• Windy Wine Walk

    The Granbury Wine Walk began with a bang Friday as a thunderstorm hit the Granbury square. The forecast for Saturday’s Wine Walk participants calls for sunny skies and highs in the upper 80s. Mary Vinson/Hood County NewsIMG_5694

  • Another inch of rain reported last evening in northern Hood County April 25, 2015

    The rain gauge in Laguna Vista recorded an inch of rain in a downpour Friday evening. This morning the lake is up a little more. Lake Granbury is now 5.2 feet low.

  • Last chance to see Rio Brazos Art Exhibition April 25, 2015

    The Rio Brazos Art Exhibition enters its final weekend and will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday – the final day. For the past two weeks the show has featured local, regional and national works at the Langdon Center Concert Hall.

  • Plans underway for summer concert series April 25, 2015

    City CVB Director Steve Dieterichs is scheduled to appear at the regular meeting of the Hood County Commissioners Court Tuesday (April 28) to ask permission to use the courthouse square for the Summer Concerts on the Square series.

  • Western Hills Baptist Church welcomes evangelist Allen Hatch April 25, 2015

    Evangelist Allen Hatch is returning to Western Hills Baptist Church, 507 Western Hills Drive. He will be speaking and singing Sunday, April 26 at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, April 27-29 he will speak at 7 p.m.

  • Sheriff: Tolar man tries to hide meth, gets second felony charge April 25, 2015

    Gabriel Emmanuel Peleberg, 28, of Tolar, was found to have under one gram of methamphetamine by a Sheriff’s Office deputy during a traffic stop on April 19, but also earned a second felony charge when he tried to hide the drug in the patrol car, according to Lieutenant Johnny Rose.

  • Hood County man charged in felony DWI case April 25, 2015

    Jose Manuel Mata-Contreras, 22, of the 500 block of Lake Country Drive in extreme northern Hood County, was arrested April 15 and charged with a felony count of driving while intoxicated with a child under 15, Hood County Jail booking records show.

  • Some minor outages reported in Granbury April 24, 2015

    Granbury Volunteer Fire Department Fire Chief Brent Blackmon said shortly after 8 p.m. that there had been a few minor power outages in the city as the severe thunderstorm rolled through Hood County with hail, heavy rain and extreme straight-line winds early this evening. He added that he believes all of the power has been restored, however.

  • Tolar takes brunt of storm damage; no injuries reported April 24, 2015

    Emegency Management Coordinator Ray Wilson reported no injuries in the wake of the severe thunderstorm that passed through Hood County, carrying straight-line winds reportedly as high as 80 mph along with hail up to pea size, plus heavy rain early this evening. Wilson said the roof of Tolar High School had minor damage, and he confirmed a report that the Tolar High School band director’s stand blew over onto some vehicles there. The roof of a barn in Tolar, possibly on 7th Street, reportedly was blown off. Also in Tolar, there was a report of a transformer fire on 6th Street. Some power outages in Tolar were reported on the emergency scanner shortly after 7 p.m. There were multiple reports of debris on roadways so be careful if you must drive.

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