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  • Farewell performance

    IMG_2429The Granbury High School Stowaways drill team delighted fans with their final performance of the season between varsity basketball games Friday night at the James Wann Sports Center. Mary Vinson/Hood County News


  • Comanche Harbor man facing felony assault charge January 29, 2015

    Gabriel Alvizo, 35, of the 3500 block of Cherokee Trail in Comanche Harbor, Granbury, was arrested on Jan. 26 and charged with felony assault, bodily injury, family member, enhanced with previous conviction, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

  • Driver’s ed class starts Monday January 28, 2015

    The Granbury ISD Community Education Office will be offering a driver’s education class beginning  Monday, Feb. 2. The session, which will be led by new instructor Donny Wiley, will take eight to 10 weeks to complete. Classroom instruction will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m. each weekday in the lecture room at Granbury High School. Students must be 15 years old at the time of registration. Registration is being accepted at the community education office in the GISD Administration Building, 600 W. Pearl St. Call 817-408-4083 for more information.

  • Gartman House Project completed January 28, 2015

    It took much longer than anticipated, but the Gartman House Project has been completed, according to Claude Clanton, one of the volunteers who helped turn a storage building into a home for newly widowed Amy Gartman and her daughter. Amy’s husband, “Shadow,” died last summer of cancer. As foreclosure loomed, Amy purchased a small storage building that was nothing but a shell and moved it to a lot in Oak Trail Shores. Thanks to volunteers and sponsors, an addition was added to the building and it was turned into a livable home with a kitchen, bathroom, living room, two bedrooms – and even a patio with a fire pit.

  • “Fashion research excursion” coming to Granbury square January 28, 2015

    TJ Reid, a nationally recognized retail consultant and editor of Fashion Advantage magazine, will be making Granbury the focus of her 2015 Retail Retreat in June. The Retreat draws specialty fashion retailers from all over the United States and Canada. Reid’s “fashion research excursion” will be a day in Granbury. It will include lunch, sightseeing and shopping on the square.

  • Raffa reports 170 calls in Pecan for 2014 January 28, 2015

    Pecan’s Fire Chief Dave Raffa said 2014 was a busy year with more than 170 calls for service and 1,500 man hours on scenes of emergency runs. In addition, volunteers completed thousands of hours of training and vehicle inspection and maintenance. Raffa says there is room for more volunteers to join the squad, and age is no barrier; there is a job for every willing worker.

  • Wise County man faces felony charges January 28, 2015

    Christopher Dean Snyder, 29, of Aurora, located  in Wise County, was arrested on Jan. 17 and charged with unlawful possession of firearm by felon; violation of bond/protective order, enhanced, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

  • TAB taps Hedges January 27, 2015

    At its meeting at Granbury City Hall Tuesday afternoon, the Tourism Advisory Board voted for Diane Hedges to be its new chairperson. Hedges replaces Warren Ketteman, who resigned as director of the Economic Development Corporation to take a similar job in another town.

  • Commissioners approve Texas Independence Day celebration January 27, 2015

    County Commissioners have given permission for the parking lot at the courthouse on the square to be closed for the Texas Independence Day Celebration event on Saturday, Feb. 28, and Sunday, March 1. The parking lot will close for set-up at 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 27. On Feb. 17, county maintenance workers will provide help posting Texas flags around the square in preparation for the celebration.

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