The Texas Senate has elected Sen. Brian Birdwell, R-Granbury, to serve as president pro tem during the 87th Legislature, which got underway Tuesday.
Thirty-six people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19, according to the latest report from Hood County Emergency Management Coordinator Jay Webster.
Snow-covered landscapes were featured across Hood County on Sunday, including this field off Acton Highway. Residents enjoyed the beauty of the snow, without beastly driving conditions. Law enforcement reported few accidents, as many people stayed home to enjoy the one-day snow event.
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an unusual year and things look quite different at the annual Hood County Junior Livestock Show.
A convicted felon was possessing eight firearms.
The past few months have been a whirlwind at the Hood County News.
Brian Bondy, former president of the Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce, will soon take over as president and CEO of the Granbury Commerce.
By 8:30 Sunday morning, snow was beginning to stick. Motorists were cautiously making their way down slushy streets. A few hearty souls braved the cold, peeking inside storefronts in the historic Granbury Square.
The Commissioners Court may vote on Feb. 9 on whether to put a question on the ballot to create Emergency Service Districts (ESD) in the areas served by the DeCordova and Tolar Volunteer Fire Departments.
Tolar High School sophomore Wyatt Wienecke is back the spotlight.
Many of us probably felt that 2020 lasted a very long time. But now that 2021 is upon us, we can make a fresh start – and one way to do that is to make some New Year’s resolutions.
Jayden Franzen from Stockbridge,Wilsconsin caught and released this 5.2-pound largemouth bass recently in Lake Granburywhile visiting relatives in Pecan Plantation. He used a black/silver floating rapala. PHOTO COURTESY MICHAEL ACOSTA
Cadets Kaylynn Slaughter, Parker Haydin and Sarah Folsom automatically qualified for the USA Shooting National Junior Olympics by scoring above the”auto"score at the Texas qualifier hosted at Granbury High School on Jan.2.This marks the sixth consecutive year that cadets in the GHS program have qualified for this national level match, continuing the long tradition of success of the program and its rifle team. COURTESY SCOTT CASEY
The Mountain Bluebird has been spotted outside of its typical migration area at Acton Nature Center and surrounding areas, where it has resided for several weeks now.
Happy New Year, and what a year it has been! Never in a million years could you have convinced anyone on my team that amidst COVID-19 and a myriad of other natural disasters in 2020, that real estate would lead the way in the nation’s economic recovery. BUT IT HAS, and forecasters say it will continue to lead the way in this new year.
The weather outside was frightful, but the Healthy Holidays Drive Thru event was still delightful!
January 2021 is designated as School Board Recognition Month in Texas, and Granbury ISD is joining with school districts from around the state to recognize the efforts of school board members on behalf of schoolchildren.
Ppass the word to your out-of-town friends and neighbors: Winterguest is here! Historically, January and February have been a slow time for visitors to our town. But Visit Granbury, working with our hotels and bed-and-breakfast locations, has created special promotional packages to lure out of towners to Granbury the first two months of the year.
High wind blew two men off a second-story roof Wednesday north of Granbury.