Thursday, April 25, 2024

Acton Place Park is one step closer to getting playground equipment installed on its property. A few weeks ago, the Granbury Optimist Club generously donated $50,000 to the Hood County Development District No. 1 to be used for the park as part of its matching community grant program.

Students across Texas will soon be guinea pigs for a brand-new AI grading system, as the Texas Education Agency (TEA) unveils yet another change to its state-mandated exam. But Hood County …

Submit yourJuneteenth essay to Sam Houston by emailing him at   All entries should arrive to his email by May 17th 2024 Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States that commemorates the end of slavery. The name is a combination of the words "June" and "nineteenth". It honors June 19, 1865, when enslaved Black Americans in Galveston, Texas were informed of their freedom.

State Rep. Shelby Slawson now has a new office — and it’s right here in Hood County. Slawson — who has represented the 59th District in the Texas House of Representative since …

“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 …

The Granbury Independent School District bond election is Saturday, May 4, as district voters make a choice about whether to approve a $161 million bond. With the election looming ahead, GISD Superintendent Jeremy Glenn recently visited a United Republicans of Hood County meeting to go over the bond proposal and educate attendees on the district’s statistics.

After almost a decade of serving as Hood County clerk, Katie Lang officially announced her resignation effective Friday, May 3.

After years of educating residents about Texas history, the Ramay-Macatee Speaker Series will officially celebrate its 10th anniversary at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at Granbury Live, 110 N. Crockett St.

The Hood County Commissioners Court unanimously agreed to reschedule the June 25 meeting to Friday, June 21, at 9 a.m. due to scheduling conflicts.

This year, the Granbury Chamber of Commerce will have a new sponsor for one of its most anticipated annual events. Marathon Digital Holdings — the owner of the Bitcoin mining site at the Wolf Hollow Data Center — recently announced it will sponsor the 50th anniversary of Granbury’s Hometown 4th of July Festival.

The city of Granbury invites residents to a come-and-go open house meeting at Granbury City Hall, 116 W. Bridge St., Thursday, April 18, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. to discuss the city’s next Comprehensive Plan.

The Hood County Commissioners Court acknowledged that a petition to legalize the sale of all alcoholic beverages for off-premise consumption in Precinct 1 recently failed due to a lack of certified signatures.

A Brawner Elementary School student is receiving professional medical care following an accident Thursday afternoon during school pickup.

Hewlett Park is now a sea of blue and silver after Paluxy River Children’s Advocacy Center’s annual kite flying and pinwheel planting event Thursday, April 4.

After a three-month-long wait, Granbury and Hood County residents can once again order their beloved Chick-Fil-A chicken sandwiches after the fast-food restaurant reopened for business Thursday, …

Two new businesses — Jersey Mike’s Subs and Bath & Body Works — will soon set up shop in Granbury, according to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

Is your house cluttered with old bills, bank statements and unneeded tax returns? If so, the city of Granbury is here to help. Shred It Instead, the city’s free paper shredding service, …

Granbury residents will receive some assistance with their spring cleaning Saturday, April 13, with the city’s biannual bulk trash pickup day. Items will need to be placed at the curb by 7 …

The Hood County Commissioners Court unanimously adopted a new statement regarding closed sessions during a regularly scheduled meeting March 26. Precinct 2 Commissioner Nannette Samuelson …

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.

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