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A 62-year-old Hood County man was sentenced on Jan. 17 to life in prison for the October 2019 murder of his wife, which trial testimony revealed had been witnessed by their 7-year-old son and five-year-old daughter. That’s according to a news release emailed to the Hood County News by Hood C…

The National Weather Service Office in Fort Worth has issued a Hazardous Weather Conditions alert for Hood County and surrounding areas because of an arctic air front currently moving toward North Texas. A hard freeze warning will be in effect from 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 22 through 9 a.m. on …

Six Granbury residents were displaced from their home on Kinson Street by a fire that was called in at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16, according to Jeff Newpher, communications manager with the city of Granbury.

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A recently married Granbury couple who reportedly were flying home from an out-of-state Thanksgiving trip died when their single-engine private airplane crashed shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4 in Cleburne.

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A three-vehicle crash Wednesday morning in northeast Hood County claimed the lives of two drivers, including one from Granbury, according to information provided by DPS Sgt. Richard Hunter.

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Jazmyne Alyse Williams, a 20-year-old Granbury woman, was pronounced dead at the scene of a one-vehicle accident that occurred Sunday evening, Aug. 28, in the 5800 block of East U.S. Highway 377, according to an email news release provided by Granbury Police Lt. Russell Grizzard.

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The nine-year-old boy who died Tuesday, Aug. 9 after suffering a gunshot wound has been identified by the Hood County Sheriff’s Office as Levi Shaw, and a news release quotes Sheriff Roger Deeds as saying it was “a terrible accident occurred where a father accidentally shot his 9-year-old son.”

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A small airplane downed for unknown reasons on West Pearl Street not far from Granbury High School and the Granbury Regional Airport has caused West Pearl to be shut down between the intersection with U.S. Highway 377 and Pirate Drive, Granbury Police Department Lt. Russell Grizzard told the…

 Granbury resident Douglas Lee Pruitt was arrested Sunday afternoon at his residence by Hood County Sheriff’s Office deputies on two misdemeanor charges stemming “from several complaints” … “from citizens who were concerned with the practices of Pruitt raising money for veterans and not fili…

A fire that was called in to emergency dispatch at about 7 p.m. Sunday, May 15 destroyed an occupied mobile home, a travel trailer and a storage building on a rental property in the 6800 block of Gee Road south of Acton, according to Hood County Fire Marshal Jeff Young.

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A man’s body was found floating in Lake Granbury Sunday afternoon according to Hood County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Johnny Rose. The family of Donald Earle Carver, an 86-year-old Granbury man who has been missing since April 26, has been notified and the process to determine the man’s identity i…

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A Granbury Middle School student suffered third-degree burns on his hands on April 1 during what the Granbury ISD described as “a science class experiment,” and the Granbury Police stated today (April 5) that the incident “will be submitted to the District Attorney’s Office for review.”

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Mandatory evacuation for the city of Lipan is being issued. When deciding on direction of travel use safety precautions when deciding to go east or west of the fire. Four shelters are set up for anyone needing them:

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Any residence in the U.S. is eligible to receive four free COVID-19 tests. The U.S. Postal Service will be delivering them beginning in late January, free of charge. Here’s what you need to do to order your kits.

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A 23-year-old Granbury woman and her 1-1/2-year-old child were transported to an area hospital Wednesday (Jan. 5) for treatment of injuries suffered in the parking lot of the Granbury Walmart when the woman’s 2-1/2-year-old child was “believed to have picked up a handgun which was concealed …

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A local emergency scanner report of a shooting at Walmart in Granbury shortly before noon today (Wednesday, Jan. 5) turned out to be from an accidental discharge of a firearm, according to Granbury Police Department Deputy Chief Cliff Andrews. The investigation of the incident is still in pr…

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COVID-19 numbers are looking better, but there are once again no beds available in Lake Granbury Medical Center's ICU.