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  • The heat is on

    Joey Lopez and others who work outdoors will have more sizzling hot weather to contend with. The workweek forecast calls for sunny skies with daytime highs hovering at the century mark. Mary Vinson/Hood County News…


  • Three from Granbury are part of DAR Continental Congress July 28, 2015

    The Daughters of the American Revolution were 3,500 strong at the annual Continental Congress, June 24-28, in Washington , D.C. Three members attending from the local Elizabeth Crockett Chapter include Marcy Carter-Lovick, of Granbury, Texas State Organizing Secretary; Kathy Hanlon, of Granbury, National Chair, National Defense Committee; and Delores Goodall, a member of the Granbury chapter.…

  • Meeting Tuesday on Cresson bypass July 27, 2015

    The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will hold a public,  come-and-go meeting from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday (July 28) to get citizen input on two options to bypass the railroad crossing at US Highway 377 and State Highway 171. Cresson Mayor Bob Cornett fears that Option 2 – a through-town bridge that would go over downtown businesses – would virtually destroy the Cresson economy, and force property taxes to make up for lost sales tax revenues.…

  • Stabbing victim out of hospital July 27, 2015

    Angel Isaiah Hernandez, 23, of Oak Trail Shores, a victim of a stabbing last Thursday night, has returned home after being released from John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, according to a hospital spokesperson. Hernandez was flown by air ambulance from Thorp Spring to the Fort Worth hospital. Luis Enrique Jaramillo, also 23, was arrested in connection with the stabbing and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to Sheriff’s Office Lieutenant Johnny Rose.…

  • Mobly files for council seat July 27, 2015

    A second candidate has filed for the Place 5 seat on the Granbury City Council being vacated by Laurel Pirkle. Edward Jones Financial Advisor Tony Mobly filed a few hours after John A. Grace Monday. Mobly serves on the board of Ruth’s Place, the Hood County YMCA, Leadership Granbury and GranScary, which benefits Hood County United Way partner agencies.…

  • Smoother ride planned for Pearl July 27, 2015

    Traffic will be reduced to one lane during overlay work on East Pearl Street near City Beach east to the 377/Pearl St. split. Work is expected to start today (Monday) and be finished by Thursday night.…

  • McLean Memorial Highway approved; TxDOT funding needed July 27, 2015

    The Texas Legislature has passed a bill to approve naming of Loop 567 in honor of slain Hood County Sheriff’s Office deputy Lance McLean, Sheriff Roger Deeds said. In order to purchase and post the necessary signs, $3,450 must be raised to pay TxDOT, he added. Donations to the effort will go through the Lance McLean Memorial Foundation.…

  • Grace files for Granbury City Council July 27, 2015

    John A. Grace, chair of the Granbury Charter Review Commission, has filed for the Place 5 seat on the Granbury City Council, which is being vacated by longtime council member Laurel Pirkle. Grace is a former Colleyville City Council member and was mayor pro tem there for three years. He also was president of the Colleyville Economic Development Corporation.…

  • Auxiliary donates to Brazos Pregnancy Center July 27, 2015

    The Lake Granbury Medical Center Auxiliary recently donated $1,000 to the Brazos Pregnancy Center. Kim Irwin, of BPC, said the money will be used to buy baby items for new mothers who participate in parenting classes. The auxiliary donates a total of  $25,000 each year to various charitable causes.…


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