• Project Graduation 5K

    IMG_1974Runners pause for the “Star-Spangled Banner” as the 13th Annual Granbury High School Project Graduation 5K race gets underway Saturday morning at the YMCA. Mary Vinson/Hood County News

  • Pecan Players returning with melodrama May 5, 2015

    After tremendous success with “Train to Danger” presented by the Pecan Players in 2013, a sequel show is coming. May 15 and 16 will find actors on the stage at 7:30 p.m., and May 17 brings a 2 p.m. matinee. “Hidden Gulch Hi-Jinx” features Ray and Mary Scott, Ron and Carol Cotton, Lorraine McKaye and Monte Lewis in an old- fashioned melodrama. Call 817-573-2641 to reserve a spot.

  • Bible reading comes to close Thursday May 5, 2015

    Four-year-olds, those from out-of-state and some with a British accent have all participated in the Bible Reading Marathon at the gazebo on the square. The Bible reading marathon will end Thursday, May 7 with Judge Ralph Walton scheduled to complete the reading at noon.


  • Man faces felony firearm, drug charges after stop May 4, 2015

    Gregory Wayne Copeland, 31, of the 3100 block of Shady Grove Circle, was arrested in an April 24 traffic stop and charged with a felony count of having prohibited weapons as well as a felony drug offense for having more than 1 gram of methamphetamine, Deputy Chief Alan Hines of the Granbury Police said. Passenger Heather Marie Steele, 28, is also charged with that felony drug count, Hines said.

  • Granbury man, Fort Worth woman arrested in felony drug case May 4, 2015

    Wallace Allen McIntyre, 61, of the 4000 block of Highway 377 East in Granbury, and 26-year-old Fort Worth resident Sandra Rochelle Webb were arrested during an April 22 traffic stop and charged with a felony count of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), Penalty Group 1, more than 1 gram/less than 4 grams, Granbury Police Deputy Chief Alan Hines said.

  • Opera Guild bringing Elvis program to town May 4, 2015

    Elvis, featuring tribute artist Kraig Parker, will be presented by the Granbury Opera Guild on May 21. The program will be at the Granbury Resort Conference Center, 621 E. Pearl St. Doors open at 6 p.m. and Elvis will be “in the building” at 7. A cash bar will be available, as well as a silent auction. Tickets are $25, or $50 for VIP. Call 817-736-5845.

  • Teachers “make a difference” May 3, 2015

    Teachers will be in the spotlight this week during Teacher Appreciation Week. “Granbury ISD has teachers who work hard, teach with skill and make a difference,” Granbury School Board member Nancy Alana Tweeted. “You’re the best!”

  • Nellie Robertson marker dedication set in June May 3, 2015

    Granbury’s Nellie Gray Robertson, who in 1918 became the first female county attorney in Texas history, will have a historical marker dedicated on June 20 at the Hood County Courthouse on the square. The event will feature local and state elected officials, and entertainment from The Judge and the Jury.

  • DPS posts impressive numbers in border operation May 3, 2015

    The Texas Legislature directed the Department of Public Safety to conduct a multiagency surge operation in the Rio Grande Valley, which began on June 23, 2014. So far the effort has stopped 349,216 pounds of marijuana, 737 pounds of cocaine, 642 pounds of methamphetamine and 33 pounds of heroin from entering Texas. The total value of the contraband is almost $2.25 million.

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