• Celebrating telecommunication

    IMG_1339National Telecommunicator Week is April 12-19. Always on duty dispatchers Janet Vickers (left) and April Rodriquez are part of the Hood County’s telecommunication team. Mary Vinson/Hood County News

  • Possible tornado sends debris into home next door April 18, 2015

    A man and his wife were displaced from their double-wide mobile home on Missouri Trail Saturday after one end of it was damaged when a possible tornado blew debris from an abandoned house next door shortly after 6:30 p.m. No one was injured. Sheriff Roger Deeds said that no local storm spotters reported seeing a tornado, but that the National Weather Service indicated one was visible on radar at that time. The NWS website is reporting that there were winds of 60-70 mph. Hood County is no longer under a tornado warning, but remains in a severe thunderstorm watch until 9 p.m.

  • High wind downs power lines, displaces two residents April 18, 2015

    Two residents have been displaced after high straight-line wind draped power lines over their homes early Saturday evening, Fire Marshal Ray Wilson said. One was in Lake Granbury Harbor and the other in Arrowhead Shores, both northwest of Granbury. Numerous power outages have been reported, mainly north of Granbury.

  • Tornado warning for Hood County April 18, 2015

    Northern Hood County under tornado warning until 7:15 p.m. Trees, power poles reported down.

  • Pet adoption day scheduled for 10 a.m.-1 p.m. today April 18, 2015

    The Hood County Animal Control monthly pet adoption day is scheduled for 10 a.m.-1 p.m. today (Saturday, April 18) at the BBVA Bank branch, 1807 Highway 377 East, in Granbury.

  • Lake comes up a little after rain Friday evening April 18, 2015

    Lake Granbury is up several inches this morning after parts of Hood County received an inch of rain or more. The lake was down 8.7 feet yesterday. It’s down 8.3 feet today.

  • LGMC intensive care unit doubles capacity April 18, 2015

    The ICU is all new. And with 12 beds, it has double the capacity of it predecessor. The new intensive care unit at Lake Granbury Medical Center is nearing completion and will be open for public tours Tuesday afternoon, April 28, from 4:30 to 6.

  • RVers who built Habitat house heading home April 18, 2015

    A group of RVers from Hot Springs, Arkansas, are heading home Saturday (April 18) after having spent a week building a house for Habitat for Humanity in the Rancho Brazos neighborhood. Local churches provided lunches every day to the out-of-state volunteers.

  • Chari-Tea fundraiser Sunday, April 19 April 18, 2015

    Hood County Animal Lovers Organization (HALO) has a benefit Chari-Tea Sunday, April 19. The event runs from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Bentwater Activity Center. Contact Lynne Green for information at 817-964-0333.

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