Updates

  • Protests go on as planned

    Demonstrations went on as planned Thursday in downtown Granbury, one for religious freedom and the other protesting against County Clerk Katie Lang. Mary Vinson/Hood County News 


  • Attorneys to county clerk: issue marriage license today or face lawsuit Monday July 2, 2015

    The attorneys representing same-sex Granbury couple Dr. Jim Cato and Joe Stapleton have given notice to the Hood County Clerk’s office that unless the couple is issued a marriage license by the end of the day today, they will file a federal lawsuit Monday. The couple was told Thursday morning they will have to wait at least another three weeks to obtain a license in Hood County because the clerk’s office does not yet have the proper forms, according to the attorneys.…

  • Library staff will not ask for bank or credit card info July 2, 2015

    Hood County Library will not call you asking for banking or credit card information. Director Courtney Kincaid reports that someone is making calls, and they are not from the library. “Please don’t give out your bank or credit card information over the phone to people posing as the Hood County Library.…

  • Video from Thursday’s rallies July 2, 2015

    Opposing rallies were held in Granbury Thursday – one for religious freedom in support of Hood County Clerk Katie Lang and the other opposing Lang’s decision to not issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, although she now says she will allow her staff to do so. Watch video

  • Commissioner: JPs will likely stop performing wedding ceremonies July 2, 2015

    As placard-carrying religious freedom and LGBT protesters congregated on both sides of West Bridge Street Thursday, Precinct 3 Commissioner Jeff Tout told the Hood County News that the county’s four peace justices will likely stop performing marriage ceremonies in light of the controversy from last week’s Supreme Court decision that gay marriages are legal.…

  • Assault with deadly weapon case in Pecan investigated July 2, 2015

    An assault with a deadly weapon reported late Wednesday afternoon from an address on Gimme Court in Pecan Plantation is being investigated by the Sheriff’s Office, Lieutenant Johnny Rose said. No one was injured, but “a suspect is named in the report and will be interviewed by investigators,” Rose stated.…

  • Sheriff: “We’re ready for protests” July 2, 2015

    Sheriff Roger Deeds said he has been coordinating with the Granbury Police Department to have a strong law enforcement presence on the square for two planned demonstrations – one for religious freedom, starting at 11 a.m. (Thursday, July 2); the other, protesting against County Clerk Katie Lang, scheduled for 11:30. Deeds said he has been monitoring information about the protests and expects them to be peaceful.…

  • Film crew at Stumpy’s on Friday, July 3 July 2, 2015

    Officials with the Day Tripper TV show will be at Stumpy’s Lakeside Grill from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, July 3. The filming will not interfere with food service. “We’re just going to be who we are,” Stumpy’s General Manager Tanner Taff said. The Day Tripper show with Chet Garner is on KERA public television at 10:30 a.m.…

  • Acton Celebrates America concert Thursday, July 2 July 2, 2015

    A free patriotic concert is planned at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 2 at Acton United Methodist Church. Performers include Langdon Center Big Band, Brazos Country Strings, Paluxy River Community Band and the Community Choir.…


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