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Relief could be on the way next week, but in the meantime temperatures are expected to reach 100 degrees every day through Friday. The chance of thunderstorms is Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 17-18.

Bilingual support for filling out the Census will be offered at the Hood County Library on Monday (Aug. 10) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The library is located at 222 N. Travis St.

The St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church on Acton Highway was burglarized last week, according to a police report. The call to police came in at 9:49 p.m. Thursday.

SH 171 east and westbound in Cresson will be closed west of US 377 from 7 p.m. Saturday until 6 a.m. Sunday, weather permitting.

Tantrum, or maybe behavioral disorder?

For Ashley Jackson-Antley, who had just endured a hellish experience inside a local grocery store, the woman’s threat on top of her judgement was almost more than the young mother could bear.

Local eateries boosted by chamber as COVID slams industry

When restaurants were forced to close their dining rooms in mid-March and rely on takeout and delivery business, many local restaurant workers worried about being able to feed their own families.

Speaking on the matter of ‘making it’

Wedged in my mind’s recesses are these eight simple words: “If you can make it there, go back.”

They’re easy enough to understand, but application is a whole ‘nuther thing.

70th anniversary

Bertha and Earl Bright of Granbury are celebrating their 70th anniversary. The couple married July 22, 1950. The Brights celebrated the day with their daughters singing karaoke and reminiscing.




Club champs

Former Granbury High School Lady Pirate golfer Landree Chiles won the DeCordova Ladies Club Championship with a 69-75,144.

Summer heat presents challenges for anglers

You never want to see it, but there are times when the fishing slows due to the heat. The fishing reports on many lakes have slowed, but believe me it is only temporary.

Granbury football season delayed about one month

It least it should be cooler for the players and fans.

Pecaners take a bite into Cupcake Camp

Calling all “want to be bakers” as Cupcake Camp comes to Pecan Plantation next Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at the Pecan Activities Center (PAC) from 10 to 11 a.m.


From left: Robert Gordon, Chad Barrett and Richard Gordon had a good day on Lake Granbury Friday, July 17.

Conditions good for favorable deer season

Spring rains allowed many regions of the state to recover from last year’s dry fall and winter, leading to an abundance of quality forbs and shrubs.

To play at Howard Payne

Branden Hunt, a recent graduate of the Granbury High School boys basketball team, announced that he will continue his athletic career at Howard Payne University during a signing ceremony.

Tennis players enjoy ‘white out’ on the lawn

“Tennis on the lawn” was the theme last weekend when members of the Pecan Plantation Tennis Association enjoyed an evening of players dressed in white to honor the age-old tradition of tennis play



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