Updates

  • Volunteer of the Year exhibit opens

    Attendees enjoy artist Kay Wirz’s Volunteer of the Year exhibit during Saturday’s reception at the Shanley House Center for the Arts. Mary Vinson/Hood County News…


  • Benefit concert Thursday June 29, 2015

    The Breaking Chains music festival sponsored by The Way Church and benefiting charitable organizations Project 44 and Thanksgiving 1000 will be held Thursday (July 2) at the Brazos Drive-In on West Pearl Street. Gates will open at 2 p.m. and the music line-up will start at 3. At 10:30 p.m., there will be a showing of the movie “God’s Not Dead.”…

  • Local man found dead of ‘apparent hanging’ in jail June 29, 2015

    Hood County resident Cory Ray Molder, 33, of the 5700 block  of Randle Road, was found by jailers, “dead from an apparent hanging,” at about midnight last night (Sunday, June 28) in the Hood County Jail, Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose stated. Molder was recently convicted of felony evading arrest and received a 20-year prison sentence, Rose said.…

  • Brick campaign to fund prayer garden June 29, 2015

    A prayer garden on one of the highest points in the area is planned by The Church on Thistle Ridge, 4900 Sonterra Court. The church is launching an inscribed brick pledge campaign July 5 and will be serving lunch following the July 5 worship service at 10:45 a.m.…

  • Sam Spradlin gets scholarship June 29, 2015

    An $18,000 scholarship was presented to Lake Granbury 4-H member Sam Spradlin by Jack Lyons, of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Spradlin has plans to attend Texas Tech University and with a major in animal science.…

  • City, county offices to close later in the week June 28, 2015

    July 4th is Saturday, but city and county offices will be closed Friday (July 3) so that employees can enjoy a three-day holiday weekend.…

  • The party’s on July 3 in Pecan June 28, 2015

    The Pecan Plantation Fourth of July celebration takes place Friday, July 3, with a parade beginning at the Nutcracker. Bicycles, golf carts, floats, motorcycles, horses are all invited to decorate and participate. Entries should gather at 5:30 p.m. for a 6:15 judging time and a parade start of 6:30. Live music, food and bounce houses follow the parade.…

  • Veteran Service Office will reopen July 6 June 27, 2015

    The Veteran Service Office will be closed in Granbury from Monday, June 29 through Friday, July 3, and will reopen on Monday, July 6.…

  • Ridge Roberts captures national fiddling title June 27, 2015

    With his performance late Friday night in the National Oldtime Fiddlers Contest finals in Weiser, Idaho, Hood County’s Ridge Roberts, 12, won the national championship in the Junior Junior Division (boys and girls, ages 9-12), according to his mother, Cindy Roberts. Ridge advanced from the first two rounds Tuesday and eventually overcame a field of 55 in his division.…


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