The county, in collaboration with several state agencies, will again offer free COVID-19 testing for local residents exhibiting one or more symptoms. Tests will be administered from 10 a.m.
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The body of a former Granbury resident was found floating in a container in a Kentucky lake, police said.
Rain chances look good the early part of the week after a nice soaking this past Friday night and early Saturday morning.
Hood County currently has seven active COVID-19 cases, with the virus transmitted from work or community spread, according to the latest update from Hood County Public Health Authority Dr.
The southbound lane of Highway 144 between County Road 324 and County Road 302 near the Hood-Somervell County line will be closed as needed Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
It was what Hood County needed. Thunderstorms rolled through the area Friday night, dumping much-needed rainful. The Acton area reported up to 3.5 inches.
The Commissioners Court has created the Hood County Economic Relief Fund to disburse federal dollars to local small businesses that were forced to shut down all or part of their business because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Granbury Lions Club has awarded scholarships of $500-$1,000 to these local teens: Regan L. Barber, Lipan High School; Kaed R. Goodrick, Tolar High School; Leah C.
Deborah Jane Browning, 68, of Granbury, Texas passed away on Tuesday June 16, 2020. Funeral Service: 2:00 pm Friday June 19, 2020, Wiley Funeral Home Chapel, Granbury, Texas; Visitation: Family will receive friends from 1:00 pm until service lime. interment: Holly Hills Memorial Park, Granbury.
Stephanie Gail Walker Hatton, age 51, passed away on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at Baylor All Saints Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. She was a beloved resident of Granbury, Texas. She was born in Wichita Falls on August 31, 1968 to Norman Elvin Walker and Judy Gail Black Walker.
The Hood County News has been selected from among more than 12,000 applicants from more than 100 eligible countries to receive funding through the Google Journalism Emergency Relief Fund (JERF).
A plaque denoting Granbury as the “Best Historic Small Town in America” was unveiled on the square Friday as voting for this year’s USA Today contest was underway.
The early heat we have been having is changing the summer fishing patterns a little early this year.
Rooster’s is flying the coop.
Treasures will be bought and sold today on garage sale day in our community!
Harold Branson married Mona Compton on June 23, 1950 in Weatherford and have lived the majority of their married life in Lipan. They have traveled extensively, even to Alaska and have never flown on an airplane. Their business ventures have included roofing, farming, ranching and banking. They have been equal partners through it all. Harold and Mona have three children, five grandchildren and 14 greatgrandchildren. Their entire family resides in Lipan.
PLEASE WEAR A MASK
Why should Father’s Day gifts center around backyard grilling, autos or sports?
The Brazos River Authority has installed new markers on Lake Granbury to identify an existing stump field near a highly traveled part of the lake.
There was a rumor going around this week that the chamber’s July 4th Fireworks Spectacular had been blown up because the chamber was being denied its usual launch site near the lake.
With a slew of events canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, it looked for a while as if COVID-19 might kill Granbury’s tourism industry.
Around the nation, Confederate statues are swiftly being removed from their pedestals, sparking heated debates about whether this is necessary progress or the erasure of history.
The Brazos River Authority (BRA), in coordination with Carter BloodCare, will hold a blood donation drive from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. next Friday (June 26) at 4552 Mambrino Hwy.
A plaque denoting Granbury as the "Best Historic Small Town in America," an honor won through an online voting contest last year sponsored by USA Today, will be unveiled on the square at 9 a.m.
Congressman Mike Conaway (R-Midland) will be in Granbury Friday evening supporting Palo Pinto County veterinarian Dr. Glenn Rogers for the House District 60 seat.