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Ever since the bridge at Shanley Park was closed to pedestrians several years ago after structural failures were discovered, Granbury city officials have pondered whether to spend the money to repair it or simply remove it. They're going to fix it.  

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The city has big plans for extending the hike-and-bike trail - connecting the growing number of developments and even crossing U.S. Highway 377 - but officials want to hear from the public on what that should look like. A public meeting on that topic is scheduled for Monday evening, Aug. 15. 

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Brett Berry has taken over Warren's Backyard from his parents, Steve and Joni Berry, who ran it as a venue for weddings and other special events. Under Brett and his buddy Jeremy Newberry, the venue on Weatherford Highway is a casual gathering place for friends and family, offering smash burgers, outdoor seating under shade trees, an indoor bar and at times live bands.

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The November ballot could include a question for Granbury residents on whether to fund a new aquatic facility. Options include demolishing and repurposing the current location near the City Park, or building on a different site, possibly in the northern part of town. 

It’s finally Memorial Day weekend. Time to get ready for a summer of splashy fun. With ample access to Lake Granbury as well as swimming pools public and private, Hood County has plenty of places to get wet and stay cool. However, while water slides and boat rides might be at the top of the …

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July 4th will be here before you know it, and slots are filling fast for the chamber's three-day "With Liberty & Justice for All" celebration. There are still some spaces left for arts and crafts vendors and the Hometown Parade, but they're going fast.

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Venison tenderloins and backstraps are the easiest cuts to take from field-dressed deer and are tender and tasty. So much so that they are often cooked in hunt camp the same day the animal is taken. Many hunters then process the rest of the carcass into chili and jerky. There’s nothing not t…

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Awesome, fun amenities for a public pool might be the wave of the future for Granbury, which has a new Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan.

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Chapter 983 of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) at the Pecan Plantation Airfield will be holding a Young Eagles Fly-in for youth ages eight to 17 years old. Since the pilots volunteer their time and expenses for the flights, there is no charge for participants. However, a parent o…

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Jazz lovers will have to wait an extra week for the first Granbury JazzFest, but the weather will be worth it.

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Bob's Off The Square Bar & Grille was a hit practically from the time seven friends and business partners opened its doors in late 2018. The popular gathering place is now under new ownership, but the Bob's name and the tradition of friendship continues.

The Granbury JazzFest, to take place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 26 - will be spread across three stages: Granbury Square Plaza, Langdon Center, and Hewlett Park.

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There are three ways to think about cooking wild game. One is to enhance the flavor of the meat with various complementary sauces. Duck a l’orange is a perfect example of taking a game bird and elevating it to haute cuisine.

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Duck hunters new to the county, or those new to the sport, might be surprised to learn what kind of duck action to expect in Hood County. With the Brazos River and Lake Granbury as prominent features, one would assume that the duck hunting is good. But the answer to ‘where are the ducks’ is …

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The Hood County Chess Club will soon have a new — and a much younger — audience to extoll the virtues of chess when it holds a camp at the Hood County YMCA from Dec. 27-30 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. To register, go to the YMCA website or the Hood County Chess Club’s Facebook page. Wilson will host two different chess lectures involving different topics with open playtime in between. 

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When the Christmas parade was canceled last year due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns, many felt like the Grinch had stolen Christmas. This year will be different.