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  • Made in the rain

    Rain moves in as the Tolar Rattlers celebrate a 34-14 victory over Quinlan Boles in the Class 2A area football playoffs Friday night at Alvarado. Warner Endsley photo


  • Musical talents featured in Fall Recital November 23, 2014

    Grace Tarpley’s piano students held their “Fall Recital” last Sunday afternoon at the First Baptist Church in Lipan. There were 20 students, grades 2 – 11, that performed. Each student played three songs. The recital culminated with the playing of “The Star Spangled Banner” and the audience singing along.

  • Stained glass raffle to help Veterans Museum November 23, 2014

    A stained glass window from the historic First United Methodist Church, once located on the Granbury square, will be raffled in a benefit for the U.S. Veterans Museum. Tickets are $5 each, or six for $25. The drawing will be at 11 a.m. on Dec. 20. Call for ticket information: 817-578-3288, or 817-683-4513.

  • Railroad crossing will be renovated in Tolar November 23, 2014

    A  program to rehabilitate railroad crossings across the state is coming to Tolar. The railroad crossing on Highway 56, near Highway 377, will be closed Monday and Tuesday for renovation work. Concrete and railroad ties will be replaced at the crossing. The work is part of a replanking program managed across the state by TxDOT.

  • Commissioners to receive update on rec center progress November 23, 2014

    The Hood County Commissioners Court will hear a report from Todd Baker, the project manager for the taxpayer-funded recreation center that is projected to open in early fall 2015. Baker will give his report during the Court’s regular meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 25. The rec center will be staffed and operated by the YMCA of Hood County.

  • School announces bully proof pledge November 22, 2014

    Granbury Middle School students and staff participated in a week of bullying awareness and prevention. “Cool to be Kind” included spirit days, competitions and prizes. The student pledge is: “I pledge to bully proof GMS. I will honor myself, teachers, and other students with kindness, courtesy and respect.”

  • Teens involved in early Saturday morning accident November 22, 2014

    Texas DPS Senior Trooper Dub Gillum said “some teens” were involved in an accident on Hayworth Highway Saturday around 2 a.m. The accident occurred at the curve where Mitchell Bend Court intersects the highway at Last Chance Store. Indian Harbor Fire Chief Randy Schmelz said the vehicle ran into a culvert. Schmelz said when he arrived at the scene, the vehicle was engulfed in flames and there were no one was in the vehicle. Schmelz added that two ambulances transported the teens, although he did not know how many. Gillum said there were no serious injuries. No other information is available at this time.

  • Ports O’Call home total loss after fire November 22, 2014

    Fire crews from Indian Harbor, Pecan Plantation and Granbury were called to a mobile home fire around 7 a.m. Saturday on Hawaiian Court in Ports O’Call, according to Indian Harbor Fire Chief Randy Schmelz. The home is a total loss, but no one was home and there were no injuries, Schmelz said.

  • Community Service for Thanksgiving is Sunday November 22, 2014

    Be thankful and help the nonprofit People Helping People. The Community Thanksgiving Service is Sunday, Nov. 23 at Acton United Methodist Church, 3433 Fall Creek Highway. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. and the service is at 6 p.m. The offering will be given to People Helping People.

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