• Sunning at the City Beach

    IMG_3228With temperatures in the mid-90s Wednesday afternoon, plenty of people headed to the Granbury City Beach for a a little fun in the sun. Mary Vinson/Hood County News

  • Mental health first aid course in Lipan Aug. 6

    A bandage or ice pack may not be needed. Young people can hurt in other ways. That’s why Pecan Valley Center will host a free mental health first aid course for educators Wednesday, Aug. 6. It will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Lipan school library. Call 817-579-4435 for more info.

  • Texas border volunteer to speak Thursday, July 24

    Texas border volunteer Dennis Morrow will present “Want to Know What’s Really Happening at the Texas Border?” on Thursday, July 24 at 6:30 p.m. The presentation, sponsored by the Hood County Tea Party, will be held at American Town Hall, 220 Travis St. The event is free and everyone is welcome.

  • Saraiah Gentry this week’s winner

    Saraiah Gentry is this week winner in the Hood County News Drawing Contest. She wins two free passes to the city pool.

  • Country-Western dance every Thursday

    Grab your boots and starched jeans and head for the Hood County Senior Center Thursday, July 24 from 7 to 10 p.m. The center holds country-western dances every Thursday and is located at 501 E. Moore St. For more information call 817-573-5533.

  • Mansfield resident arrested on felony theft warrant

    Adam Corey Muniz, 26, of Mansfield, turned himself in July 13 at the Law Enforcement Center on a felony warrant charging him with felony theft, according to Deputy Chief Alan Hines of the Granbury Police Department. Muniz is accused of taking $4,000 in 2011 from a Granbury business where he worked and was responsible for bank deposits, Hines said.

  • Granbury man to face felony drug charge

    Nicholas Alan Fawley, 27, of the 4400 block of Carter Court in the Eastwood Village subdivision, was arrested July 11 on Azalea Drive by a Granbury police officer and charged with a felony count of possession of less than 1 gram of methamphetamine, according to Hood County Jail booking desk records.

  • Local author wins national award

    Wounded Women of the Bible: Finding Hope When Life Hurts -  a book by local author Dena Dyer and co-written by Tina Samples (a former Lipan resident who now lives in Colorado) tied for first place in the Nonfiction Book of the Year category in the 2014 Golden Scroll Awards. Dyer and Samples met while performing in the “The Promise” in Glen Rose. Wounded Women of the Bible can be found at Lifeway, Mardel, Family Christian Stores and online.

  • Canning workshop scheduled for July 30

    Learn the basics of water bath canning and pressure canning at the Canner Testing and Food Preservation Workshop sponsored by AgriLife Extension Service. The workshop will be held Wednesday, July 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $30 per person and includes canning supplies, samples and recipes. Class size is limited to only 15 people. Call today to reserve your spot at 817-579-3280.

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