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  • Right on time

    The Granbury High School Pirate marching band horn section keeps perfect time during last week’s halftime performance in Corsicana. Mary Vinson/Hood County News


  • Crime Stoppers seek tips in rash of vehicle burglaries September 16, 2014

    The Hood County Sheriff’s Office needs help solving several recent motor vehicle burglaries. The burglaries took place in deCordova Bend Estates, Pecan Plantation and Stoney Creek during the evening, according to the Sheriff’s Office. If you have information on these crimes, call 817-573-TIPS, text Tip129 plus your message to 274637 or go online to Upon arrest and indictment, tipsters could receive up to a $1,000 reward.

  • School to pave parking area near baseball field September 16, 2014

    The parking lot near the Granbury High School Tidwell Field baseball complex will be paved to allow for additional student parking during bond construction at the high school this school year, the school board approved Monday night. The new parking area will also be available for future use.

  • Make appointment for free car seat check September 16, 2014

    Free inspections of children’s car safety seats are available by appointment between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 at the County Extension Office. Call 817-579-3280. The office is at Hood County Annex 1, 1410 Pearl St.

  • Briggs Berry’s celebration of life available online September 16, 2014

    Briggs Berry’s celebration of life service will stream live at Lakeside Baptist Church’s website at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 10 a.m. The service will be available for viewing until Saturday, Sept. 20. Watch a preview to the service with photos.

  • Commissioner Berry to speak at Tea Party meeting September 16, 2014

    Precinct 4 Commissioner Steve Berry will be the guest speaker for next week’s monthly meeting of the Hood County Tea Party. He will explain the workings of the Hood County Commissioners Court. The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at American Town Hall, 220 N. Travis St.

  • Party on the Peak coming Saturday, Sept. 27 September 16, 2014

    You can get an exclusive look at a larger than life piece of Texas art when you attend Preserve Granbury’s sixth annual Party on the Peak Saturday evening, Sept. 27. Guided tours of the peak begin at 5 p.m. The event includes a cowboy-style dinner, dancing and silent and live auction. Proceeds benefit Presevere Granbury. Reservations are $100 each, and can be purchased online at or through the mail by sending a check and the names of those attending to Preserve Granbury, PO Box 1181, Granbury, 76048. Please include your email and phone number with your reservation. For tickets by phone, contact Cindy Peters, chairperson of the event, 817-291-0382 or [email protected] , or Dee Gormley, 817-279-3906 or [email protected]


  • Wide range of activities for Lipan 4-H September 15, 2014

    County Agent Marty Vahlenkamp encouraged all 4-H members to set a personal goal for this year at the groups first meeting of the year. The first Lipan 4-H activity for the year will be the “Fall Pumpkin Patch” fundraiser. On Saturday, Oct. 4 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., the club will be selling pumpkins at the Community Center.

  • All GISD athletic events cancelled Tuesday September 14, 2014

    All Granbury school district athletic events are cancelled Tuesday because of senior Briggs Berry’s funeral service that day at 10 a.m. at Lakeside Baptist.

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