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Outdoor activities

Meet Shawn Massey, a dedicated master gardener from the Lake Granbury Master Gardener’s Club. Since moving to Granbury in 2018, Massey has been passionate about gardening. When she learned …

Smith’s grassroots effort reflects a growing trend among residents to make a difference by helping birds, butterflies, bees, and other wildlife while promoting sustainable gardening practices.

Stay and play: top staycations and day trips near Hood County By Micky Shearon Special to the Hood County News micky@hcnews.com Believe it or not, it’s June! School is out, …

Karissa Sorrells, Hood County YMCA's director of wellness and sports, recently shared insights about upcoming celebrations. "We have two exciting events coming up.

Through teaching, workshops, mentorship programs and community outreach, Kirksey is honest about the work, risk and money involved.

The event is open to the public and promises a day of fun and competition. Participants, aged 12 and above, can bring their own guns and ammunition, although ammunition can be purchased at the venue.

More than a display of shining chrome and roaring engines, the (LSSRA) State Run demonstrates the interest, passion, commitment and community spirit to the automobile sport.

The annual fish fry supporting the North Hood County Volunteer Fire Department takes place Saturday, May 25 from 11 a.m. to approximately 5 p.m. at Warran’s Backyard, 2901 Weatherford Highway. The event includes live music, a silent auction/raffle and more.

Water temperatures have been a little slow to rise this year as we are actually having a spring season. Typically, we go from winter straight to summer. Lake temperatures are rising into the 70s and …

“To the pond!” is the rally cry as children excitedly scamper to a new adventure. Young explorers of every age dive into the banks of the pond while their parents bring up the rear, …

I get asked quite often what type hooks are best to use for fishing with live bait. There is not just one good answer. Each guide and fisherperson has his or her own favorite. The size and type of …

Fall finally arrived with rain, a drop in temperature, changing leaves and autumn flowers. So, after a season of brutal heat and drought, what was blooming? Texas aster, a hardy native perennial, …

Aspiring astronomers will get the chance to view the night sky like never before with the help of Acton Nature Center’s 10 th annual Star Party event set from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Nov. 11.

It is that time of the year. Some folks put their boats up for the season and many of us keep right on using our boats throughout the year. Either way, it is a good idea to get that maintenance done …

There is nothing quite like Texas when the weather cools just a bit and the entire state breathes a collective sigh of relief that the hottest days are behind us. Something else magical happens in …

Fall turnover actually starts when the surface starts to cool. The cooler water on top is heavier (more dense) and starts to sink, causing the lake to literally turnover. The cooler weather has been …

Hood County is an area steeped in rich history and filled with charming architecture, from the iconic Hood County Courthouse to the Granbury Opera House, which stands as a testament to the town's …

Sometimes when you’re out on the water, out in the field or maybe on the golf course, the rain will come. A slow drizzle without any thunder can be refreshing certain times of the year and may …

Hood County residents will soon learn how to become a partner with the environment after listening to Acton Nature Center’s “Introduction to Backyard Composting” lecture set for 2 …

“Rocks Alive!” — an interactive science exhibit for children and their families — will be held on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Acton Nature Center, 6900 Smoky Hill Ct.

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