• Drum line keeping time

    The GHS Pirate Marching Band drum line looked mighty fine in their dress uniforms during last week’s halftime performance at Elk Stadium. Mary Vinson/Hood County News


  • Cresson festival set for Oct. 25 October 1, 2014

    The 2014 Cresson Fall Festival will be held Saturday, Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Historic Cresson School. The schedule includes children’s activities, live entertainment, auctions, country store and bakery. There will also be a grand reopening of the Cresson Heritage Museum.

  • Fresh food offered Friday October 1, 2014

    The Monthly Community Pantry will be at the Granbury First United Methodist Church (FUMC) distribution site Friday, Oct. 3, from 9-11 a.m. Fresh food distribution through the Tarrant Area Food Bank takes place on the first Friday each month at Granbury FUMC, 301 Loop 567.

  • Mission man charged with assault of a public servant September 30, 2014

    Augustin Tovar Jr., 17, of Mission, Texas, was arrested on Sept. 23 and charged with felony assault of a public servant, according to Hood County Jail records.

  • Dieterichs presents marketing plan to Tourism Board September 30, 2014

    Steve Dieterichs, Granbury’s marketing and communications director, on Monday presented his marketing plan to the Tourism Advisory Board (TAB) – long distance. Dieterichs was in Galveston for a summit sponsored by the Texas Travel Association, but connected with the TAB through GoToMeeting, a web-hosted video conferencing service. Dieterichs is to present the marketing plan to the City Council at its regular meeting Tuesday night, Oct. 7. The eagerly anticipated marketing plan and ways to revive tourism have been of strong interest to the City Council.

  • Outdoor movie planned in Pecan September 30, 2014

    “The Amazing Spider Man 2″ will be shown Oct. 4 in the parking lot at at the Pecan Activities Center. The show starts at 7:15 p.m. Residents are welcome to bring lawn chairs or enjoy the movie from golf carts.

  • Fun gathering enjoyed by Marines September 30, 2014

    The 55th reunion of U.S. Marines and their wives was recently hosted by Bob and Maryann Williams of Pecan Plantation. The gathering took place at American Legion Post 491 and LaQuinta Inn on Sept. 12-13. These Marines were stationed at M.A.R.T.D (Marine Corp Reserve Training Depot) N.A.S.(Naval Air Station) Dallas between 1959 and 1964.

  • Golf cart accident victim was 33-year-old woman September 29, 2014

    A 33-year-0ld woman died after the golf cart she was driving hit a brick mailbox Monday afternoon on Flight Plan Road in Pecan Plantation. The driver, Kendal Kucholtz, was ejected and the mailbox fell on her, Sheriff Roger Deeds said. Kucholtz lived on Airpark in Pecan.

  • Golf cart crashes; female dies September 29, 2014

    The scene of a fatal accident involving a golf cart Monday afternoon is at the bottom of a hill on Flight Plan road near Bellechase in Pecan Plantation. A female died, according to a witness. The victim was underneath a brick or rock mailbox after the crash, the witness indicated.

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