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  • Off and running

    IMG_8677A huge crowd turned out for Saturday for the Community-Wide Easter Egg Hunt at Granbury City Park. Attendees also enjoyed free food, games and entertainment. Mary Vinson/Hood County News


  • Learn about iris at April 7 seminar March 29, 2015

    Iris, a springtime favorite, will be the focus of Master Gardener-led seminar open to the public Tuesday evening, April 7, at Annex I, 1410 W. Pearl St. The seminar starts at 6:30 p.m. Call 817-579-3280 for reservations.

  • Firefighters rescue dog, extinguish fire Saturday March 29, 2015

    Hood County firefighters put out a fire in the living room of a mobile home Saturday evening in the Sandy Beach subdivision and also saved a dog that was inside, according to Fire Marshal Ray Wilson. The residents were not home, and the small dog reportedly suffered only minor smoke inhalation. The fire was contained to the living room, but there was moderate heat damage throughout the home, Wilson noted.

  • Republican Leadership Conference scheduled March 29, 2015

    According to the Hood County Republican Party, the Heart of Texas Leadership Conference will be held at Hill College in Hillsboro on Saturday, June 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The training will cover election campaign finance, how grassroots can be effective, precinct building, TEA Party principles and more.

  • FFA President Sam Spradlin sees miles and miles of Texas March 29, 2015

    Granbury FFA President Sam Spradlin has been on the road competing in state livestock shows and seeing the state legislative process up close. Spradlin won first place in class 5 of market medium wool lamb in the Houston Livestock Stock Show & Rodeo. Spradlin was in Austin for 4-H Day at the Capitol. He serves on the 4-H state council as District 8 representative.

  • Local man to face two felony charges March 29, 2015

    David Paul Acosta, 53, of the 4200 block of Tejas Trail, will be facing two felony charges after being arrested March 21 by a Brazos River Authority ranger. Acosta is accused of evading arrest/detention with a vehicle, and driving while intoxicated, third or more, according to Hood County Jail records.

  • Lipan man has two felony charges after arrest March 29, 2015

    Dale Anthony Ansley, 52, of Lipan, is facing a pair of felony charges after being arrested March 20 by Granbury police on Acton Highway, according to Hood County Jail records. Ansley was charged with possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, more than 1 gram/less than 4 grams, and with tampering with physical evidence.

  • Evening wear donated during DAR state conference March 29, 2015

    DAR members collected new and gently-used evening gowns for Cinderella’s Closet at the 116th annual State Conference recently in San Antonio. The lending closet for military spouses and service women is at Joint Base San Antonio. The project was initiated by National and State Chair, National Defense Committee Kathy Hanlon, of Granbury.

  • Benefit to help cancer patients March 29, 2015

    Proceeds from the Country Spirit Jamboree benefit cancer patients and survivors in Hood County.  The 10th annual Country Spirit Jamboree is Saturday, April 10 at Reunion Grounds, 641 Reunion Court. Doors open at 6 p.m. Individual tickets are $30. A table of 8 is $200. For ticket information call 817-408-5623 or 817-573-3775.


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