Updates

  • “Flat Stanley” at a school near you

    The Granbury High School Theatre Department recently hit the road to treat GISD elementary students to a performance of “The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley.” Mary Vinson/Hood County News


  • Cash Deason wins best essay February 8, 2016

    Acton Middle School student Cash Deason recently won the DAR American History Essay contest. He received an award from Elizabeth Crockett Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).…

  • DivorceCare at St. Frances Cabrini begins Feb. 10 February 7, 2016

    St. Frances Cabrini Church will offer DivorceCare beginning Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. in its education building. This is a ministry directed specifically to those who are suffering from separation or divorce. This is a non-denominational program, but it is God Centered. You can learn more about this ministry by calling 817-573-8915.…

  • Meet the candidates February 7, 2016

    Early voting for the March 1 primary begins next week, and there are several newcomers on the ballot vying for county offices. In Saturday’s issue, the HCN will publish a special section that includes a candidate Q&A. Races include: county attorney; tax assessor-collector; county commissioner, Precinct 1; county commissioner, Precinct 3; and justice of the peace, Precinct 4.…

  • Special needs child care training set February 7, 2016

    Child care directors and care givers are encouraged to attend a CEU-approved training that will cover special needs children. The session is planned Saturday, Feb. 13. Registration is due by Feb. 10. Call 817-579-3280 for information. The class will be at the LGMC Senior Circle building at 1321 Waters Edge Drive.…

  • NWS offers free SKYWARN class Feb. 22 in Granbury February 7, 2016

    A free class for those interested in being involved with the SKYWARN severe weather system used by the National Weather Service will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 22 at Driftwood Theater in Granbury. The class is for those who want to be official volunteer storm spotters, plus anyone just interested, Emergency Management Coordinator Ray Wilson said.…

  • Hood County man charged in computer security case February 7, 2016

    Andrew Mithcell McKinzie, 38, of the 800 block of Blue Quail Court in the Quail Ridge Acres subdivision, was arrested Feb. 5 and charged with a felony count of breach of computer security, Sheriff’s Lieutenant Johnny Rose said. The charge stems from when he worked for a local plumbing business and deleted information and tampered with records on a computer, Rose explained.…

  • School board president, wife, injured in crash February 6, 2016

    GISD School Board President Micky Shearon and his wife, Beth, were treated and released last night at LGMC after being injured in a vehicle crash near H-E-B, according to reports. Micky Shearon is also active in other community organizations.…

  • Support group can help with grief process February 6, 2016

    Starting a New Life begins a 10-week session at 7 p.m. Feb. 9. at St. Frances Cabrini education building. For more than 19 years this ministry has helped people who have lost a loved one to death. For more information please call Phillis or Bill Brewer at 817-573-8915.…


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