Friday, June 21, 2024

Stay and play: top staycations and day trips near Hood County By Micky Shearon Special to the Hood County News Believe it or not, it’s June! School is out, …

Karissa Sorrells, Hood County YMCA's director of wellness and sports, recently shared insights about upcoming celebrations. "We have two exciting events coming up.

“Much Ado About Nothing” turned out to be quite the opposite as the actors of Grace Classical Christian Academy were invited to compete at state.

The Lake Granbury Art Association will be offering their Annual Children’s Summer Workshop for ages 7-12 the week of June 17-20. The art camps are taught by professional local artists, some are retired art teachers, all are experienced in teaching.

More than a display of shining chrome and roaring engines, the (LSSRA) State Run demonstrates the interest, passion, commitment and community spirit to the automobile sport.

The annual fish fry supporting the North Hood County Volunteer Fire Department takes place Saturday, May 25 from 11 a.m. to approximately 5 p.m. at Warran’s Backyard, 2901 Weatherford Highway. The event includes live music, a silent auction/raffle and more.

Most Monday mornings you can find Cheryl Moore and Heather Moore sitting next to one another in the front row of a drawing group with art materials in hand. The mother-daughter artist duo attends the weekly portrait session of the Lake Granbury Art Association at the Shanley House Gallery and Studio.

It’s been years since Ben Musquez jumped out of an airplane. A bit over a decade ago Musquez was 82 years young on his last jump. He did so with a team of former soldiers all there for the same reason — to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Army’s 173rd Airborne Brigade. It would be his 300th jump, and out of a C-47, no less. Musquez counted days not only as a “sky soldier” but as a “smoke jumper” as well.

“To the pond!” is the rally cry as children excitedly scamper to a new adventure. Young explorers of every age dive into the banks of the pond while their parents bring up the rear, …

Rain may have been pouring, but bulls were still bucking during the 10th annual Bull Riding on the Beach event Saturday, March 16.

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.”

You are invited to the Brazos Chamber Orchestra Christmas concert. Enjoy an evening of live orchestra music as the BCO presents some of your favorite Christmas selections. This truly is the most …

Ocean cruises have been marketed as all-inclusive by many travel suppliers, but are they really? The answer depends on what you think is required to be included to qualify as all-inclusive. Let’s start by looking at what is included with your cruise fare when you book a cruise vacation.

HACKERS UPDATE SEVERAL GAMES WITH MALWARE ON STEAM PLATFORM Valve has had to add extra security for developers on Steam after hackers updated several games with malware that allowed them to take …

With a plethora of history that lies within Granbury roots, residents may not be the only ones walking around the city, as there have been many sights of ghosts around the town.

Halloween is just around the corner, and Granbury, Texas, is the perfect place to celebrate this spooktacular holiday with your little ghouls and goblins. From haunted houses to pumpkin patches, …

The kings of Queen tribute bands are returning to Granbury, bringing the kind of rock and roll majesty that would make Freddie Mercury proud. You heard it right—Queen Nation, the #1 …

The game starts on a ferry in Oregon. It's in first-person perspective, and we see an arm in a cast and a bouquet of lilies, so we know there's been a tragic death. In the person's lap is a diary with 'Edith Finch' written on the front. We open the diary, and Edith, the narrator, starts talking.

The Brazos Chamber Orchestra is getting ready to kick off its fall concert series.

During a regularly scheduled city council meeting on Sept. 19, Tammy Dooley, Director of the Granbury Convention and Visitor Centers Bureau, announced that the VIP (Visitor Information Professional) …

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