Forty-two-year-old man, Corey Nathan Packer, was arrested on the charge of violating a protective order by being in the car with his 34-year-old girlfriend during a traffic stop Wednesday, accordin
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For her first day of campaigning door to door, Tonna Trumble donned a power dressing staple for professional women: a top with shoulder pads big enough for a linebacker.
Lynn Brisendine was publisher of a small West Texas newspaper when his main typesetting machine, the notorious Compugraphic, broke down.
A ‘Savvy Senior’ series is coming to Pecan with topics being presented monthly September through December. The meetings will happen on the first Sunday of each month from 3 to 4:30 p.m. and be presented by Michelle Appling.
In the early 1960s, Granbury Mayor A.W. Norman, banker John Luton and insurance man Jack Wortham formed an action group called the DeCordova Bend Committee. The committee pledged their support and assistance to the Brazos River Authority’s board during the time of negotiations for the DeCordova Bend Dam. A group looks on at the ground-breaking of the DeCordova Bend Dam. Lake Granbury was formed in 1969. COURTESY OF BRAZOS RIVER AUTHORITY
The City of Granbury Health Department is responsible for the permitting and inspection of more than 200 food establishments within the city limits of Granbury. These establishments include retail restaurants, school cafeterias, grocery and convenience stores, bakeries, day care centers, bed and breakfasts and retirement/nursing homes.
Deputy voter registrars will be on hand at the Hood County Library to register people to vote on three separate occasions.
As many staff and students of the GISD community geared up to start a brand new school year on Wednesday, the worries of the previous school years challenges have left an overwhelming sense of uneasiness.
Consistently, when talking to people in our beautiful city, the questions I am most frequently asked are about statistics and market conditions. What is selling? Is the market good or bad? What is happening in my neighborhood? So, let’s talk about the Market.
September 1 was opening day. It’s a date a lot of people have circled on their calendar because it signifies the beginning of dove season.
I grew up in a family that loves good food. In fact, my dad was so serious about it he used to rate the recipes my mom made on a scale of one to ten. My mom, being the good sport that she is, took it as constructive criticism, realizing that it was the recipe, not her cooking, that he was judging.
The musical “Mamma Mia!”was one of the most popular productions ever at the historic Granbury Opera House. Set to ABBA’s hits, the musical tells the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father while unfolding on a Greek island paradise.
One of the boldest burglaries ever noted in Granbury occurred on Wednesday night of last week.
iPads. Computers. Amazon. Social Media. Where do books fit in today? Where they always did. Right between your hands.
I will always remember where I was when the news first broke about coronavirus escalating from a small outbreak in China to a worldwide pandemic. I had just disembarked from the Disney Dream cruise ship in Port Canaveral and my telephone was buzzing with texts and emails from my travel clients.
The Lake Granbury Area Shrine Club’s charity golf tournament Monday, Oct. 19 is postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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CLYDE – Finally, a normal Friday night.
Authors Dan Vanderburg (center) and Carl Watson (right) talk with customers at Arts & Letters bookstore about their books Saturday. Vanderburg is a Granbury resident and sixth generation Texan who writes historical fiction based on the experiences of his ancestors. “I enjoy the research as much as anything else,” Vanderburg said. Watson is a retired teacher who writes both historical fiction and regular fiction. One of his books, “Kid Clay,” is based on his cowboy-turned-lawyer grandfather’s memoirs. Arts & Letters had activities throughout the day including teapot races sponsored by Tea Punk Teas and a book and wine pairing sponsored by D’Vine Wine. KATIE COLEMAN
We live in a world of hashtags and tweets. Trending is now the coveted display of brand popularity, replacing catchy jingles.
Granbury Mayor Nin Hulett presents checks to Granbury ISD Superintendent Jeremy Glenn (left photo) and Texas EMS Executive Director Ricky Reeves after the Granbury City Council voted to share some of the money the city received through the federal CARES Act. COURTESY
First National Bank of Granbury (FNB Your Hometown Bank) began in 1887 when it received its national bank charter. It survived the Great Depression, two World Wars, and hung around and served as the life-blood of this small Texas town.
Do we ever wonder how we came to live in this quaint town situated in the beautiful and verdant hills of North Texas? This place where we are graced each day as we drive along the gently flowing and sparkling waters of Lake Granbury. Do we take time to watch as the sun shines upon the waters causing flickers of light to jump and pop as if they are dancing to Beethoven’s 5th? Have we waited beside the river hoping to see a large fish crash through the top of the water seeking the plethora of bugs floating and moving on top of the glistening waves? Do we take time to view the grandeur before our eyes in the trees and flowers that move and sway when kissed by the early morning breeze? Do we take time to really see the people we meet on our journey through life? Do we brighten their day with a smile and a kind word?
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The sheriff’s office has received several reports of fake money being passed in retail transactions.