• Off and running

    IMG_8677A huge crowd turned out for Saturday for the Community-Wide Easter Egg Hunt at Granbury City Park. Attendees also enjoyed free food, games and entertainment. Mary Vinson/Hood County News

  • FFA President Sam Spradlin sees miles and miles of Texas March 29, 2015

    Granbury FFA President Sam Spradlin has been on the road competing in state livestock shows and seeing the state legislative process up close. Spradlin won first place in class 5 of market medium wool lamb in the Houston Livestock Stock Show & Rodeo. Spradlin was in Austin for 4-H Day at the Capitol. He serves on the 4-H state council as District 8 representative.

  • Local man to face two felony charges March 29, 2015

    David Paul Acosta, 53, of the 4200 block of Tejas Trail, will be facing two felony charges after being arrested March 21 by a Brazos River Authority ranger. Acosta is accused of evading arrest/detention with a vehicle, and driving while intoxicated, third or more, according to Hood County Jail records.

  • Lipan man has two felony charges after arrest March 29, 2015

    Dale Anthony Ansley, 52, of Lipan, is facing a pair of felony charges after being arrested March 20 by Granbury police on Acton Highway, according to Hood County Jail records. Ansley was charged with possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, more than 1 gram/less than 4 grams, and with tampering with physical evidence.

  • Evening wear donated during DAR state conference March 29, 2015

    DAR members collected new and gently-used evening gowns for Cinderella’s Closet at the 116th annual State Conference recently in San Antonio. The lending closet for military spouses and service women is at Joint Base San Antonio. The project was initiated by National and State Chair, National Defense Committee Kathy Hanlon, of Granbury.

  • Benefit to help cancer patients March 29, 2015

    Proceeds from the Country Spirit Jamboree benefit cancer patients and survivors in Hood County.  The 10th annual Country Spirit Jamboree is Saturday, April 10 at Reunion Grounds, 641 Reunion Court. Doors open at 6 p.m. Individual tickets are $30. A table of 8 is $200. For ticket information call 817-408-5623 or 817-573-3775.

  • Numbers needed April 4 for Hood County Hunger Project March 28, 2015

    A number of groups are getting ready to participate in the Hood County Hunger Project. Barbara Townsend needs a head count. Prior to the food packaging day on April 25, Townsend is looking for an estimate of the monetary donations and list of volunteers who will participate. Numbers are needed by April 4. Groups are asked to email [email protected] or call her at 817-559-0435.

  • Road work planned March 28, 2015

    The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will begin an HMA overlay project on U.S. 377 East on Monday, April 6 – weather permitting. According to county Road Operations Director Donald Linney, the work will be just west of Acton Highway (in front of Black’s Pawn Shop) and will go to M&M Ranch Road/Fall Creek Highway (FM 167 South). The roadwork will span 4.169 miles and, depending on the weather, will be finished May 1, Linney said.

  • Community egg hunt Saturday, March 28 at City Park March 28, 2015

    The Community-Wide Easter Egg Hunt is planned Saturday, March 28 with the whole family in mind. The fun begins at 11 a.m. and continues through 2 p.m. Saturday, March 28 at Granbury City Park, 1218 W. Pearl St. Register for door prizes. Free food, games and entertainment are planned in addition to the hunting of eggs. Door prizes will be given for the “winning” eggs.

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