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  • Communication is the key

    Hood County first responders participated in advanced training for water related rescues and recoveries Saturday afternoon at the Thorpe Spring boat dock. Mary Vinson/Hood County News…


  • Another candidate files for GISD Place 6 seat September 2, 2015

    It’s a race. There are now two candidates for the unexpired Place 6 seat on the Granbury school board. Mark Shackelford, who listed his occupation as aircraft part sales, has filed to run against banker Barbara Townsend. The filing period for that seat closed at 5 p.m. Wednesday (Sept. 2).…

  • Tolar to wear blue Friday in honor of law officers September 2, 2015

    Tolar students and teachers will dress in blue Friday in honor of law enforcement officers. Local officers will be recognized at the pep rally that morning at 8:09.

     

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  • Sheriff: Narcotics Unit nabs two selling over 2 pounds of meth September 2, 2015

    Two Arlington men, 22-year-old Joel Calzada, and 19-year-old Juan Dedios Palomares, were arrested Tuesday evening by the Hood County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit after selling over 2 pounds of methamphetamine to undercover officers, Lieutenant Johnny Rose said. The arrests were made in the 1000 block of Highway 377 in Granbury. It’s a first-degree felony charge, and Sheriff Roger Deeds said he does not remember a bigger meth bust in his 20 years of law enforcement.…

  • Governor calls for officers to honor slain deputy on Friday September 2, 2015

    Gov. Greg Abbott today issued a statewide call for all Texas law enforcement officers to turn on the red and blue flashing lights on their patrol vehicles for one minute, at 11 a.m. Friday, to honor the Harris County deputy, Darren Goforth, who was slain last Friday. The announced time is when Goforth’s funeral is scheduled to begin.…

  • New location found for driver’s license office? September 2, 2015

    Tolar Mayor Terry Johnson told the Hood County News that city officials have offered the old City Hall at 105 Pine Lane to Department of Public Safety officials as a location for a driver’s license office. The driver’s license office currently is at Annex III, but will soon have to vacate because of renovations.…

  • Community Pantry offering food distribution Friday September 2, 2015

    The Monthly Community Pantry will be at the Granbury First United Methodist Church (FUMC) distribution site Friday, Sept. 4, from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Fresh food through the Tarrant Area Food Bank is distributed on the first Friday each month at Granbury FUMC, 301 Loop 567.…

  • New Texas laws are in effect as of today September 1, 2015

    Almost 700 new state laws took effect today (Tuesday, Sept. 1) in Texas, enacted by the 84th Legislature. Bill topics can be searched for online (www.capitol.state.tx.us). The new laws, to name just a few, include a ban on selling e-cigarettes to minors, decriminalization of school truancy for students; allowing law enforcement agencies to apply for grants to buy body cameras; and legalization of LED running lights for safety on motorcycles.…

  • Sheriff: Arlington man arrested on gun possession warrant September 1, 2015

    Claude Richard Hardin, 47, of Arlington, was arrested Aug. 28 during a traffic stop on Lipan Highway by Sheriff’s Office deputies on a felon in possession of a firearm warrant, Lieutenant Johnny Rose said.…


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