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  • High flying fun

    Kids at Friday’s basketball games in Lipan lined on the court for a fun-filled paper airplane competition. Mary Vinson/Hood County News

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  • NWS warns of high fire danger today February 10, 2016

    The National Weather Service is warning that Hood County and surrounding areas will have elevated fire weather conditions this afternoon (Wednesday, Feb. 10) because of windy conditions and low humidity, Emergency Management Coordinator Ray Wilson said. Winds will be 10-20 mph, with only 15 percent to 25 percent humidity. Use caution with any outdoor activities that could spark a fire, such as welding or outdoor grilling.…

  • Texas cities among friendliest to small business February 10, 2016

    The Texas environment for would-be entrepreneurs ranks among the nation’s best for business friendliness, according to a study in the latest edition of “Fiscal Notes,” a monthly publication from the state comptroller’s office. …

  • Artist of the Month announced in Pecan February 10, 2016

    Yvonne Sailers was named Artist of the Month by the Pecan Plantation Art Guild. Also being lauded for excellent work are Jo Shaffer, Connie, Gilmore, Kathy Yoders and Barbara Brown. These folks have art displayed at the Pecan clubhouse, the Pecan Activities Center (PAC), and at various businesses in Pecan Village.…

  • Spring cleaning around the corner February 9, 2016

    The Commissioners Court has approved a request by Project 44 Farm for five vouchers to be used at the Citizens Collections Station. Project 44 volunteers are planning a spring clean-up, according to Commissioner Steve Berry and Environmental Health Director James McAusland.…

  • Granbury woman uninjured in Monday crash February 9, 2016

    Rebecca Dawson, 55, of Granbury, escaped serious injury late Monday afternoon when the Lexus SUV she was driving on Highway 377 east of Rock Crusher Hill between Granbury and Cresson left the roadway and came to rest in a ravine, according to the DPS. She told the trooper the crash occurred as she began to change lanes but realized another vehicle was there, then over-corrected.…

  • In Wednesday’s Hood County News February 9, 2016

    –State representative candidates Kevin Downing and Mike Lang agree on most things, but not all.
    –A man with a handgun robs Cresson store. He is still on the loose.
    –A woman and three children escape serious injuries from a rollover on Tin Top Highway.
    –Granbury School Board President Micky Shearon and his wife Beth were treated and released from Lake Granbury Medical Center after a car crash.…

  • School board president, wife had minor injuries February 9, 2016

    Granbury School Board President Micky Shearon and his wife, Beth, and others were treated at Lake Granbury Medical Center after a three-vehicle accident Friday night in front of McDonald’s on Highway 377 East in Granbury. Shearon said none of the injuries were major, and he and his wife were released a few hours later.…

  • Lions hear from World War II veteran February 9, 2016

    World War II Marine Sgt. Bill Schott related his story of survival on the island of Iwo Jima during a recent meeting of the Granbury Lions Club at Spring Creek Barbecue.…


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