As I write this last article for the current year, 2020, like many of you, I reflect back on a year none of us could have ever anticipated. At my induction as president of the association in January, we began the new year with an excited expectation. Before long, all of us would be faced with the unthinkable, a worldwide shutdown due to a pandemic.
August Pfluger, the newly elected representative for Texas House District 11, was sworn in at the U.S. Capitol Sunday evening by House Minority Leader and California Republican Kevin McCarthy.
The show will go on this week.
My Dad and I had a unique relationship. He was a hardworking fella who had a terrific work ethic and was very principled. He was not an outgoing person and unlike me, was very quiet. My Grandmother once exclaimed that Dad was so quiet, they did not know he could talk until he was 17!
Michele and Joshua Carswell of Stephenville announced the birth of their son — the first baby born in 2021 at Lake Granbury Medical Center.
Free COVID-19 testing is available through Friday for Hood County residents, and another round of free testing will be available Jan. 11-29.
The Tolar High School band has been invited to perform for the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on Dec. 7, 2021. The event will be part of the National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day ceremonies.
The owners of Pig Iron City, a local motorcycle apparel and Army surplus store located at 4061 E. U.S. Highway 377, have decided it’s time to close up shop — and they did on Dec. 26, after almost 33 years of service.
Christmas this year was difficult for John and Leeann Hillery.
With the coming bypass, observers may not have to wait ‘til the cows come home to see what the future holds for the once rough-and-tumble ranching community of Cresson.
The sheriff’s office continues to investigate a COVID-19 testing company for possible fraud or identity theft.
All her life, Anne Seitrich has been passionate about cemeteries. They contain not only history but monuments that in her view are works of art.
Madison Davis of Gran bury is pictured with one of the striped bass caught on a catch and release trip Dec.18 on Lake Granbury. Madison was fishing with her dad,Tom Davis, who is also a Granbury resident.
For the second time this year, a vehide plows through the glass at the front of Pamela Burchfield’s consignment store Bella Rosa.
Granbury city officials are assured by the Texas Deartment of Transportation (TxDOT) that the agency will install temporary fixes at the traffic-clogged and unaligned US 377 and SH 144 intersection after Thanksgiving.
Good Samaritan Pete Caballero pulls a man from a urning vehicle after an accident on Hwy. 377.
Apnewly-designed Hood County News launches under the new ownership of aul Hyde, founder of the Hyde Media Group, and new publisher Sam Houston.
The city and Visit Granbury launch a #GranburyLove mask campaign to encourage locals and visitors to wear masks.
Gov. Greg Abbott endorses Jack Wilson in the Republican primary election runoff for the Precinct 3 seat on the Commissioners Court.
For the first time since 1996, the graduation ceremony for Granbury High School seniors is held at Pirate Stadium.
Lift the Bar Fitness opens in defiance of the governor’s executive orders, and County Attorney Matt Mills announces that he will not prosecute anyone in violation of those orders because he believes they are unconstitutional.
Chamber president and CEO Mike Scott sees hope at the other end of the pandemic and says that there is “a ton of support” for businesses that are hurting financially because of the coronavirus.
Four Hood County couples on a cruise are quarantined aboard the Grand Princess after a passenger on a previous cruise died after contracting the coronavirus.
The Hood County Hospital District board sues Lake Granbury Medical Center and its parent company after the hospital announces that it will cease outpatient services for the county’s indigent patients at its family clinic.