- Three in a row
The Tolar Rattlers won their third straight football game Friday night at home with a score of 44-26 against the Axtell Longhorns. Photo courtesy of Noah Enlow
- Carnival Americana a success: HGMA September 22, 2014
The number of attendees at the weekend carnival sponsored by the Historic Granbury Merchants Association (HGMA) was almost double what Carnival Americana views as a “good run,” according to HGMA President Scott Young. The carnival opened at 5 p.m. Friday and closed late Sunday night. According to Young, there were so many people Friday night that HGMA began running out of the Fredericksburg German sausage the organization was cooking and selling at the event. HGMA hopes to bring Carnival Americana to town at least once every year.
- Fund raiser Tuesday for favorite waitress battling cancer September 22, 2014
A fundraiser for Kari Hill, who twice was voted Best Waitress in the Hood County News “Best of Hood County” contest, will take place all day Tuesday (Sept. 23) at Mi Familia. The restaurant’s owners will donate its proceeds from that day to help defray Hill’s medical expenses. She was diagnosed several months ago with Hodgkin Lymphoma. The waiters and waitresses who will be working Tuesday have all volunteered to donate their tips to Hill as well.
- New fees may be coming for Citizens Collection Station September 21, 2014
County commissioners will determine at their regular meeting Tuesday (Sept. 23) whether to implement a new fee schedule for the Citizens Collection Station on Bray Street off of Coke Court. It is where citizens can dispose of large items. Commissioners will also discuss issuing vouchers for nonprofit and other organizations.
- Finally – work to start on new rec center September 21, 2014
A lot has been going on behind the scenes, but soon local residents will see real progress on the $10 million, county-owned recreation center. Officials will gather at 10 a.m. Monday (Sept. 22) at the site across from Acton Middle School for a groundbreaking ceremony. Construction is expected to take about a year.
- Granbury man charged with theft September 21, 2014
Adrian Tyrone Vines, 69, of the 2700 block of Sky Harbour Drive, Granbury, was arrested on Sept. 16 and charged with theft over $1,500/less than $20,000, according to Hood County Jail booking records.
- Pecan’s Gallery Night Sept. 26 open to public September 21, 2014
Original art, food and wine could make this a perfect evening with friends. Pecan Plantation Art Guild (PPAG) is presenting the third annual Gallery Night on Friday, Sept. 26 from 5 to 9 p.m.Gallery Night runs from 5 to 9 p.m. There is no charge. Let the guard at the front or back gate know that you are attending Gallery Night and you will be given a map of the locations.
- Artist of the Month September 21, 2014
The Lake Granbury Art Association’s September Artist of the Month is Jeanette Alexander with “Standard Catch.” Her painting is on display at BBVA Compass Bank on East Highway 377. Other awards went to Dianna Stewart, Lynda Robinson, Beck Roundtree, Lori Cathey and Rhonda Barefield.
- Brazos River Acres woman charged with drug offense September 20, 2014
Cecalie Marie Sanchez, 23, of the 3000 black of Setting Sun Trail, Brazos River Acres, Granbury, was arrested on Sept. 12 and charged with possession of a controlled substance, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County Jail booking records.