Resort Conference Center.Tickets are $40 in advance or $45 at the door. Call 817-279-9991 for information.