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“Granbury is a tight-knit community with great recreational appeal,” Grable said. “It’s everything we were looking for, and we want to be good stewards of the community. Exposing people to not only Granbury but the Texas culture is something we’re passionate about.”

Chuckwagon cook-offs are now famous throughout the Southwest, especially in Texas. “We’ll have wagons from Texas, Oklahoma — all over — coming in for this event,” Robertson explained. Chuckwagon cooking offers a unique, historically authentic experience unlike typical BBQ or catering. He added, “These cook-offs are two-part events.

Before class participants created their version of the drink, Sledge conducted a ‘dry run,’ explaining the recipe, ingredients and techniques used to make the cocktail. The Old Fashioned lesson, crafted with Sledge’s Rocky Branch Bourbon, included a tutorial with a kitchen blow torch to smoke flavored wood chips. This technique added a hint of smokiness to the drink, enhancing its flavor profile.

July 13’s event marked the first RC boat show in Granbury, aiming to bring together RC boat enthusiasts who typically race or run their boats with a small group of friends. “We wanted to get together; this was a first of its kind in Granbury. We’re planning on hosting it two or three times a year from now on out,” said Bogle.

At 107 E. Bridge St., in the heart of Granbury, stands D’Vine Wine, a winery that epitomizes community spirit, entrepreneurial creativity and destiny. It is co-owned by Dr. Tony Hedges, his …

Established in 1934, Camp El Tesoro celebrates 90 years of outdoor education and adventure for children in North Texas, with the highlight of the celebration camp weekend happening on September …

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 …

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