- Pirates enter the playing field
Granbury Pirates hit the football field against top-ranked Aledo Friday night at Bearcat Stadium.The Pirates lost 59-0. Mary Vinson/Hood County News
- Get tickets for Healthy Woman event November 1, 2014
Healthy Woman will host its annual event Nov. 8 at Acton Middle School (AMS). The program includes a free vendor and shopping expo with over 70 vendors from 10 a.m. until noon. A luncheon is at noon, followed by Dena Dyer, keynote speaker at 1 p.m. Tickets are $15 and on sale at the Senior Circle office at 1321 Water’s Edge Drive, Suite 2001, or call 817-579-2955, or email [email protected] to purchase.
- Charter Review Committee to be formed November 1, 2014
The Granbury City Council will soon be forming a Charter Review Committee to review the city’s charter and possibly make suggestions for changes. The council is set to discuss appointing seven citizens to the Charter Review Committee during its regular meeting Tuesday night, Nov. 4
- Two Lipan residents face felony charges November 1, 2014
Deona Janelle Empey, 39, of Lipan, was arrested on Oct. 23 and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County Jail booking records. Thomas Patrick Empey, 58, of Lipan, was also arrested on Oct. 23 and charged with felony hindering apprehension/prosecution of known a felon and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, according to Hood County Jail booking records.
- Huntsville man charged with evading arrest November 1, 2014
Timothy Charles Davis, 26, of Huntsville, was arrested on Oct. 24 for felony evading arrest or detention with a vehicle, according to Hood County Jail booking records.
- Lipan man faces three felony charges October 31, 2014
Anthony Wayne Cowden, 43, of Lipan, was arrested on Oct. 23 and charged with felony prohibited weapons; felony possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram; and felony hindering apprehension/prosecution of a known felon, according to Hood County Jail booking records.
- Granbury falls to top-ranked Aledo, 59-0 October 31, 2014
The Granbury Pirates fell by a 59-0 coutn to Aledo Friday night in their District 8-5A football game in Aledo. The Pirates (1-5, 1-8) drove to the Aledo 36 yard line on their opening series of the game, but the No. 1-ranked Bearcats (5-1, 8-1) stopped the threat with an interception. After picking up four first downs on that opening drive, the Pirates managed just one first down, the rest of the half. Aledo led 28-0 at halftime. Two fumble recoveries led to two second-half touchdowns for the Bearcats, who also returned a blocked punt 21 yards for another TD early in the fourth quarter. Granbury completed three passes, all in the first half. The Pirates drove inside Aledo’s 40-yard line twice in the game. The Pirates will finish their season Friday, Nov. 7 at home against Crowley, which defeated Burleson High Friday, 28-19.
- Man injured when car falls off jack October 31, 2014
A man was injured in an accident after a car fell on him when a jack gave way around 3 a.m. Friday morning, according to Hood County Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose. Rose said he was transported to Ft. Worth. No other information is available.
- Final weekend for GranScary October 31, 2014
It’s the final weekend for GranScary – a Halloween season event to raise money for Hood County Christmas for Children. Those who received an HCDeals email from the Hood County News offering half off the $20 ticket price can get the reduced price by simply showing gate workers the email on their cell phones. GranScary is at the Reunion Grounds, 641 Reunion Court. The gate opens at 7 p.m. Halloween night and 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1. It ends at midnight both nights.
- NCTA Pioneers fall, but still have playoff hopes
- Cornerstone victory clinches home playoff game
- Tolar defeats San Saba, 64-14
- Pirates fall to Grapevine in regional team tennis tournament
- Pirates take on state’s top powerhouse tonight in Aledo