Updates

  • Pirates open against Azle

    Granbury Pirates hit Johnny Perkins Field for their football season opener against Azle Friday night at Pirate Stadium. Mary Vinson/Hood County News…


  • Citizens can review, comment on proposed policies for library August 29, 2015

    The Commissioners Court tabled until Sept. 22 a vote on policies for the Hood County Library, which became the center of a controversy last month when citizens complained about two books for children that promote tolerance for alternative lifestyles. The way it stands now, most of the policies will remain unchanged, but there are a few changes proposed by the Library Advisory Board and Library Director Courtney Kincaid.…

  • Frisco man sentenced after conviction on delivery of meth August 28, 2015

    Todd Howard Bart, 34, of Frisco, on Tuesday was sentenced in 355th District Court to 30 years in prison after being found guilty of possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, District Attorney Rob Christian said. Authorities received information that Bart was bringing more than 40 grams of meth to another drug dealer in Hood County, Christian said, setting the stage for the arrest in July 2014 near Cresson.…

  • GPD: Case of boy in locked vehicle may go to grand jury August 28, 2015

    In the case of the 2-year-old boy who was rescued after he was left in a locked vehicle by his father last Sunday evening in the Walmart parking lot, the information learned during the investigation by the Granbury Police may go to the grand jury, Deputy Chief Alan Hines told the 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. …


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