• On to round two

    IMG_0771Granbury Pirates celebrate their first score in the first round of the Class 5A Region I bidistrict soccer match Thursday at Farrington Field. Granbury defeated Fort Worth O.D. Wyatt 2-0. Mary Vinson/Hood County News

  • Mattress Firm opens Friday March 27, 2015

    The new Mattress Firm store at US 377 and Highway 4 will open to the public on Friday (March 27), according to Granbury Community Development Director Scott Sopchak.

  • Generations: Fashion Fun For Everyone on April 2 March 27, 2015

    Style show organizers anticipate another big crowd for the Lake Granbury Newcomers Club show at Pecan Plantation Country Club on Thursday, April 2. The Generations style show will feature grandmothers, mothers, daughters and grandchildren. The style show is $13 and includes the luncheon. Make reservations by noon March 30.

  • Granbury man charged in felony marijuana case March 26, 2015

    Brandon Dakota Clowers, 19, of the 1400 block of Walters Drive in Granbury, will face a felony count of possession of marijuana, more than 4 ounces/less than 5 pounds, after being arrested March 19 at his residence by a Granbury police officer.

  • Prints of Code Talker painting available to support Veterans Museum March 26, 2015

    Prints of an original painting of Navajo Code Talkers by artist Doug Prine of Nemo are available for $100, and proceeds benefit the U.S. Veterans Museum of Granbury. The painting went for $2,100 in an auction Saturday in Glen Rose during a banquet and program that featured two Navajo Code Talkers. Tom Green, the museum’s curator, said Thursday afternoon that seven prints have been sold so far. To order a print of Prine’s Code Talker painting, call the Veterans Museum at 817-578-3288, or Prine at 817-357-0653.

  • Kroger Marketplace nearing completion March 26, 2015

    The new Kroger Marketplace at US 377 and Highway 4 is just a few weeks from completion. According to store manager Diann Lewis, the grand opening will be May 1.

  • Lance McLean Memorial Highway bill passes committee March 26, 2015

    Senate Bill 671 – a bill to rename a portion of Loop 567 after Sheriff’s Deputy Sgt. Lance McLean, who was killed in the line of duty – has passed committee, according to State Sen. Brian Birdwell (R-Granbury). Birdwell and State Rep. Jim Keffer (R-Eastland) have joined together in the effort to honor the slain deputy.

  • Granbury man charged with felony drug count March 25, 2015

    Richard Todd Hammond, 39, of the 3600 block of Pecan Arbor Court in the Wildwood East subdivision, is facing a felony count of manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, more than 4 grams/less than 200 grams, after being arrested March 19 by a Granbury Police officer, according to Hood County Jail records.

  • Alcohol sting catches four clerks selling to minors March 25, 2015

    In an alcohol sting last Saturday, four of 31 local store clerks sold alcohol to minors in the surprise event staged with Hood County Sheriff’s Office deputies working with Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC), officials said. One 48-year-old female was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor count of furnishing alcohol to a minor. The other three clerks are eligible for the TABC’s education program and, if completed, their misdemeanor charges will be dropped.

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