Saturday, March 2, 2024

The Hood County Commissioners Court unanimously voted to allow Texas State Rep. Shelby Slawson to use the office on the third floor of the Historical Courthouse without charge, during a regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, Feb. 27.

The Hood County Commissioners Court approved the installation of four new stop signs in Comanche Cove during a regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, Feb. 27.

March is National Nutrition Month®— an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics where everyone is invited to learn more about making informed food choices, developing healthful eating and increasing physical activity habits.

Two Granbury Independent School District Unified Robotics teams qualified for the state championship during the Special Olympics Texas Winter Games held in Bee Cave Feb. 16.

On March 2, 1836 — 188 years ago — Texas gained its independence from Mexico and adopted the Texas Declaration of Independence. This day is now celebrated annually across the state and serves as a day of remembrance and a day of education. In Granbury, the celebration will take place beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2, in the jury room on the second floor of the Granbury Courthouse on the Granbury square.

Visit Granbury recently announced its plans to celebrate the total solar eclipse that will take place Monday, April 8.

Granbury area residents have lots of reasons to be encouraged by the performance of the Granbury Volunteer Fire Department, according to the annual review presented by Fire Chief Matt Hohon during the Granbury City Council meeting Feb. 20.

Childcare options have expanded for the town of Tolar with the Feb. 5 opening of Tolar Tots.

A fifth grader at Tolar Elementary School was named a student hero by the Texas Education Agency for District 11. Cameron Taylor was one of 15 students across the state of Texas to receive the prestigious award and the first from Tolar ISD.

During a regularly scheduled school board meeting Feb. 12, Assistant Superintendent Tammy Clark presented the district’s academic performance report, which shows much success across the board.

On Feb. 17, Granbury Middle School was named a “School to Watch” in Texas. The distinction comes from the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals.

The Granbury Police Department is now accepting applications for the 2024 Citizens Police Academy program beginning Thursday, March 21.

The Granbury Police Department is investigating an incident after a Decatur resident died while in police custody on Friday, Feb. 23.   According to a media release from the GPD, at …

Shirley Anderson always made an impression with her stylish grace and dainty face. Her holiday dishes were legendary, including her Black Forest Cake topped with Merlot-marinated cherries. She …

The DECA chapter at Granbury High School competed in the state championship Feb. 15-17 with 16 students qualifying for the competition, the highest number GHS has taken. This was also the first year the chapter had both freshmen and sophomores compete.

A two-story Ace Hardware store is coming to Granbury and is expected to have a unique take on the inside. Troy Crosson went through the plan for the store during a regularly scheduled city council meeting Feb. 20.

Handsome Hunks contestants kicked off their Sunday shoes during their group dance to “Footloose” Feb. 15, as they raised a total of $98,657.15 — which included a $10,000 donation — for Ruth's Place.

A nationwide cell service outage is affecting many AT&T customers as they are unable to send text messages or make phone calls.

For the first time ever, D’Vine Wine is hosting a Sip and Support Leap Year Party from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 29, with 20% of all proceeds benefiting Rancho Brazos Community Centers (RBCC).

The Hood County community is mourning the loss of District Clerk Tonna Hitt Newman, who passed away Sunday, Feb. 18, at the age of 64.

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