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The Hood County Substance Abuse Council (HCSAC) was one of four organizations in Texas that recently received a $50,000 grant from CARA (Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act) to conduct education and prevention services regarding opioids in the local community.

The Hood County Substance Abuse Council (HCSAC) is collaborating with Cook Children’s Safe Kid Program and will be handing out lock boxes during the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 23.

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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.

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“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.

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. 

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Granbury, Texas resident Ronnie Miller was only 3 years old when his father, Sgt. John Edward Miller, was killed in action while serving in Vietnam on June 11, 1966, making him Hood County’s first Vietnam War casualty.

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the First National Bank moved the vault door from The Hood County State Bank.  It was installed in The First National Bank and would become its safe deposit vault.  It is still in use today.

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Later this year in November, the town will celebrate Granbury’s sesquicentennial, honoring the founding of the town of Granbury and its 150th anniversary and commemorating the citizens, traditions and culture of 1871.