• Happy cat

    IMG_9865[1]As viewed Thursday, a cat found a prime spot to soak up some morning sunshine on the front porch of Republic Log Homes off Highway 144. Mary Vinson/Hood County News

  • Family of six unharmed in fire September 18, 2014

    A Brazos River Acres family of six escaped unharmed after a fire broke out in an upstairs bedroom Thursday evening, Fire Marshal Ray Wilson said. Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the bedroom. The fire marshal’s office was investigating the cause of the fire.

  • Granbury woman charge with credit card/debit card abuse September 18, 2014

    Crystal Gail Buck, 37, of the 3200 block of Brazos River Court, Granbury, was arrested on Sept. 13 and charged with credit card or debit card abuse, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

  • Destination marketing expert coming September 18, 2014

    Bill Geist, an expert on destination marketing, will be spending several days in Granbury next month, meeting with city officials and tourism stakeholders. The Granbury City Council voted this week to approve the $10,000 contract for Geist, which was requested by council member Rose Myers. Geist will also receive travel expenses for up to $1,500.

  • Retiring Housing Authority ED to be honored at dinner September 18, 2014

    Nelda Robertson, who has been executive director of the Granbury Housing Authority for 29 years, is retiring. She will be honored at a dinner Tuesday night (Sept. 23) at Farina’s restaurant by Housing Authority commissioners. Julia Richardson will be the new executive director, according to Housing Authority Commissioner Sarah Baker.

  • Granbury man charged with child pornography offense. September 18, 2014

    Michael James Brennan, 42, of the 4400 block of Wildwood Circle, Granbury, was arrested on Sept. 15 and charged with possession/promote child pornography, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

  • Bring your dancing shoes September 18, 2014

    Langdon Center Big Band, in conjunction with the Hood County Senior Center, will have a dance Sunday afternon, Sept.21, from 2:30-4:30 p.m. at the Senior Center, 501 E. Moore St. Featured vocalists are Alatha Swain and Issac Duke. The dance is geared for all ages and includes the music of Glen Miller, Duke Ellington and Count Basie. Admission is $10 for singles or $15 for couples.


  • Sunday program features John Wayne impersonator September 18, 2014

    Dr. Gene Howard will be in character as John Wayne on Sunday, Sept. 21 at Western Hills Baptist Church, 507 Western Hills Trail. Howard will present “Freedom and Sacrifice.” It’s said that he not only looks like John Wayne, he also talks like him.  The program at the church will be at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.


  • Learn more about 4-H Monday September 17, 2014

    4-H offers more than teaching kids about showing animals. 4-H teaches its members life skills through various projects, including Dog, Horse, Photography, Fashion, Food and, of course, the traditional Livestock projects. 4-H is open to youth as young as 8 and in the third grade. To learn more about 4-H, attend an open house Monday at 4:30 p.m. in Annex I on West Pearl Street in Granbury. Call 817-579-3280 for more information.


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