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Garrett Wiginton received certification from the Law Enforcement Command Officer Program in August, becoming the 52nd officer in the state to receive this certification.

During a regularly scheduled city council meeting on Sept. 19, Mayor Jim Jarratt announced that Jeff Newpher, City Council Communications Manager, graduated from an extensive program at Texas Christian University.

During a regularly scheduled city council meeting on September 19, the council discussed Senate Bill 2038 that passed the senate in April and recently went into effect on September 1. The bill allows release of an area from a municipality’s extraterritorial jurisdiction also known as an ETJ, by petition or election to the city.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING A public hearing will be held by the Granbury City Council at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday October 3, 2023 at Granbury City Hall, 116 W. Bridge St., …

Jeff Law is coming back to Hood County to serve again after he was named the new Chief Appraiser for the Hood County Appraisal District on Sept. 7. Law is taking the place of Eddie Roe after his resignation in May.

At a regularly scheduled Granbury City Council meeting, the council voted to approve the 2024 fiscal budget set at $69 million with a passing of 4-1 that is set to start October 1 of 2023.

U.S. Congressman TX-25 Roger Williams stopped by Granbury to connect with small business owners and talk about what he is doing to serve the state while working in Washington D.C.

The Hood County Commissioners Court voted to rescind the donation of two bronze statues during its regularly scheduled meeting on Sept. 12, following a final ruling from the Texas Historical …

The city of Granbury is no longer under mandatory water restrictions following the city’s implementation of a voluntary Stage 1 Water Conservation on Sept. 11.

Rep. Williams Issues Statement on Impeachment Inquiry into President Biden   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) issued the following statement on Tuesday …

On Nov. 7, Texans will have the opportunity to vote on a constitutional amendment — Proposition 14 — that will create the Centennial Parks Conservation Fund. The fund will help secure new …

The Board of Directors met in a special meeting to discuss applicants for the chief appraiser’s position, vacant since the resignation of Eddie Roe in May.  The Board unanimously approved the hiring of Jeff Law

The city of Granbury has experienced a few challenges this summer, like the announcement of Stage 2 Water Conservation on Aug. 11, and the city network becoming compromised on July 30. But the …

The city of Granbury’s computer network was hacked on July 30, prompting the city to hold an emergency meeting on Aug. 8 to discuss approval of a budget that would fund consulting servers to mitigate the impact of the attack.

Following a seven-day burn ban issued by Hood County Fire Marshal Jeff Young on July 18, the Hood County Commissioners Court approved a 90-day burn ban during its meeting on Tuesday, July 25. “I …

The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat warning July 12 for multiple counties in Texas including Hood. The temperatures that fall under an excessive heat warning are a range from 95 …

In December of 2022, the City of Granbury adopted the Active Transportation and Recreation Plan. The plan would serve as the city’s first plan that addresses both mobility and recreational needs …

On July 18, the Hood County Fire Marshal’s Office issued a burn ban for all of Hood County. ‘With the current weather conditions, which include temperature, humidity, winds and the amount of …

Oscar “Hap” Howell — the “Hap” was short for “Happy” — was an uneducated man where formal schooling was concerned, but he was the wisest man his youngest son has ever known. It was …

The filing period for November local elections opens next Saturday, on July 22. It will close at 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 21. City and school elections are scheduled for Granbury and Tolar. If …

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