• Warm autumn days

    As viewed at the Granbury City Beach, these folks enjoyed a walk along the shoreline on a recent sunny afternoon. The weekend forecast calls for partly cloudy skies and above average temperatures. Mary Vinson/ Hood County News


  • Citizen Participation slated for upcoming City Council meeting November 28, 2014

    What used to be called “Open Mic” night is now called “Citizen Participation” at the suggestion of Granbury Mayor Nin Hulett. The once-a-month opportunity for citizens to address the council for up to three minutes on any topic comes around again on Tuesday, Dec. 2, at the start of the regular City Council meeting. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. in council chambers at Granbury City Hall, 116 W. Bridge St.

  • Historic properties open to public during Granbury – A Candlelight Tour November 28, 2014

    The spirit of Christmas past returns to Granbury Dec. 5 and 6 with the 31st annual “Granbury – A Candlelight Tour.” The event begins at 5 p.m. Friday and ends at 9 Saturday night. Set in the historic district around the square, the event features historic homes and public buildings decorated for Christmas and open for public tours. Carriage rides, Christmas carols and treats are part of the event. Ticket reservations before Nov. 30 sell for $20. Tickets purchased after the pre-sale will be $25.

  • Pecan man facing sexual assault on a child charge November 28, 2014

    Larry Clay Grasty Jr., 22, of the 7700 block of Ravenswood Road, Pecan Plantation, was arrested on Nov. 26 and charged with felony aggravated sexual assault with a child, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

  • Burleson man facing felony theft charge November 27, 2014

    Todd Alan Cummings, 45, of Burleson, was arrested on Nov. 19 and charged with felony theft greater than $20,000/less than $100,000, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

  • Night of Lights parade Friday, Nov. 28 November 27, 2014

    Churches, organizations and businesses will participate in the annual Christmas parade Friday, Nov. 28, with lighted entries celebrating the birth of Jesus and the Christmas story. “Those Who Have Walked in Darkness Have Seen a Great Light” is the theme for this year’s Night of Lights parade on the square. Sean Mitchell and the Big City Music Revue will present a free Christmas concert outdoors at 6 p.m. prior to the Night of Lights Christmas Parade at 7 p.m. For information, contact Pannell at 817-308-7427, or [email protected]

  • City, county offices closed for Thanksgiving holiday November 27, 2014

    City and county offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 27-28, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

  • Work to start on rec center November 27, 2014

    On Friday, Dec. 5, dirt will finally fly at the site of the $10 million recreation center that will be owned by the county, but staffed and operated by the local YMCA. County Commissioner Steve Berry said that Alva Cox, Granbury’s public works director, is allowing dirt to be moved even though matters pertaining to the rec center are scheduled to go before the Planning and Zoning Commission on Dec. 15 and the City Council on Jan. 6.

  • Holiday classic coming to stage November 27, 2014

    The Granbury Theatre Company will present the Christmas classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” beginning Friday, Nov. 28 at the Opera House. The opening night performance of this show has been pushed back to 8 p.m., in order to avoid a conflict with the Night of Lights Christmas Parade. Thereafter, shows will be on Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m., Saturday afternoons at 3:30 p.m., and Sunday afternoons at 2 p.m. The final performance will be Dec. 23.

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