• Pirate season opener

    The Granbury Pirates lost their season football opener 69-7 against the Azle Hornets Friday night at Hornet Stadium. Mary Vinson /Hood County News


  • Azle defeats Granbury in football season opener August 29, 2014

    The Azle Hornets built a 34-7 halftime lead over the Granbury Pirates, and went on to a 69-7 victory Friday night at Hornet Field in Azle in the season opener for both teams. Granbury’s only touchdown came on Brendan King’s 77-yard run with 5:11 left in the first quarter, which tied the game at 7. Granbury’s next game will be at home on Friday, Sept. 5 against Denton High, starting at 7:30 p.m.

  • Lawn items, antiques stolen in OTS August 29, 2014

    Sometime between July 28 and Aug. 1, someone broke into a building in the 4900 block of Peachtree Circle in Oak Trail Shores. Various lawn items and antiques were stolen. If you have information on this crime, call 817-573-TIPS, text Tip129 plus your message to 274637 or go online to hoodcountycrimestoppers.com.

  • Native habitats: Beyond asthetic value August 29, 2014

    Praire Rose Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas, which includes Hood County, is presenting a program on how native habitats are important beyond aesthetic value on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Somervell County Citizens Center, 209 S.W. Barnard St. in Glen Rose.

  • Structure fire in Rock Harbor contained August 29, 2014

    Fire departments from Indian Harbor, Granbury, Pecan Plantation and the Hood County Fire Marshall’s Office were called to a structure fire Friday afternoon on the 400 block of Onyx Drive in Rock Harbor, according to Fire Marshall Ray Wilson. Wilson said the cause of the fire was a short in an electric hot water heater in the garage. The fire was contained. No one was home.

  • Follow Granbury Pirates in season football opener online August 29, 2014

    The Pirates will play Azle starting at 7:30 tonight at Hornet Stadium in Azle in a nondistrict football contest to open the 2014 season. Not able to get to the game? Click here to follow the action in a play-by-play blog.

  • Granbury Lanes closing August 29, 2014

    After more than two decades, Granbury Lanes is closing. Owner Maureen Wolfe, who is retiring, will offer free bowling from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday (Aug. 31) before closing the bowling alley’s doors. Granbury Lanes’ 21st birthday would have been Wednesday.

  • Countdown to November elections August 29, 2014

    Next week – on Sept. 5 – voters can apply for a ballot by mail for the Nov. 4 General Election. Hood County Elections Administrator Jenise “Crickett” Miller will accept those applications through Oct. 24. Her office is located at Annex 1, 1410 W. Pearl St. The phone number there is 817-408-2525.

  • Rain, glorious rain! August 29, 2014

    Hood County received some rain this morning, and according to the Weather Channel, there is a 30 to 40 percent chance for more rain this afternoon.

    Rain totals from this morning:

    .99 – Norm Tindel, Cresson
    .43 – Rick Craig, Tolar
    .28 – Roger Enlow, Acton
    .25 – Granbury Airport
    .25 – Gary Marks, Pecan Plantation

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