• Love for Lunch

    IMG_7366Brawner fourth-grader Kimberly Revilla (from left) enjoyed lasts week’s Lunch With Loved Ones event with her grandmother Carol Villa and sister Khloe Revilla. Mary Vinson/Hood County News

  • Newcomers Club installing new officers April 29, 2016

    Officers will be installed at the Lake Granbury Newcomers Club luncheon meeting Thursday, May 5 at deCordova Clubhouse. Meeting is from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Reservations are due Monday by email to [email protected] or by calling reservation line phone number, 817-243-9831.

  • Don’t trash your septic system April 29, 2016

    What you put into your septic system greatly affects its ability to do its job. As a general rule of thumb, do not dispose of anything in your septic system that can just as easily be put in the trash. Your system is not designed to be a garbage can.

  • Clean-up planned for eyesore house? April 28, 2016

    A commercial dumpster has appeared at 300 Tahiti Dr. by the lake bridge, indicating that perhaps a clean-up of the eyesore canal property may soon be in the works. The house, which was once a showplace on a canal, has been in a state of deterioration for several years. In five years’ time, its value fell by almost $100,000.

  • Granbury Wine Walk is Friday and Saturday April 28, 2016

    The seventh annual Granbury Wine Walk takes place from 2-8 p.m.Friday and 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday on and near the square. Wine tastings, live music and wine-related vendors are included in the fun.Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at www.granburywinewalk.com or at the event.

  • Building permits include a retailer, eatery and dialysis clinic April 28, 2016

    Granbury issued 19 building permits for the month of February totaling $1.6 million. Two commercial permits include Rue 21 and Firehouse Subs. In March, the city had 23 building permits totaling $3.6 million. A commercial construction permit was issued for the Dialysis Clinic.

  • Dooley convicted of capital murder April 27, 2016

    In video: Convicted murderer Tommy George Dooley is escorted out of the courtroom in handcuffs Wednesday at the 355th Judicial District Court in Granbury, Texas.

    Tommy George  Dooley will spend the remainder of his life behind bars with no chance at parole after a jury found him guilty of capital murder Wednesday. The convicted murderer gunned down his wife, LaVera Aiken Dooley, in the driveway of their Pecan Plantation home last year as she called 911 from her car during a domestic dispute. After listening to testimony in the trial which began Tuesday, it took the jury less than two hours of deliberation to convict Dooley. Judge Ralph Walton presided over the case at the 355th Judicial District Court in Granbury.

  • City to start spraying for mosquitoes April 27, 2016

    The city may start spraying for mosquitoes on Thursday (April 28), weather permitting. Spraying will be conducted as often as twice weekly, between the hours of 8 p.m. and 12:30 a.m., according to Assistant City Manager Sheri Campbell-Husband.

  • Celebrate with Joseph’s Locker April 27, 2016

    Joseph’s Locker will mark 25 years of service in Hood County with a hotdog cookout and games on Saturday, May 7 from 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    The event takes place at a vacant lot at 1000 N. Houston St. near Gallagher Granite & Monuments. The lot was donated to Joseph’s Locker several years ago. With the 25th anniversary celebration, Joseph’s Locker begins a fund drive to expand the community outreach in Hood County.

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