Updates

  • “Flat Stanley” at a school near you

    The Granbury High School Theatre Department recently hit the road to treat GISD elementary students to a performance of “The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley.” Mary Vinson/Hood County News


  • Granbury woman uninjured as SUV ends up in revine February 8, 2016

    A Granbury woman who was eastbound in an SUV on Highway 377 just east of Rock Crusher Hill between Granbury and Cresson was uninjured when the vehicle left the roadway and came to rest in a ravine shortly after 5 p.m. Monday (Feb. 8). …

  • County under critical fire danger with high winds February 8, 2016

    The National Weather Service announced that Hood County is under a Red Flag Warning for fire danger today, Hood County Fire Marshal Ray Wilson said. A wind advisory is in effect, with gusts as high as 35 mph. …

  • Investigators seeking woman for questioning about robbery February 8, 2016

    Investigators are seeking a woman (pictured) who is a person of interest for questioning in connection with an armed robbery at about 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the Tiger Mart convenience store in Cresson, Sheriff’s Lieutenant Johnny Rose said. A masked man brandishing a handgun robbed the store in the 9500 block of Highway 377 East and took an undetermined amount of money, Rose said.…

  • Cash Deason wins best essay February 8, 2016

    Acton Middle School student Cash Deason recently won the DAR American History Essay contest. He received an award from Elizabeth Crockett Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).…

  • DivorceCare at St. Frances Cabrini begins Feb. 10 February 7, 2016

    St. Frances Cabrini Church will offer DivorceCare beginning Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. in its education building. This is a ministry directed specifically to those who are suffering from separation or divorce. This is a non-denominational program, but it is God Centered. You can learn more about this ministry by calling 817-573-8915.…

  • Meet the candidates February 7, 2016

    Early voting for the March 1 primary begins next week, and there are several newcomers on the ballot vying for county offices. In Saturday’s issue, the HCN will publish a special section that includes a candidate Q&A. Races include: county attorney; tax assessor-collector; county commissioner, Precinct 1; county commissioner, Precinct 3; and justice of the peace, Precinct 4.…

  • Special needs child care training set February 7, 2016

    Child care directors and care givers are encouraged to attend a CEU-approved training that will cover special needs children. The session is planned Saturday, Feb. 13. Registration is due by Feb. 10. Call 817-579-3280 for information. The class will be at the LGMC Senior Circle building at 1321 Waters Edge Drive.…

  • NWS offers free SKYWARN class Feb. 22 in Granbury February 7, 2016

    A free class for those interested in being involved with the SKYWARN severe weather system used by the National Weather Service will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 22 at Driftwood Theater in Granbury. The class is for those who want to be official volunteer storm spotters, plus anyone just interested, Emergency Management Coordinator Ray Wilson said.…


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