Excitement and Pirate pride filled the air Wednesday afternoon as spectators lined up on either side of Pearl Street for the 2021 Granbury High School Homecoming Parade.
Granbury resident and World War II veteran Harry Whisler recently celebrated his 99th birthday with 63 family members — with some traveling from eight different states — for the momentous occasion, while reflecting on his time in war.
“Granbury Follies,” a one-act play telling the story of how the Granbury Opera House was saved and restored in 1974, will be premiering at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 26, at the Granbury Opera House.
The county's weekly COVID-19 update shows ICU beds are still full, with seven new deaths and 871 active cases.
The time for Ridge Roberts’ appearance at the Grand Ole Opry is almost here.
For the first time in its 21-year history, the Granbury High School Marine Corps JROTC Battalion has earned the Marine Corps Reserve Association (MRCA) Outstanding Unit award while also receiving its 8th straight Naval Honor School award.
This fall, senior Lillie Davis will be well on her way to a college degree before she “graduates” from Granbury High School.
The closing of the filing period for November elections promises heated races.
Parents and students need to be aware of a few changes with the start of the school tomorrow in the Granbury ISD, and the district has been sending out quick message reminders.
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Granbury High School freshman Jack Hernandez blends into the crowd, and that’s just how he likes it.
Assistant football coach Wesley Hooks is looking to make an immediate impact on Granbury High School’s defensive line despite his goal of one day being an offensive coordinator.
The Acton Nature Center is an excellent spot for those wanting to enjoy hiking, bird watching, a butterfly garden, and more in Hood County.
Firefighters from the deCordova Bend Estates/Acton Volunteer Fire Department responded when a blown transformer caused smoke that set off an alarm at Acton Middle School Monday morning, according to Granbury ISD Information Officer Jeff Meador.
The Hood County 4-H Sharpshooting Club is seeking more members for fall 2021.
After being closed for three months due to flooding, CrossTown Preschool is back open and will host its open house from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, June 26, at 1400 N. Meadows Drive in Granbury, Texas.
Premier High School in Granbury, Texas, recently made history by honoring 68 graduating seniors on Thursday, May 27 — a record number of graduates since the charter school opened its doors in February 2010.
There is about to be an explosion of robotics growth in the Granbury ISD as 20 student teams are being added at the elementary and middle schools for the upcoming school year.
Granbury High School has announced it will have two new head coaches for the upcoming sports season, with Katie Cowan (softball) and Connor Mason (tennis) joining the 2021-22 school year staff.
Granbury High School student Olivia Iturralde, a member of the GHS Stowaways dance and drill team, announced her plans to join the Texan Stars dance team at Tarleton State University.
Sponsored by Purple Hearts Inc. in Fort Worth, Oak Trail Shores and Rancho Brazos Community Center will begin their summer lunch programs in Hood County on Monday, June 7.
A sea of graduates in purple robes leapt off folding chairs Friday night at Pirate Stadium in Granbury, Texas, as caps sailed overhead. Fireworks exploded to cheers from the hundreds who braved a stormy day to be present for Granbury High School’s commencement ceremony.
Former military veteran Gerald Trottier was honored in grandson Nicolas Fleming's college essay in 2009. Granbury, Texas resident Jean Trottier shared his essay with the Hood County News recently as a tribute to her husband for Memorial Day.
James Brock with Brock's Food and Drink in Granbury, Texas, will be serving free breakfast tacos for the next 10 weeks from 7-10 a.m. Monday through Friday.
Renowned painter and sculptor Mike Tabor retires from Granbury High School, where he taught art classes for 28 years.
Granbury High School held its band spring concert on Tuesday, May 18, in the Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center.
Ty Chilcutt, a junior at Granbury High School in Granbury, Texas, uses his wit and charm during the Crow’s Nest News, GHS’s news segment that premieres every two weeks for students to learn upcoming information about sports, academics and extracurriculars — featuring Chilcutt as the “incredibly handsome” anchorman.
COVID-19 lessens its grip for high school graduation ceremonies in the Texas towns of Granbury, Tolar and Lipan.
Granbury High School announced the top ten students for the Class of 2021 on April 30, 2021.
Granbury High School Class of 2021, ASL 4 Honors students Final presentation; a thank you to all teachers and staff of Granbury High School for helping send them on their way to their new beginnings.
You’ll be able to enjoy Granbury High School’s state-qualifying ribs and beans at a pop-up restaurant Thursday, May 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Granbury Square Plaza.
Students and parents are invited by Cinergy Entertainment Group to create a short video to nominate a special schoolteacher as a Cinergy Hero in honor of the upcoming national Teacher Appreciation Week.
High school band ensembles in Granbury, Texas, win sweepstakes honor
The Granbury High School Marine Corps JROTC air rifle team captured the national trophy for the fourth straight year after JROTC Virtual Air Rifle Championships April 7-8.
Barbecue team from Lipan High School, Texas qualifies for state third straight year
Four Granbury High School, Texas students will compete at the University Interscholastic state academic competition
Historical day with the purchase of the airplane for students flight training!
Choirs at Granbury High School, Texas win sweepstakes honors
Granbury High School, Texas young scientist uses shrimp shells and chicken feathers to create state-winning project.
A golf fundraiser and silent auction will be held from 8:30-11 a.m. on Saturday, April 24, at Squaw Valley Golf Course in Glen Rose, Texas, to assist the Tolar High School Rattler Band in their trip to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on Dec. 7.
Granbury, Texas, ISD Superintendent Jeremy Glenn is nominated for Superintendent of the Year by the Board of Trustees. The board adopted a nominating resolution on April 12 during its regular monthly meeting.
Child hunger is real here. According to feedingamerica.org, children in Hood County, Texas, experienced 22% food insecurity in 2018. More than half of the Granbury, Texas, school district students live in economically disadvantaged households.
The Granbury High School FFA wildlife team in Granbury, Texas, made history on Monday, April 12, 2021 when the four-person team consisting of Lexi Arlington, Alex Arlington, Tyler Kendall and Carter Perez advanced to the state wildlife CDE contest. The state contest will be held on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Nacogdoches at the Stephen F. Austin Experimental Forest.
Masks or face coverings are now optional in Granbury ISD schools. As you know, the CDC, Texas Department of Health, and district still recommend students and staff continue to wear masks or face coverings out of an abundance of caution.
Students in Hood County, Texas are invited to enter the 2021 Congressional Art Competition.
Granbury High School senior and young filmmaker Holly Hodges recently got accepted into her dream school, USC School of Cinematic Arts, a private media school within the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.
Payton Holmgreen wasn’t a model student.
Eighty-three Granbury High School students were inducted into the National Honor Society at a ceremony held on March 16 in the GHS Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center.
Weatherford College is accepting applications for its first open enrollment paramedic program.
GHS aviation program gives students wings
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