• Happy Hood County Hummers

    At any moment, if not already, we can expect the much anticipated arrival of  hummingbirds to Hood County. It’s time to put out the feeders for our tiny feathered friends. Mary Vinson/Hood County News 

  • Granbury man charged in felony marijuana case March 26, 2015

    Brandon Dakota Clowers, 19, of the 1400 block of Walters Drive in Granbury, will face a felony count of possession of marijuana, more than 4 ounces/less than 5 pounds, after being arrested March 19 at his residence by a Granbury police officer.

  • Prints of Code Talker painting available to support Veterans Museum March 26, 2015

    Prints of an original painting of Navajo Code Talkers by artist Doug Prine of Nemo are available for $100, and proceeds benefit the U.S. Veterans Museum of Granbury. The painting went for $2,100 in an auction Saturday in Glen Rose during a banquet and program that featured two Navajo Code Talkers. Tom Green, the museum’s curator, said Thursday afternoon that seven prints have been sold so far. To order a print of Prine’s Code Talker painting, call the Veterans Museum at 817-578-3288, or Prine at 817-357-0653.

  • Kroger Marketplace nearing completion March 26, 2015

    The new Kroger Marketplace at US 377 and Highway 4 is just a few weeks from completion. According to store manager Diann Lewis, the grand opening will be May 1.

  • Lance McLean Memorial Highway bill passes committee March 26, 2015

    Senate Bill 671 – a bill to rename a portion of Loop 567 after Sheriff’s Deputy Sgt. Lance McLean, who was killed in the line of duty – has passed committee, according to State Sen. Brian Birdwell (R-Granbury). Birdwell and State Rep. Jim Keffer (R-Eastland) have joined together in the effort to honor the slain deputy.

  • Granbury man charged with felony drug count March 25, 2015

    Richard Todd Hammond, 39, of the 3600 block of Pecan Arbor Court in the Wildwood East subdivision, is facing a felony count of manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, more than 4 grams/less than 200 grams, after being arrested March 19 by a Granbury Police officer, according to Hood County Jail records.

  • Alcohol sting catches four clerks selling to minors March 25, 2015

    In an alcohol sting last Saturday, four of 31 local store clerks sold alcohol to minors in the surprise event staged with Hood County Sheriff’s Office deputies working with Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC), officials said. One 48-year-old female was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor count of furnishing alcohol to a minor. The other three clerks are eligible for the TABC’s education program and, if completed, their misdemeanor charges will be dropped.

  • Kaspar: Bill to strengthen stalking protective order law has passed Texas Senate March 25, 2015

    County Attorney Lori Kaspar says she has just received word that a bill that will increase punishment for repeat violators of stalking and sexual assault/abuse protective orders passed this morning (Wednesday, March 25) in the Texas Senate. Kaspar traveled to Austin last week to testify about the need to raise the offense from a Class A misdemeanor to a third-degree felony. Acting on her concerns about victims and repeat offenders, State Sen. Brian Birdwell (R-Granbury) filed Senate Bill 352. State Sen. Jose Rodriguez (D-El Paso) filed Senate Bill 147, which is virtually identical to Birdwell’s.

  • Register for door prizes at Community Easter Egg Hunt March 25, 2015

    The Community-Wide Easter Egg Hunt is planned Saturday, March 28, with the whole family in mind. The fun begins at 11 a.m. and continues through 2 p.m.  at Granbury City Park, 1218 W. Pearl St. Free food, games and entertainment are scheduled in addition to the egg hunt. Door prizes will be given.

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