• Region champs!

    imageThe Lipan Lady Indians walked away with a 65-40 win over Strawn for the regional title and state tourney berth Sunday afternoon at Mansfield High School. Mary Vinson/Hood County News

  • NCTA girls win, advance to regional final March 2, 2015

    The North Central Texas Academy girls basketball squad defeated Wichita Falls Christ Academy 45-15 Monday (March 2) at Covenant Classical School in Fort Worth in the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools Class A Regional Tournament semifinals. The NCTA boys will be taking on Heath Fulton tonight at 7:30 In the same gym. The Lady Pioneers will play Tuesday at Cooper High School in Abilene, as will the winner of tonight’s boys game, in the regional final. The starting times Tuesday will be announced after both opponents are known. The tournament originally was to be played Friday and Saturday in Anna but was postponed by wintry conditions and moved because Anna’s gym was no longer available.

  • McKethan: County now has signed PIA March 2, 2015

    City Manager Wayne McKethan said the county now has a signed Public Improvement Agreement (PIA) for the water and sewer lines for the new recreation center to be built on James Road. The PIA has been long delayed, with both sides blaming the other. Now that the county has the signed PIA, vertical construction should begin soon, after the weather improves.

  • Join others for senior lunch in Lipan March 2, 2015

    Senior citizens are invited to enjoy lunch provided by the Senior Center on Thursdays at the Lipan Community Center.  Call Sue Langley, 817-253-4495, by Tuesday so that she can order enough meals. Come early and play bingo, then stay later for card games and dominoes. Meals are served at noon.

  • Memorial planned for Elizabeth Crockett today March 2, 2015

    A memorial service for Elizabeth Crockett is planned at 12:30 p.m. Monday, March 2 at Acton Cemetery. In case of bad weather, the program will be indoors at Acton Baptist Church, next to the cemetery.

  • Arrowhead Shores man faces tampering with evidence charge March 2, 2015

    Randy Lee Jones, of the 5900 block of Arrowhead Shores, Granbury, was arrested on Feb. 20 and charged with felony tampering/fabricating physical evidence with intent to impair, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

  • Chick-fil-A fund raiser set for family in need March 1, 2015

    A fundraiser will be held at Chick-fil-A from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday (March 3) for the Davis family. Melissa Davis was incapacitated last July after suffering a brain aneurism while at work. Her husband, Lonnie, who once worked in law enforcement, also has health issues and is on disability. The couple is trying to move to Utah with their 13-year-old daughter, Brianna, so that they can live with Melissa’s parents. According to organizer Lori Vale, Chick-fil-A will give to the family a portion of the proceeds from food sales during the fund raiser.

  • Council to hold special meeting Monday March 1, 2015

    The Granbury City Council will hold a special meeting at noon Monday at City Hall with representatives of the Hilton Garden Inn to discuss updates on the booking policy, pricing matrix, advertising partnerships and status on this year’s bookings and booking leads for the Granbury Resort Conference Center. The council and the hotel reps are looking at ways to partner so that both the hotel and the Conference Center benefit.

  • Old Granbury Estates man faces felony DWI March 1, 2015

    John Michael Browning, 35, of the 200 block of Dean Court in Old Granbury Estates, Granbury, was arrested on Feb. 24 and charged with felony driving while intoxicated, third or more, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

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