• 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


  • 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.

  • Granbury man faces felony drug charge January 27, 2015

    Jeffrey Clayton Nelson, 44, of the 100 block of West Rucker Street, Granbury, was arrested on Jan. 15 and charged with felony manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, more than 1 gram/less than 4 grams, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

  • Dunkin Donuts construction leads building permits January 27, 2015

    Coming in at $1 million, Dunkin Donuts tops the list of building permits issued in Granbury during the month of December. With 18 permits, the total value was $3,059,877.


  • Montego Bay man charged with felony drug offense January 27, 2015

    Jimmy Joe McGlothlin, 48, of the 4500 block of Christy Drive in Montego Bay, Granbury, was arrested on Jan. 19 and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

  • Birdwell files legislation to allow handguns at college January 26, 2015

    Sen. Brian Birdwell (R-Granbury) has filed legislation to allow students and staff with a concealed handgun license to carry firearms on college campuses. “The affirmation of these citizens’ rights to self-defense is long overdue,” Birdwell said.

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