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  • Yum, yum eat it up

    Kinsley Barbee, 22 months, enjoys a hearty breakfast Thursday morning at a popular Granbury eatery. Mary Vinson/Hood County News…


  • Donation will fund new brush truck and more August 28, 2015

    A $50,000 donation to the county from the Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant will fund a new brush truck, repairs to Tolar’s brush truck and software upgrades for emergency dispatch. The Commissioners Court approved Emergency Management Coordinator Ray Wilson’s request to use the money for those purposes at its regular meeting this week.…

  • GHS to keep parents informed August 28, 2015

    Granbury High School is launching a Pirate Parent Academy. Sessions will be held over several months. Meetings will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. “The program will deliver basic school information as well as specialty topics, including college applications, cyber safety and drug awareness,” GHS Assistant Principal Amanda Burruel said. …

  • Unemployment rate is low in Hood County August 28, 2015

    July’s unemployment rate in Hood County was 4.6 percent. That’s down from 5.3 percent last July.…

  • Look at all the quilts Sept. 18-19 August 28, 2015

    Granbury Quilters Guild Show is a judged show to display the talents of Granbury members. The show takes place Sept. 18-19 at the Somervell County Expo, 202 Bo Gibbs Blvd., Highway 67 in Glen Rose. Contact Lucy Esposito at 817-579-9614 for more information. Tickets for the Donation Quilt are $1 or $5 for six.…

  • Military suicide awareness march to conclude here Sunday August 27, 2015

    A “Suck it Up” ruck sack march set to start Friday at the grave of fallen Green Beret Sgt. 1st Class Riley Stephens of Tolar is scheduled to conclude about 2 or 3 p.m. Sunday (Aug. 30) at Hood County’s VFW Post 7835. It’s to bring attention to suicides among current and former military members. …

  • Ways set up to donate to family of five that lost home to fire August 27, 2015

    There are now two ways set up for those who would like to donate money to help Randall and Chrissy Cain and their three children (ages 1, 3 and 9), whose home southwest of Tolar was destroyed by fire Monday afternoon, according to Tolar Elementary School Principal Kristen Carey. There’s an account for the Cains at First National Bank in Tolar.…

  • Grounded? August 27, 2015

    The city’s Public Television Channel Advisory Board has researched the feasibility of purchasing a drone to film such things as football games and parades. But where the government is concerned, nothing is ever easy. Details about the drone challenges will be in the Saturday (Aug. 29) issue of the HCN.…

  • Break out the tropical attire for this benefit August 27, 2015

    VFW Post 7835 is hosting a pig roast and luau Saturday, Aug. 29. Activities begin with the pig roast from 6-8 p.m. Dancing to the CB Sutton and the Outcasts band is planned until midnight. Proceeds will given to the VFW National Home, Texas House. Tickets are $13. For information, call Jerri at 817-559-1036.…


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