• We flew south for this?


    Seems these two warblers weren’t too happy about dealing with an icy layer of sleet during a recent feeding time. Courtesy Gary Marks

  • Weather-related closings March 4, 2015

    Wednesday evening
    Acton Baptist Church
    Granbury Methodist Church
    Lakeside Baptist Church
    Grace Bible Church
    Granbury Church of Christ
    Chamber MemberLink Breakfast

  • Please report your weather closings, delays March 4, 2015

    Please email [email protected] to report weather closings or delays. Click on www.hcnews.com for those closings and delays.

  • Acton Baptist cancels Wednesday evening activities March 4, 2015

    Due to the threat of snow and ice, activities are cancelled for Wednesday night, March 4 at Acton Baptist Church. There are no Wednesday evening activities on March 11 due to spring break. Also, just a reminder that this weekend is the “Spring Forward” time change.

  • Icy roads expected Wednesday night through early Thursday morning March 3, 2015

    Hazardous road conditions are expected Wednesday evening through early Thursday morning after a winter blast of sleet and slow hits the area, according to the National Weather Service. About a half-inch of sleet and an inch of snow will be possible.

  • Council appoints transition committee March 3, 2015

    The Granbury City Council Tuesday night (March 3) appointed a four-member committee to “study the transition” for a Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) that would receive funding from the city, but would be an independent entity. The Council shied away from fully committing to eliminating the city’s Convention and Visitors Bureau department and moving to a separate organization – a move pushed strongly by council member Rose Myers. The transition committee includes Jim Leitch, who will represent hotels and bed and breakfast establishments; Scott Young, president of the Historic Granbury Merchants Association; Diane Hedges, head of the Tourism Advisory Board; and Myers, who will represent the City Council. The committee will research what the conversion would entail and will report back to the Council.

  • Birdwell files border bill March 3, 2015

    State Sen. Brian Birdwell (R-Granbury) on Tuesday (March 3) filed Senate Bill 3, the “Stronger Border, Safer Texas” Act, aimed at bolstering law enforcement resources along the Texas-Mexico border. Major functions of the bill include increasing checkpoints, creating a DPS Officer Reserve Corps of retired officers who can assist police statewide and imposing tougher penalties for smugglers. Senate Bill 3 is a companion bill to State Rep. Dennis Bonnen’s (R-Arlington) House Bill 11.

  • Lang resigns constable seat, plans state rep run March 3, 2015

    Precinct 3 Constable Mike Lang has resigned, and intends to run for state representative, according to Precinct 3 Commissioner Jeff Tout. County Judge Darrell Cockerham said Lang’s letter of resignation will be presented to the Commissioners Court at its next regular meeting, which is scheduled for Tuesday, March 10. Commissioners will appoint a replacement to fill Lang’s unexpired term. Like current state Rep. Jim Keffer, Lang is a Republican.

  • Wednesday night activities canceled at Methodist church March 3, 2015

    A church has already canceled Wednesday evening activities in anticipation of wintry weather. Granbury First United Methodist Church announced that Wednesday night events are canceled. Any other cancellations? Please email [email protected]

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