As many staff and students of the GISD community geared up to start a brand new school year on Wednesday, the worries of the previous school years challenges have left an overwhelming sense of uneasiness.
Consistently, when talking to people in our beautiful city, the questions I am most frequently asked are about statistics and market conditions. What is selling? Is the market good or bad? What is happening in my neighborhood? So, let’s talk about the Market.
September 1 was opening day. It’s a date a lot of people have circled on their calendar because it signifies the beginning of dove season.
I grew up in a family that loves good food. In fact, my dad was so serious about it he used to rate the recipes my mom made on a scale of one to ten. My mom, being the good sport that she is, took it as constructive criticism, realizing that it was the recipe, not her cooking, that he was judging.
The musical “Mamma Mia!”was one of the most popular productions ever at the historic Granbury Opera House. Set to ABBA’s hits, the musical tells the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father while unfolding on a Greek island paradise.
One of the boldest burglaries ever noted in Granbury occurred on Wednesday night of last week.
iPads. Computers. Amazon. Social Media. Where do books fit in today? Where they always did. Right between your hands.
I will always remember where I was when the news first broke about coronavirus escalating from a small outbreak in China to a worldwide pandemic. I had just disembarked from the Disney Dream cruise ship in Port Canaveral and my telephone was buzzing with texts and emails from my travel clients.
The Lake Granbury Area Shrine Club’s charity golf tournament Monday, Oct. 19 is postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Authors Dan Vanderburg (center) and Carl Watson (right) talk with customers at Arts & Letters bookstore about their books Saturday. Vanderburg is a Granbury resident and sixth generation Texan who writes historical fiction based on the experiences of his ancestors. “I enjoy the research as much as anything else,” Vanderburg said. Watson is a retired teacher who writes both historical fiction and regular fiction. One of his books, “Kid Clay,” is based on his cowboy-turned-lawyer grandfather’s memoirs. Arts & Letters had activities throughout the day including teapot races sponsored by Tea Punk Teas and a book and wine pairing sponsored by D’Vine Wine. KATIE COLEMAN
We live in a world of hashtags and tweets. Trending is now the coveted display of brand popularity, replacing catchy jingles.
Granbury Mayor Nin Hulett presents checks to Granbury ISD Superintendent Jeremy Glenn (left photo) and Texas EMS Executive Director Ricky Reeves after the Granbury City Council voted to share some of the money the city received through the federal CARES Act. COURTESY
First National Bank of Granbury (FNB Your Hometown Bank) began in 1887 when it received its national bank charter. It survived the Great Depression, two World Wars, and hung around and served as the life-blood of this small Texas town.
Do we ever wonder how we came to live in this quaint town situated in the beautiful and verdant hills of North Texas? This place where we are graced each day as we drive along the gently flowing and sparkling waters of Lake Granbury. Do we take time to watch as the sun shines upon the waters causing flickers of light to jump and pop as if they are dancing to Beethoven’s 5th? Have we waited beside the river hoping to see a large fish crash through the top of the water seeking the plethora of bugs floating and moving on top of the glistening waves? Do we take time to view the grandeur before our eyes in the trees and flowers that move and sway when kissed by the early morning breeze? Do we take time to really see the people we meet on our journey through life? Do we brighten their day with a smile and a kind word?
The sheriff’s office has received several reports of fake money being passed in retail transactions.
A head-on crash killed a 30-year-old Granbury man on narrow FM Road 2580 northwest of Granbury.
Within a few weeks, listeners will be able to find ‘Cruz Around Granbury,’ a podcast series by Senior Staff Writer Kathy Cruz, on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Play Music and other podcast apps.
Craig “Digger” Hall was a supervisor at Forest Lawn cemetery in Hollywood Hills, Calif. during the 1990s when his brother, then a Tarleton professor, told him he must visit a great place called Granbury.
A Cresson volunteer firefighter lost her life fighting a wildfire Monday near Sacramento, California.
The Opera Guild of Granbury will have its annual Bingo Night fundraiser at De-Cordova Bend Country Club on Oct. 15 from 5-10p.m.
Hood County News Senior Staff Writer Kathy Cruz begins her podcast series “Cruz Around Granbury” chatting with local entrepreneur Craig “Digger” Hall, founder of the Pioneer Chile Company.
At a time when many community newspapers have shut their doors or been forced by hedge fund owners to fill their pages with wire service stories, the Hood County News has been given new life — and a renewed commitment to covering all things local.
Assuming the role of publisher of the Hood County News is a humbling undertaking.
Lightning sparked a spectacular fire Tuesday evening from oil storage tanks west of Cresson off Highway 377. No injuries were reported.