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  • Volleyball action at AMS

    Campers had loads of fun learning volleyball skills with Coach Tammy Clark during the recent GISD volleyball camp at Acton Middle School. Mary Vinson/Hood County News…


  • Mallard Pointe man dies from apparent drowning July 31, 2015

    Robert VanOsteen, 64, of the 1900 block of Green Wing Drive in the Mallard Pointe subdivision northeast of Granbury, died Friday of an apparent drowning in his backyard pool, Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose and Justice of the Peach Cotton Howell confirmed. VanOsteen was pronounced dead at 4:55 p.m. in the emergency room at Lake Granbury Medical Center.…

  • Tip received in Palo Pinto armed robbery, but no arrests July 31, 2015

    Palo Pinto County Sheriff’s Office investigators received an anonymous phone tip Thursday in connection with Wednesday night’s armed robbery of B&B Food Mart, at the intersection of highways 281 and 4, west of Lipan. Chief Deputy Craig Goen said Friday the tip is being investigated, but no arrests have been made.…

  • In Saturday’s Hood County News July 31, 2015

    –Rare Brazos watersnakes have been found in driftwood on the shore of Lake Granbury.
    –A family still warns of a brain-eating amoeba living in warm, stagnant water that killed their 7-year-old son almost five years ago.
    –An armed robber holds up a convenience store near the intersection of highways 4 and 281, west of Lipan.…

  • County personnel office saves six figures in insurance costs July 31, 2015

    County Commissioners are praising the county personnel office for saving the county more than $100,000 by driving a hard bargain during insurance negotiations with the Texas Association of Counties (TAC) and Blue Cross Blue Shield. Personnel Director Richard Aguirre, with assistance from his two staffers, negotiated the new Employee Benefits Package, saving about 2 percent for the county’s 300 employees.…

  • Boat construction requires patience July 31, 2015

    It’s a tedious craft. One that Bill Reardon enjoys. So much so that at 83 years old, the retired architect continues constructing wooden boats at his Lake Granbury home. He started building toy boats as a child and later funded his college education with the sale of his full size boats.…

  • Journey to another world with Opera House show July 31, 2015

    “The Drowsy Chaperone,” presented by the Granbury Theatre Company,  continues through Aug. 16 at the Granbury Opera House on the square. Shows are on Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m., Saturday afternoons at 3:30 p.m., and Sunday afternoons at 2 p.m.…

  • Two arrested on felony drug charges July 30, 2015

    A resident of Sachse and an Indian Harbor woman were arrested by a Granbury Police officer on July 24 on felony drug charges during a traffic stop on Highway 377 East. The driver, Ralph Kent Sides II, 44, is facing a charge of possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, more than 1 gram/less than 4 grams.…

  • Ticket sales for Sea-Doo help Mission Granbury July 30, 2015

    Looking for a way to get out on the lake? A Sea-Doo Spark will be given away at the Mission Granbury Strike Out Poverty benefit on Sept. 10 at Pins Bowling and Sports Bar. The $10 raffle tickets for the Sea-Doo personal watercraft are available at Granbury Motorsports, Mission Granbury and Pins Bowling Alley.…


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