• Raring to go for Riley

    The Sgt. Riley G. Stephens Memorial Scholarship Fund 5K takes off Saturday at Tolar High School. The event honors Army Sgt. 1st Class Riley Stephens, a Special Forces Green Beret from Tolar, killed in action in Afghanistan in 2012. Mary Vinson/Hood County News


  • Dieterichs presents marketing plan to Tourism Board September 30, 2014

    Steve Dieterichs, Granbury’s marketing and communications director, on Monday presented his marketing plan to the Tourism Advisory Board (TAB) – long distance. Dieterichs was in Galveston for a summit sponsored by the Texas Travel Association, but connected with the TAB through GoToMeeting, a web-hosted video conferencing service. Dieterichs is to present the marketing plan to the City Council at its regular meeting Tuesday night, Oct. 7. The eagerly anticipated marketing plan and ways to revive tourism have been of strong interest to the City Council.

  • Outdoor movie planned in Pecan September 30, 2014

    “The Amazing Spider Man 2″ will be shown Oct. 4 in the parking lot at at the Pecan Activities Center. The show starts at 7:15 p.m. Residents are welcome to bring lawn chairs or enjoy the movie from golf carts.

  • Fun gathering enjoyed by Marines September 30, 2014

    The 55th reunion of U.S. Marines and their wives was recently hosted by Bob and Maryann Williams of Pecan Plantation. The gathering took place at American Legion Post 491 and LaQuinta Inn on Sept. 12-13. These Marines were stationed at M.A.R.T.D (Marine Corp Reserve Training Depot) N.A.S.(Naval Air Station) Dallas between 1959 and 1964.

  • Golf cart accident victim was 33-year-old woman September 29, 2014

    A 33-year-0ld woman died after the golf cart she was driving hit a brick mailbox Monday afternoon on Flight Plan Road in Pecan Plantation. The driver, Kendal Kucholtz, was ejected and the mailbox fell on her, Sheriff Roger Deeds said. Kucholtz lived on Airpark in Pecan.

  • Golf cart crashes; female dies September 29, 2014

    The scene of a fatal accident involving a golf cart Monday afternoon is at the bottom of a hill on Flight Plan road near Bellechase in Pecan Plantation. A female died, according to a witness. The victim was underneath a brick or rock mailbox after the crash, the witness indicated.

  • Ann Simmons recognized at H-E-B September 29, 2014

    H-E-B recently named 26 exceptional partners (employees) from its stores and warehouse teams throughout Central Texas at the 15th Annual Partner of the Year luncheon in Temple. Ann Simmons was named the Granbury H-E-B Partner.


  • VFW donates $10,000 to Tarleton for student vets September 28, 2014

    The Granbury VFW Post 7835 donated $10,000 to Tarleton State University to help create an area on campus for student veterans and to honor former Tarleton student and Navy SEAL Chris Kyle. The donation resulted from a June 6 barbecue fundraiser.

  • Port Ridglea East woman charged with drug offense September 28, 2014

    Carolyn Reanee Sifford, 55, of the 4300 block on Cottonwood Court, Port Ridglea East, Granbury, was arrested on Sept. 21 and charged with possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, greater than 1 gram/less than 4 grams, according to Hood County Jail records.

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