- Region champs!
- Birdwell files border bill March 3, 2015
State Sen. Brian Birdwell (R-Granbury) on Tuesday (March 3) filed Senate Bill 3, the “Stronger Border, Safer Texas” Act, aimed at bolstering law enforcement resources along the Texas-Mexico border. Major functions of the bill include increasing checkpoints, creating a DPS Officer Reserve Corps of retired officers who can assist police statewide and imposing tougher penalties for smugglers. Senate Bill 3 is a companion bill to State Rep. Dennis Bonnen’s (R-Arlington) House Bill 11.
- Lang resigns constable seat, plans state rep run March 3, 2015
Precinct 3 Constable Mike Lang has resigned, and intends to run for state representative, according to Precinct 3 Commissioner Jeff Tout. County Judge Darrell Cockerham said Lang’s letter of resignation will be presented to the Commissioners Court at its next regular meeting, which is scheduled for Tuesday, March 10. Commissioners will appoint a replacement to fill Lang’s unexpired term. Like current state Rep. Jim Keffer, Lang is a Republican.
- Wednesday night activities canceled at Methodist church March 3, 2015
A church has already canceled Wednesday evening activities in anticipation of wintry weather. Granbury First United Methodist Church announced that Wednesday night events are canceled. Any other cancellations? Please email [email protected]
- Fiddler Ridge Roberts will entertain today March 3, 2015
The Granbury Opera Guild is hosting fiddler Ridge Roberts at its meeting Tuesday, March 3 at deCordova Bend Country Club. The entertainment begins at 11 a.m. and buffet luncheon is at noon.
- Winter back in force Wednesday March 2, 2015
Winter – the icy kind – returns to Hood County Wednesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Rain is expected to turn to sleet with some snow and freezing rain. Accumulations and travel impacts are uncertain at this time.
- McKethan: County now has signed PIA March 2, 2015
City Manager Wayne McKethan said the county now has a signed Public Improvement Agreement (PIA) for the water and sewer lines for the new recreation center to be built on James Road. The PIA has been long delayed, with both sides blaming the other. Now that the county has the signed PIA, vertical construction should begin soon, after the weather improves.
- Join others for senior lunch in Lipan March 2, 2015
Senior citizens are invited to enjoy lunch provided by the Senior Center on Thursdays at the Lipan Community Center. Call Sue Langley, 817-253-4495, by Tuesday so that she can order enough meals. Come early and play bingo, then stay later for card games and dominoes. Meals are served at noon.
- Arrowhead Shores man faces tampering with evidence charge March 2, 2015
Randy Lee Jones, of the 5900 block of Arrowhead Shores, Granbury, was arrested on Feb. 20 and charged with felony tampering/fabricating physical evidence with intent to impair, according to Hood County Jail booking records.
- Boys win, girls lose in district soccer matches in Cleburne
- NCTA girls, boys advance to TAPPS regional final
- Lady Pirates gain basketball all-district honors
- Varsity soccer teams play at Cleburne Monday – finally
- Lipan to play state semifinal game at 8:30 a.m. Thursday