• 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



  • Star Party at Acton Nature Center Aug. 2

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

  • Comanche Harbor woman arrested on felony drug count

    Sandra Kay Martin, 46, of the 3500 block of Arrowhead Circle in the Comanche Harbor subdivision, was arrested July 20 by a Sheriff’s Office deputy and charged with possession of less than 1 gram of methamphetamine, according to Hood County Jail records.

  • Auto registration office will be open Saturday

    The downtown auto registration office will be open Saturday (Aug. 2) from 8 a.m. until noon. That office, which is located at 1410 W. Pearl St., is open on the first Saturday of each month. In the event that the first Saturday of the month is a holiday weekend, the office will be open on the second Saturday of the month.

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