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History

“It is the job of this generation of Texans to teach our young people about how Texas got to where we are today. About the sacrifices of our forefathers in blood, treasures, and in the case of …

Melinda Jo Ray, one of Hood County’s most prolific historian authors, has now released her fourth book “Images of America: Granbury and Hood County,” detailing the rich history surrounding Granbury.

It’s been years since Ben Musquez jumped out of an airplane. A bit over a decade ago Musquez was 82 years young on his last jump. He did so with a team of former soldiers all there for the same reason — to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Army’s 173rd Airborne Brigade. It would be his 300th jump, and out of a C-47, no less. Musquez counted days not only as a “sky soldier” but as a “smoke jumper” as well.

Members of Elizabeth Crockett Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), were joined by members of Brazos Valley Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), along with neighbors, family …

Fair warning: listening to podcasts can be habit-forming, and if you have not yet tried consuming podcasts, or aren’t sure what they are, it’s really pretty simple: they’re talk …

On “Constitution Day,” Sunday, p.m. members of the Elizabeth Crockett Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will gather at the flagpoles in front of the Hood County …

The North Central Texas Civil War Roundtable will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 11, at Spring Creek Bar-B-Que, 317 Hwy 377E, in Granbury. Our program will be presented by Dr. Rick McCaslin, …

On February 28, 1944, a B-17 piloted by 1 st Lt. Noel Shoup was shot down over France. 1 st Lt. Noel Shoup was declared missing in action. On Friday, Sept. 8, 1 st Lt. Shoup’s remains will …

Most everyone knows that the Hood County area is woven tightly into the tapestry of Texas history. However, some – even those who have lived here for many years – might not know the …

Across cities, countries and continents Don and Jo Liles have remained committed to one another for better or for worse. The Liles have traveled or lived in 61 countries and 48 states of the …

Imagine a place where history and technology collide, frozen in time like a secret treasure waiting to be discovered. Well, you don’t have to imagine it – the Old Granbury Light Plant is just such a place!

When a fire broke out on the second floor of the Nutt House Hotel earlier this month, the under-renovation historic structure was freshly equipped with some modern-day technology: an automatic …

The historic Nutt House Hotel on the northeast corner of the Granbury Square, which has been under renovation for several years, sustained severe damage Thursday after a fire broke out on the second …

BRIDGE STREET HISTORY CENTER     Jake Caraway, vice chairman of the board and senior vice president of First National Bank in Granbury, is a member of the Board of Directors of the Bridge …

LOOKING BACK Looking Back is a column that highlights articles retrieved from local newspaper archives published in years past. 80 YEARS AGO DECEMBER 1942 A Dec. 3, 1942, Hood County …

LOOKING BACK IN SPORTS Looking Back in Sports is a column that highlights articles retrieved from local newspaper archives. 58 YEARS AGO NOVEMBER 1964 Dorothy Berry — most likely a …

Growing up as a Southern Baptist, Carol Walton remembers the sound of her daddy’s strong bass voice in the church choir and the smell of her mother’s Sunday pot roast. The family attended …

LOOKING BACK IN SPORTS Looking Back in Sports is a column that highlights articles retrieved from local newspaper archives that were published in years past. 95 YEARS AGO November …

A New York Times bestselling author, journalist and historian will be speaking starting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, at Granbury Live, 110 N. Crockett St. Austin resident S.C. Gwynne will be …

CRESSON — How can we better the future if we don't have knowledge of the past? Knowing history is vital in order for growth to take place, especially in a community. It’s imperative that …

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