- No delay at the Relay
When Saturday’s storm knocked out the power at the reunion grounds, Relay For Life of Hood County participants broke out the luminaries a little early to help light the way. Mary Vinson/Hood County News
- All ages encouraged to read during Bible Marathon April 19, 2015
The Bible Reading Marathon at the gazebo on the square begins at 7 a.m. Friday, May 1. Volunteers sign up for 15-minute slots to read out loud. The reading comes to a close on May 7. Those interested may sign up here.
- Crews will work this week on Meander Road April 19, 2015
Weather permitting, county road crews will be working Monday through Thursday (April 20-23) on Meander Road between Old Granbury Road and U.S. Highway 377 East. Southbound traffic (toward the highway) will be rerouted, said county Road Operations Director Donald Linney. Northbound motorists will not be detoured, but should expect lane changes and possible minor delays. Crews will be applying Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) and sealant.
- Store’s grand opening Thursday April 19, 2015
The new Marshalls store at Luton Ranch West (U.S. Highway 377 and Meander Road) will have its grand opening starting at 8 a.m. Thursday (April 23). Those planning to attend the grand opening should note that crews will be doing road work that day (weather permitting) on Meander Road. Southbound traffic will be detoured around Meander, while northbound traffic may face minor delays.
- He knows how names and spellings can change April 19, 2015
Genealogist Lloyd de Witt Bockstruck, of Dallas, will address the Pecan Plantation Genealogy Group on Tuesday, April 21, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Pecan Plantation Clubhouse, 8650 Westover Court. His topic will be the subject of his book “The Name is the Game,” which covers how names and spellings change through the centuries.
- Arrowhead Shores man charged in felony family assault case April 19, 2015
William Vincent Paris, 46, of the 5400 block of Water View Drive in the Arrowhead Shores subdivision, was arrested Tuesday by a Sheriff’s Office deputy and charged with family violence assault impeding breathing, a felony count, Lieutenant Johnny Rose said. He was being held in the Hood County Jail on $20,000 bond, Rose said.
- GPD: Fort Worth woman arrested in counterfeit check case April 19, 2015
Brandy Nicole Blackston, 28, of Fort Worth, was arrested April 12 by a Granbury Police officer and charged with a felony count of forgery of a financial instrument involving the attempt to pass a counterfeit check at a local store, according to Deputy Chief Alan Hines. The store did not take the check, and called the police. Blackston was taken into custody during a traffic stop, Hines said.
- Possible tornado sends debris into home next door April 18, 2015
A man and his wife were displaced from their double-wide mobile home on Missouri Trail Saturday after one end of it was damaged when a possible tornado blew debris from an abandoned house next door shortly after 6:30 p.m. No one was injured. Sheriff Roger Deeds said that no local storm spotters reported seeing a tornado, but that the National Weather Service indicated one was visible on radar at that time. The NWS website is reporting that there were winds of 60-70 mph. Hood County is no longer under a tornado warning, but remains in a severe thunderstorm watch until 9 p.m.
- High wind downs power lines, displaces two residents April 18, 2015
Two residents have been displaced after high straight-line wind draped power lines over their homes early Saturday evening, Fire Marshal Ray Wilson said. One was in Lake Granbury Harbor and the other in Arrowhead Shores, both northwest of Granbury. Numerous power outages have been reported, mainly north of Granbury.
- Weather forces GHS game changes
- Indians fall at Ranger
- Tolar baseball/softball postponed
- McDuff narrowly misses state golf berth
- Pirates move into tie for second in district