Updates

  • Biker Bash is back

    The Labor Day weekend Biker Bash Texas Christian motorcycle rally is back on the Granbury square. The event features vendors, games, inspirational speakers and faith-based bands. Mary Vinson/Hood County News

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  • “Step right up!” September 2, 2014

    What better way to celebrate the coming fall than with a carnival? The Granbury City Council will vote tonight (Tuesday, Sept. 2) on whether to allow a carnival on a 6.5-acre triangle of property by Lake Granbury Medical Center from Sept. 19-28. The proposed attraction is sponsored by the Granbury Historic Merchants Association (HGMA). The carnival company has put on popular carnivals in Graham for 30 years. City staff is recommending approval.

  • That’s my spot September 2, 2014

    The holiday weekend went smoothly, with Granbury police handling minor incidents, according to Deputy Chief Alan Hines. One of those incidents was parking problems at the courthouse, where cars were parked where vendors for the Biker Bash needed to set up their booths. The owners were located and they moved their vehicles, Hines said.

  • Granbury man charged with injury to a child, reckless behavior September 2, 2014

    Shane Zackery Huckabee, 37, of the 2800 block of Pinoak Street in Granbury, was arrested on Aug. 26 for felony injury to a child, reckless behavior, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

  • Republicans plan block walk September 2, 2014

    The Republican Party of Hood County is working with Jon Lukacher, field representative for Texans for Greg Abbott, to do a block walk Saturday (Sept. 6) to identify supporters of  Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. Recent polls show that Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis has narrowed the gap between her and Abbott to about 8 percent in the race for Texas governor. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 4.

  • Groups that help veterans join Gartman House Project September 1, 2014

    The Mission Continues and Team Rubicon, groups that provide labor for programs to assist veterans, have joined forces with VFW Post 7835, employees at Home Depot and others to build a home in Oak Trail Shores for newly widowed Amy Gartman and her teenage daughter. Shadow Gartman, who recently died of cancer, was a veteran. Brad Smith of Smith Construction Company was among those who spearheaded the effort to turn an empty shell “cabinette” into a home as the Gartmans faced foreclosure on their 11-acre property.

  • Granbury man charged with felony drug offense September 1, 2014

    Ethan Lee Grubbs, 20, of the 900 block of Paluxy Road, was arrested Aug. 22 and charged with manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance penalty Group 1, greater than 4 grams, less than 200 grams, according to Hood County Jail booking records.

  • Barn burgled in Lipan September 1, 2014

    Sometime between Aug. 7 and Aug. 13, someone broke into a barn on Boswell Court in Lipan. Several items were stolen including a tool box full of hand tools and a stand up air compressor. If you have information on this crime, call 817-573-TIPS, text Tip129 plus your message to 274637 or go online to hoodcountycrimestoppers.com.

  • Vendors invited to Pecan’s craft fair September 1, 2014

    Calling all area artisans and craftsmen: The Pecan Plantation Volunteer Fire Department & Emergency Medical Services Auxiliary is seeking vendors to rent spaces at its annual Pecan Arts & Crafts Fair. The event is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Pecan Activities Center (PAC) gymnasium. Artists and crafters interested in participating are urged to sign up by calling Judy Hankins at 830-832-3391.

     

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