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.
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.
The Granbury Chamber of Commerce welcomed special guest speaker, U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, to the Lake Granbury Conference Center for its Leaders in Government luncheon Feb. 9. Williams …
After serving four years as mayor of the City of Cresson, Teena Conway officially announced her resignation during the Cresson City Council meeting Tuesday, Feb. 13. “It was time. Life is …
Candidates from across Hood County are hoping to win over voters and have been campaigning for the upcoming election in March. On Feb. 1, a candidate debate was held at Granbury City Hall where candidates for sheriff, constable, precinct 1 commissioner and precinct 3 commissioner, as well as precinct 1 justice of the peace had a chance to let voters know what they stand for and what they would bring to the table.
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.
It’s been almost three weeks since Expert Automotive Solutions sustained extensive damage to its building at 106 Pirate Dr. following an accidental fire Monday, Jan 15. But although the situation is dire, employees have not given up — choosing instead to operate the business out of a back shop located at 2000 Supply Ln.
Granbury Care Center spiced up the lives of its residents Friday, Jan. 12, as it was awarded first place during the nursing home’s first-ever chili cookoff event.
The Cheeky Peach Wax Studio & Esthetics located at 1509 W. Pearl St. can provide customers with a full makeover — complete with full body waxing, facials, brow tints, lash tints, lash extensions, brow laminations and a variety of hair services.
Granbury residents will soon have to say sayonara to Chick-Fil-A Granbury as it is almost time for its $2.2 million renovation project.
The First National Bank of Granbury has undergone a leadership change as of Tuesday, Jan. 2. James Hodges, current president and CEO, will retire after almost 53 years working at FNB, as Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer Mark Webb takes over his position.
McKINNEY—Hot-shooting and upset-minded Nocona made history here on Saturday, leading start to finish in a 50-41 win over top-ranked and defending 2A state champion Lipan at McKinney North High …
The Lipan Lady Indians' quest for back-to-back state championships came to an end Saturday, Feb. 24 with a 50-41 loss to Nocona in the Class 2A Region II final at McKinney North High School.
Indians, Rattlers advance The Lipan Indians and Tolar Rattlers both moved on to the third round of the Class 2A basketball playoffs after winning Thursday night. Lipan defeated Albany 51-42 and …
The Lady Indians advanced to the third round of the Class 2A playoffs with a 58-29 victory against Haskell on Feb. 15 at Clyde High School. Lipan (31-3) got 16 points from both Hanna Gaylor and …
The Tolar Rattlers were in search of history Wednesday, Dec. 13 at AT&T Stadium. They were a part of it, but unfortunately on the wrong end as the Timpson Bears were making their own history. …
For the first time in the history of the program the Tolar Rattlers will be playing for a state championship in football. They secured their place in the Class 2A Division I final by defeating …
Aspiring astronomers will get the chance to view the night sky like never before with the help of Acton Nature Center’s 10 th annual Star Party event set from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Nov. 11.
The musical “My Fair Lady” is set to hit the Granbury Opera House stage Feb. 23 in continuation of the Broadway on the Brazos season under the direction of Jarrett Self, assisted by Garrett Hollowell. The story is based on the 1938 film adaptation of George Bernard Shaw’s 1913 play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture “Pygmalion.”
The Drug Enforcement Administration holds National Take Back Day biannually to remove unused or expired prescriptions from residents around the United States. Oct. 28 will mark the 25th Take Back Day.