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The Hood County Sheriff’s Office was awarded a shiny new trophy Tuesday for its exemplary participation in the county’s annual Battle of the Badges blood drive.

Former Granbury Middle School principal, Andy Smith, has demonstrated remarkable progress in his recovery journey following an extensive stay in an intensive care unit.

“Texas continues to attract leading global enterprises, and this grant underscores our commitment to ensuring Granbury remains a hub for innovation and economic prosperity,” said Governor Abbott.

His journey began with a stint in the Texas oilfields, working alongside his older brother, Mac. In the 1950s, inspired by Mac’s service in the 7th Cavalry Division of the U.S. Army, McCrae joined the National Guard while Sister (Carol) McCrae was working in the surplus line insurance business in Dallas.

Hood County residents can now look forward to a digital upgrade as county officials finalize preparations to launch a new and improved county website Wednesday, July 24.

“The county jail allowed me to visit often, and when I first met Samantha, she was guarded and skeptical. However, her eyes revealed pain, regret, and a flicker of hope. She shared her story of turning to meth to numb her sorrow and being betrayed by friends who left her to face the consequences alone."

The Granbury City Council held its annual budget workshop June 26 and laid out the city’s financial roadmap — focusing on upcoming projects and sustainable growth initiatives for the year ahead.

After a two-day trial earlier this week, Marathon Digital Holdings plant manager David Fischer has been acquitted of all charges related to alleged noise disturbances near residential areas in Hood County.

“One of the beauties of the program is that our students know what to expect when they walk in our doors daily, and they know they will be cared for in a safe and caring learning environment,” said Grissom.

As of a couple of weeks ago, Granbury Square Plaza is officially under new ownership. City Manager Chris Coffman recently confirmed to the Hood County News that Granbury Historic Properties closed on the purchase of the building June 25.

Hood County’s most recent election proceedings have stirred contention and division among residents.

At 107 E. Bridge St., in the heart of Granbury, stands D’Vine Wine, a winery that epitomizes community spirit, entrepreneurial creativity and destiny. It is co-owned by Dr. Tony Hedges, his …

Established in 1934, Camp El Tesoro celebrates 90 years of outdoor education and adventure for children in North Texas, with the highlight of the celebration camp weekend happening on September …

“Some of my master classes included topics like how policy impacts opportunities for at-risk students, communication skills to build consensus, and what to expect from the 89th Legislative Session. We also visited school districts across the state to learn from their strengths and weaknesses.”

When Michael and Alysha Reed founded Couch Surfer Ministries in November 2019, their mission was clear: to provide shelter, food, and spiritual guidance to people experiencing homelessness in Hood …

The Granbury Independent School District board of trustees voted 3:2 to sell five acres of land on Acton School Road to Anchor Fellowship Church Granbury for $750,000 during a regularly scheduled meeting June 24.

Amid parliamentary confusion and points of order, the Granbury Independent School District board of trustees found itself in a spirited debate over a proposal for a forensic audit during a regularly scheduled meeting June 24.

Three Granbury Independent School District campuses received a significant honor during the regularly scheduled school board meeting June 24. Acton Middle School, Granbury Middle School and STARS Accelerated High School each received the Capturing Kids’ Hearts Rising Star Award — the highest honor a first-year implementer of the program can receive.

The Granbury Independent School District board of trustees deliberated over a resolution regarding Title IX guidelines during a regularly scheduled meeting June 24.

From humble beginnings to a beloved tradition, Granbury’s annual Fourth of July celebration has continuously brought the community together in a shared display of love and local pride.

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