• Pirate Band in action

    IMG_4300The Granbury High School Pirate Band began preparations for the fall marching season with the opening of summer band camp on Monday, July 28. Mary Vinson/Hood County News



  • Animal Control adoption day set Saturday August 1, 2014

    Hood County Animal Control will stage a pet adoption day Saturday, Aug. 2 at its facility, 240 Bray Street off of Highway 377 West, according to Sergeant Kelly McNab. The facility will be open from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday for the event. Stone pavers for the new facility being built on Weatherford Highway can now be ordered. Call the AC office at 817-573-4277 or drop by Saturday for more information.

  • Biker Bash planned August 1, 2014

    The Granbury City Council is expected to agree to close portions of streets around the courthouse for Biker Bash Texas, slated for Labor Day weekend. The closures to portions of Bridge and Crockett Streets will be from 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, through 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 1.

  • Star Party at Acton Nature Center Aug. 2 August 1, 2014

    The Rio Brazos Chapter of Texas Master Naturalist is hosting the Rio Brazos Star Party on Saturday, Aug. 2 from 8 to 11 p.m. The twilight program starts and 8 p.m. under the pavilion. Following the program, participants will take a short walk to the farmhouse where telescopes with star-gazing guides will be stationed.

  • First Saturday Bird Walk Aug. 2 August 1, 2014

    The monthly First Saturday Bird Walk is this Saturday, Aug. 2 at Acton Nature Center. The free guided hike will be led  by bird expert Billy Teels and begins at 6:30 a.m. Take binoculars and field guides if you have them. Acton Nature Center is located at 6900 Smoky Hill Ct. For more information go to actonnaturecenter.org.

  • One being flown to Fort Worth hospital after crash July 31, 2014

    An air ambulance took off just before 4:30 p.m. Thursday headed to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth with one person who was injured in a two-vehicle accident between Granbury and Tolar near Saddle Bags restaurant. Two other injured people were reportedly transported by ground ambulance with injuries. The extent of the injuries is currently unknown.

  • Community Pantry here Friday, Aug. 1 July 31, 2014

    The Monthly Community Pantry will be at the Granbury First United Methodist Church (FUMC) distribution site Friday, Aug. 1, from 9-11 a.m. Fresh food distribution through the Tarrant Area Food Bank takes place on the first Friday each month at Granbury FUMC, 301 Loop 567. For more information call Dave Stockbridge at 817-894-0688.

  • Scanner: Man detained after report of gun, building search July 31, 2014

    An adult male was taken into custody by Granbury police a couple of minutes past midnight Thursday near First Christian Church on Highway 377 West after officers searched a nearby building next to Lake Granbury Medical Center following a 911 call from a woman reporting a man with a gun. That’s according to emergency scanner traffic. It is unknown at this time what charges, if any, the man may face.

  • Four arrested at underage drinking party July 30, 2014

    Two men and two women, ranging in age from 18 to 20, were arrested at about 7:30 a.m. Sunday in the 4200 block of Cortez Court in the Indian Harbor subdivision as an underage alcohol party was winding down, Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose said. A 911 call from an Indian Harbor security officer reported a disturbance at the address. All four were charged with a misdemeanor count, minor in consumption of alcohol, and released after paying a fine of $370.

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