• Region champs!

    imageThe Lipan Lady Indians walked away with a 65-40 win over Strawn for the regional title and state tourney berth Sunday afternoon at Mansfield High School. Mary Vinson/Hood County News

  • Lipan girls reach state again with win over Strawn March 1, 2015

    The Lipan girls basketball team pulled away from District 18-A rival Strawn Sunday afternoon in the Region III-A tournament at Mansfield High School for a 65-40 victory that propelled the second-ranked Lay Indians to their fourth trip to the state tournament in five years. The second-ranked Lady Indians (32-3) of coach Amber Branson will play their state semifinal game on Thursday morning in San Antonio’s Alamodome at either 8:30 or 10. The state tournament is seeded, so the pairings have not yet been announced.

  • Chick-fil-A fund raiser set for family in need March 1, 2015

    A fundraiser will be held at Chick-fil-A from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday (March 3) for the Davis family. Melissa Davis was incapacitated last July after suffering a brain aneurism while at work. Her husband, Lonnie, who once worked in law enforcement, also has health issues and is on disability. The couple is trying to move to Utah with their 13-year-old daughter, Brianna, so that they can live with Melissa’s parents. According to organizer Lori Vale, Chick-fil-A will give to the family a portion of the proceeds from food sales during the fund raiser.

  • Council to hold special meeting Monday March 1, 2015

    The Granbury City Council will hold a special meeting at noon Monday at City Hall with representatives of the Hilton Garden Inn to discuss updates on the booking policy, pricing matrix, advertising partnerships and status on this year’s bookings and booking leads for the Granbury Resort Conference Center. The council and the hotel reps are looking at ways to partner so that both the hotel and the Conference Center benefit.

  • Black History Month program at 6 tonight March 1, 2015

    The Lake Granbury Ministerial Alliance is hosting a community program for Black History Month at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 1, at Granbury Baptist Church, 1200 Weatherford Highway.

  • Old Granbury Estates man faces felony DWI March 1, 2015

    John Michael Browning, 35, of the 200 block of Dean Court in Old Granbury Estates, Granbury, was arrested on Feb. 24 and charged with felony driving while intoxicated, third or more, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

  • Lipan blitzing Saltillo 38-10 at half February 28, 2015

    Lipan takes commanding 38-10 halftime lead over Saltillo in Class A Girls Basketball Regional Semifinal in Mansfield. Winner plays Strawn or Dodd City for regional title Sunday 1 p.m. at Mansfield High School.

  • Free-standing DMO on Tuesday night’s Council agenda February 28, 2015

    At the request of council member Rose Myers, the Granbury City Council, at its regular meeting Tuesday (March 3), will consider converting the city’s Tourism Department to a separate, independent destination marketing organization – a move that the city manager has warned could be financially unwise. As part of the same agenda item, the council will consider creating a four-member committee to lead the transition. Some on the council appear to support the initiative. In light of Myers’ efforts to eliminate the city department, one of the city’s three marketing and management employees in the Tourism Department has given her notice, and will soon leave the city’s employment.

  • Big parade with riding groups for Texas celebration moving to March 21 February 28, 2015

    Don’t rain on my parade! With a forecast of cold, wet weather, the Texas Independence celebration is moving to March 21-21. Riding groups, historic actors, children’s groups and others will be featured in the parade at 11 a.m. on the square. Activities on the square spill over to Langdon Center and City Beach March 21-22, in conjunction with General Granbury’s birthday party.

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