Thursday, April 25, 2024

The Granbury Independent School District announced the hiring of three new staff members — Lissa Oliver, Lacey Padgett and Lamont Moore — during a regularly scheduled school board meeting Monday, March 25.

Marathon Digital Holdings Inc. has recently hired Stacie Howell as a new community liaison to facilitate communications between Hood County residents and the Bitcoin mining site at the Wolf Hollow Data Center.

Members of the Hood County Sheriff’s Office will soon have a new tool to assist in the fight against narcotics. The Hood County Commissioners Court unanimously voted to allow the HCSO to …

Spring has officially sprung — and what better way to stop and smell the roses than with the Lake Granbury Art Association’s Artful Blooms Art Show? Open to the public now through April 12 at the Shanley House Art Gallery, LGAA’s Artful Blooms Small Group Art Show features artwork in a variety of mediums surrounding the beautiful springtime favorite: flowers.

Hood County residents will soon be donning reflective yellow vests and sturdy work gloves as they prepare for one of the city’s newest programs: the Great Granbury Cleanup. Beginning at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at Hewlett Park, 650 E. Pearl St., teams of four people or more will pick up trash around frequented roadways in town, like U.S. Highway 377 and state Highway 144.

The Granbury Independent School District’s dual language program now has plans for expansion beginning in the fall of 2024, due to the increasing enrollment numbers.

The Granbury Independent School District board of trustees voted to implement the professional development program Capturing Kids’ Hearts in each of its elementary schools during a regularly scheduled meeting March 25.

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.

“To the pond!” is the rally cry as children excitedly scamper to a new adventure. Young explorers of every age dive into the banks of the pond while their parents bring up the rear, …

During the Hood County Commissioners Court Tuesday, Precinct 2 Commissioner Nannette Samuelson provided an update about why the public hearing for the Wolf Hollow II Power Plant tax abatement …

Families of the Rancho Brazos Community Centers will be blessed beyond measure this Easter, thanks to the generosity of Emmanuel Lutheran Church and other local businesses. Sally Adamson, …

The Hood County Commissioners Court and the City of Granbury officially entered into a cost-sharing interlocal agreement for improvements to Old Granbury Road during a commissioners court meeting March 26.

After almost a year-and-a-half, two donated bronze statues are getting closer to finding their forever homes. During a regularly scheduled meeting March 19, Granbury City Council extended an invitation to the Ken Hill Foundation to place both “Silent Prey” and “Black Star” in the city of Granbury near Shanley Park.

Ten years ago, Heidi Easley and her husband, Bobby, were left completely bankrupt and homeless following an unexpected job loss. But today, Easley is a successful, millionaire entrepreneur who uses her own rags-to-riches story to encourage others to grab life by the horns and shape their perfect future.

From Alaska to New Jersey to Canada, Granbury resident Peter Beauvais has traveled thousands of miles — and most of them have been on foot. Beauvais — a true example of an ultramarathoner — has successfully completed a marathon in all 50 states and several countries.

For the past seven years, one local program has been bridging the GAP — literally — for teens who are turning 18 and aging out of the foster care system. But recently, Hood County's foster mentoring program, the GAP, has added three new services to help teens reach their true potential.

For the first time ever, residents of Pecan Plantation and DeCordova will compete in a pickleball tournament beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 6, in the Pecan Activity Center, 9145 Plantation Drive.

This Easter, Hood County residents have an opportunity to compete for more than just candy-filled eggs, as they prepare to put their Bible knowledge to the test. Lake Granbury Kiwanis Club is …

Mendy Torres, a 55-year-old Granbury resident, was adopted on Feb. 16 by her stepfather, Kevin Tipton.

Rain may have been pouring, but bulls were still bucking during the 10th annual Bull Riding on the Beach event Saturday, March 16.

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