• On the lookout

    In conjunction with National School Bus Safety Week (Oct. 20-24) (DPS) area Texas Department of Public Safety troopers have been riding on school buses to catch motorists who disregard the law. Pictured Tuesday morning at the GISD bus barn are Troopers Steven Nall, Dub Gilliam and Jeremy Sherrod. Mary Vinson/Hood County News


  • Gallery premier of “The Story of a Feud” October 23, 2014

    The public is invited to the gallery premier of the Bridge Street History Center’s “The Story of a Feud” – an epic tale of bad blood and revenge that led to the only court-sanctioned hanging in Hood County. A video presentation will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 23) at the Langdon Center Concert Hall on East Bridge Street. A reception at the Bridge Street History Center will follow, where guests can view items related to the Mitchell-Truit feud in glass display cases.

  • Granbury man charged with drug offense October 23, 2014

    Thomas Ryan Milligan, 31, of the 8800 block of Rising Star Court, Granbury, was arrested on Oct. 13 and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

  • Granbury man charged with felony DWI October 22, 2014

    Joseph Coy Harris, 33, of the 400 block of M and M Ranch Road, Granbury, was arrested on Oct. 9 and charged with felony driving while intoxicated, third or more, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

  • ‘Pippin’ musical opens for five-day run October 22, 2014

    Granbury High School’s five-day run of the musical production “Pippin” opens Thursday, Oct. 23 in the GHS Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center. Curtains raise at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Other performances are Saturday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.; Monday, 7:30 p.m.; and Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for students. “Pippin” is about a prince who discovers that true happiness lies in un-extraordinary everyday moments.

  • Early voting continues to bring out voters October 22, 2014

    According to county Elections Administrator Jenise “Crickett” Miller, 659 Hood County residents turned out for early voting Tuesday at Annex 1, 1410 W. Pearl St. “I would say (the turnout) is good,” Miller said Wednesday afternoon, even though the count so far was less than the day before. Early voting for the Nov. 4 General Election will go on until Friday, Oct. 31.

  • Howling good time planned in Pecan October 22, 2014

    A howling good time is in store for all ghosts and goblins at the children’s Halloween party Saturday, Oct. 25 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Pecan Activities Center. A haunted house, costume contest, Sassy the Clown, games (including a cupcake walk) and trunk or treat are all on the agenda for Pecan Plantation.

  • About 7 million grandparents live with a grandchild October 22, 2014

    Of the 65 million grandparents in the United States in 2012, 7 million, or 10 percent, lived with at least one grandchild, according to a new report released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. The percentage of children who lived with a grandparent in 2012 was also 10 percent, rising from 7 percent in 1992.

  • Odessa man facing felony drug charge October 22, 2014

    David Delloyd Mercer, 51, of Odessa, was arrested on Oct. 12 and charged with possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

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