• Love for Lunch

    IMG_7366Brawner fourth-grader Kimberly Revilla (from left) enjoyed lasts week’s Lunch With Loved Ones event with her grandmother Carol Villa and sister Khloe Revilla. Mary Vinson/Hood County News

  • Hood County resident wins national heroism award May 2, 2016

    Hood County resident Shane Harmon of the Fort Worth Fire Department was announced Monday as the winner of the Liberty Mutual Firemark Award for Heroism. In recognition of his tireless commitment, Liberty Mutual Insurance will be presenting a grant of $10,000 to the Fort Worth Fire Department. A former member of the Granbury Volunteer Fire Department for 20 years, Harmon was recognized for his efforts in helping save a man from a car crash in Cresson on August 6, 2015, while off duty and traveling to his second job in Fort Worth. The Fort Worth Fire Department intends to use the grant money to fund community events and outreach.

  • S. Morgan traffic a mess Monday May 2, 2016

    A FedEx employee speaks with the driver of a Nissan Murano after an accident on S. Morgan Monday at about 12:30 p.m.
    A FedEx employee speaks with the driver of a Nissan Mirano after an accident on S. Morgan Monday at about 12:30 p.m. near Burger King.
    Commuters might want to avoid South Morgan Street Monday with traffic slowed in both directions due to a fender bender and a police escort. Southbound traffic has been slowed by Granbury police escorting parts of an oversized crane to Wolf Hollow Power Plant. In the northbound direction, an accident caused one lane of traffic to be blocked near Burger King at about 12:45 p.m. after a Nissan Mirano clipped the end of a FedEx truck. No injuries were reported in the accident.

  • Take ‘A Sentimental Journey’ May 2, 2016

    The Civic Chorus presents “A Sentimental Journey” concert at 7 p.m. Monday, May 2 at Acton Methodist Church, 3433 Fall Creek Highway.

  • Resale Shop is getting a facelift May 2, 2016

    Keller Williams Metro SW associates will be working to rejuvenate the Resale Shop for the Boys & Girls Club of Hood County from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, May 12. Keller Williams associates will work on landscaping, revamping the HVAC, and painting the building inside and out. The community is invited to get involved through donations at GoFundMe.com/KWRedDay2016. Checks made payable to Keller Williams RED Day can be mailed to Keller Williams, 1099 Water’s Edge Drive, Granbury 76048.

  • Many will see higher appraised values May 1, 2016

    Property owners will be getting their new tax appraisals in the mail Monday. If you own lakefront, a single family residence or commercial property, you should be prepared for an increase. If you want to view your property appraisal, the updates will be available Monday on the tax appraisal website, http://hoodcad.iswdata.com/

  • Prayer Breakfast will focus on next generation May 1, 2016

    The local emphasis for the National Day of Prayer is centered on today’s youth. “Reach the Hearts of the Next Generation” is the theme in Hood County. The free Prayer Day program Thursday, May 5 will address issues that children and youth are facing. The National Day of Prayer program takes place from 6-7:30 a.m. at the Granbury Resort Conference Center.

  • New funeral home coming to Granbury? April 30, 2016

    Tuesday night (May 3), the Granbury City Council will consider issuing a Special Use Permit (SUP) for a small mortuary/funeral parlor to be operated out of what used to be Arby’s restaurant at 1803 E. Hwy. 377.

  • Anderson to report on DMO’s tourism progress April 30, 2016

    Teresa Anderson, head of Visit Granbury, Inc., the city’s new Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), is scheduled to give a quarterly report to the City Council at its regular meeting Tuesday (May 3). Anderson was only going to stay on briefly until the board could hire a permanent executive director, but agreed to stay longer and lead Visit Granbury through its first year.

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