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  • Love for Lunch

    IMG_7366Brawner fourth-grader Kimberly Revilla (from left) enjoyed lasts week’s Lunch With Loved Ones event with her grandmother Carol Villa and sister Khloe Revilla. Mary Vinson/Hood County News


  • Many will see higher appraised values May 1, 2016

    Property owners will be getting their new tax appraisals in the mail Monday. If you own lakefront, a single family residence or commercial property, you should be prepared for an increase. If you want to view your property appraisal, the updates will be available Monday on the tax appraisal website, http://hoodcad.iswdata.com/

  • Prayer Breakfast will focus on next generation May 1, 2016

    The local emphasis for the National Day of Prayer is centered on today’s youth. “Reach the Hearts of the Next Generation” is the theme in Hood County. The free Prayer Day program Thursday, May 5 will address issues that children and youth are facing. The National Day of Prayer program takes place from 6-7:30 a.m. at the Granbury Resort Conference Center.

  • New funeral home coming to Granbury? April 30, 2016

    Tuesday night (May 3), the Granbury City Council will consider issuing a Special Use Permit (SUP) for a small mortuary/funeral parlor to be operated out of what used to be Arby’s restaurant at 1803 E. Hwy. 377.

  • Anderson to report on DMO’s tourism progress April 30, 2016

    Teresa Anderson, head of Visit Granbury, Inc., the city’s new Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), is scheduled to give a quarterly report to the City Council at its regular meeting Tuesday (May 3). Anderson was only going to stay on briefly until the board could hire a permanent executive director, but agreed to stay longer and lead Visit Granbury through its first year.

  • Grovin’ songs will get you movin’ April 30, 2016

    The Melody Belles Women’s choral group will present two concerts this spring. This season’s show is called Movin’ and A-Groovin’. A free concert at the Langdon Center Concert Hall starts at 7 p.m. Friday, May 6. The group also has a dinner concert Friday, May 13 at deCordova Bend Country Club. Registration is at 6 p.m., followed by the program at 6:30, then dinner. Tickets are $15. Call 817-326-2381 for reservations.

  • Luminant helps with upgrades on new brush truck at Station 70 April 30, 2016

    Hood County’s Station 70 Volunteer Fire Department recently completed upgrades on a new brush truck to help fight area wildfires with a donation from Luminant’s Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant for emergency preparedness efforts.

  • GVFD mourns loss of captain April 29, 2016

    On Friday, Station 2 of the Granbury Volunteer Fire Department reported the passing of Captain Conny Donathan, a member of the Hood County Volunteer Rescue Unit who served as a rescue captain for more than 35 years. No details were given regarding the death. Last year, Donathan was presented with the Hometown Hero Award, according to the message posted on the GVFD Facebook page.

  • In Saturday’s Hood County News April 29, 2016

    –Tommy George Dooley was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison for shooting to death his wife LaVera Aiken Dooley.
    –Appliances in three homes were allegedly damaged after the city of Granbury installed the wrong transformer.
    –A former residential showplace appears headed for a teardown.
    –Expect a jump in the value of your property if you get an appraisal notice in the mail Monday.
    –The seventh annual Granbury Wine Walk wraps up Saturday on the historic square.


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