- Fun for all
Folks attending Saturday’s Project 44 Fundraiser a good time and great weather. Activities included tours, produce tasting, music, tree house tours and magic tricks. Mary Vinson/Hood County News
- GHS grads seek school board post October 19, 2014
Two Granbury High School graduates are seeking the Granbury School Board post being vacated by retiring Don Walton. Early voting starts Monday in the Nov. 4 election. Virg A. Thomas and Chris Tackett are competing for the spot. Thomas, 41, a 1991 GHS grad, is a former peace officer and now an administrator-in-training at Glen Rose Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Tackett, 43, a 1989 GHS grad, is senior human resources manager at the Comanche Peak nuclear plant.
- Council to address board vacancies October 19, 2014
Several city boards have vacant chairs. At its regular meeting Tuesday night (Oct. 21), the Granbury City Council will consider appointments to fill vacancies on the Cemetery Board, Granbury Parks Board, the Public Television Channel Advisory Board, the Tourism Advisory Board and the Zoning Board of Adjustments.
- Granbury man charged with felony theft October 18, 2014
Douglas Albert Burris Jr., 50, of the 15000 block of Mitchell Bend Court, Granbury, was arrested on Oct. 11 and charged with theft less than $1,500, 2 or more previous convictions, according to Hood County Jail booking records.
- Glen Rose man faces multiple charges October 18, 2014
Michael Eugene Brewer, 51, of Glen Rose, was arrested on Oct. 8 and charged with possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram; manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, greater than 1 gram, less than 4 grams; and tampering/fabricating physical evidence, according to Hood County Jail booking records.
- City to interview search firm for new city manager October 18, 2014
The Granbury City Council is set to interview a search firm as the elected officials began their search for a new city manager. Wayne McKethan, the current city manager, is retiring. His contract expires at the end of January, but the council extended the contract by three months.
- Wind prevents balloon rides October 17, 2014
The organizers of Balloons in Granbury said they regret that wind conditions prevented many ticket holders from taking tethered rides Friday evening. The tickets will be honored Saturday evening, weather permitting, they said.
- Parking restrictions may be coming for North Meadows Drive October 17, 2014
North Meadows Drive may soon have “no parking” and “residential parking only” zones. The Granbury City Council will consider authorizing the city manager to install the signage when the council has its regular meeting Tuesday night (Oct. 21).
- Andrews included in ‘Texas Sports Legends’ exhibit at State Fair October 17, 2014
Leta Andrews, the legendary former Granbury girls basketball coach, is among those featured in the “Texas Sports Legends” exhibit on display in Dallas at the State Fair of Texas, through this Sunday (Oct. 19). The exhibit, in cooperation with the Texas Sports Hall of Fame, is in the Hall of State at Fair Park. Among the others featured in the Texas Sports Legends exhibit are Tom Landry, Troy Aikman, Nolan Ryan, Doak Walker, Carl Lewis, Joe Green, George Foreman, Roger Clemens, Rolando Blackman, Clyde Drexler, Ben Crenshaw, Mike Modano and Mia Hamm.
- GHS boys place fifth in Glen Rose Invitational
- NCTA tops Victory Life for second district win
- Cornerstone whips Weatherford Christian for Homecoming win
- Lady Pirates defeat Joshua in volleyball
- Pirates grab first win of season, downing Joshua, 33-2