• Dominant victory

    imageThe Lipan Lady Indians ran away with a 57-43 victory over Saltillo Saturday night in the regional semifinal. It’s back to Mansfield High Sunday for the Region III-A championship game. Mary Vinson/Hood County News.

  • 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 rolls to regional title game February 28, 2015

    Girls Basketball Regional Semifinal: Lipan 57, Saltillo 34 (final). Lipan plays for regional title Sunday 1 p.m. at Mansfield High School against Strawn or Dodd City. Sunday’s winner punches ticket to state next week in San Antonio.

  • 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.

  • Icy roads turn wet Saturday afternoon February 28, 2015

    Icy roads turned wet Saturday afternoon when temperatures started to warm slightly. Lipan girls basketball coach Amber Branson reported only wet roads on the trip to Mansfield for Saturday evening’s playoff. Periods of light freezing drizzle may occur Saturday night, turning to rain Sunday when temperatures climb into the 40s.

  • 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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