The news Monday wasn't as bad as expected, but Hood County nevertheless has 84 confirmed active COVID-19 cases, according to Hood County Public Health Authority Dr. David Blocker.
Law authorities reported a quiet July 4th holiday weekend. Police Lt. Russell Grizzard said he didn't see any unusual reports "compared to any other weekend."
The 2020 Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty Drivers Club, which was going to be coming to Granbury this year, has been reschedule for June of next year due to the COVID-19 pandemic
A teacher working this summer for the Extended School Year program at the STEAM Academy at Mambrino tested positive for COVID-19.
Somervell County's popular Gypsy Hearts Market is coming to Granbury next weekend, July 10-12.
The annual fireworks spectacular over Lake Granbury hit a lull in the middle but came on strong at the end, especially the grand finale.
The Acton Nature Center offers its first-Saturday-of-the-month Bird Walk today (July 4th). Participants should gather at 7 a.m. at the center's parking area.
Hood County is heading into the July 4 holiday weekend with 100 active COVID-19 cases and the COVID-related death of another local resident, according to Hood County Public Health Authority Dr.
Most of the wintering birds are now gone, and the summertime surface feeding fish can be found at times under the egrets and cranes that are feeding on the baitfish pushed to the surface.
SUCCESSFUL DAY: Granbury’s Shawn and Michele Scott show off their recent catch on lake Granbury. COURTESY
On Monday, we will return to the polls and choose who we want to represent District 60 in Austin — Glenn Rogers or Jon Francis.
Mark Hiler will marry Syndey Treviño in Austin this November. Mark grew up in Granbury and graduated with the GHS class of 2010. He then attended Texas State Univesity where he earned a BS and a MS. He met fellow student Syndey at TSU where she was majoring in Recreational Administration. The two live in Austin where she works for a youth services non-profit. Mark works for the US Geological Survey.
The Auxiliary of Lake Granbury Medical Center, Inc. is the 501(c)3 organization that provides volunteers for the hospital. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, members have not been to work at their stations throughout the hospital.
Early voting for the Tuesday, July 14 primary runoff election will continue next week at Annex 1, 1410 W. Pearl St.
In the name of political correctness, with all of the statues being torn down and mascot names changed and team names being changed and “slave owners” names being deleted from buildings, what are we going to do when someone realizes that both Hood County and Granbury are named after Confederate generals?
I have been very careful in my previous columns not to paint all liberals I with the same brush.
Like most people, you probably have many financial goals: a comfortable retirement, long vacations, college for your children or grandchildren, the ability to leave something behind for the next generation, and so on. To achieve these various goals, you may have to follow different investment strategies – and you might have to make some tradeoffs along the way.
A memorial marks the area where a 32-yearold man was killed in a hit-and-run Thursday night, June 4 at Holly Hills Cemetery Road and Del Prado Drive in Mesa Grande north of Granbury. Kenneth Morgan Webb of Balboa Court in Mesa Grande was walking when he was hit by a vehicle, authorities said. The vehicle’s description is unknown, and no suspect has been arrested, but the sheriff’s office continues to seek leads. Anyone with information should call 817-579-3307 or Crime Stoppers at 817-573-TIPS. ROGER ENLOW
Fighting for survival due to a vetoed government grant program, the Hood County Clean Air Coalition is asking local governmental entities, and possibly other stakeholders, to pitch in to keep the organization afloat.
Those plotting to celebrate their independence by participating in a July 4 parade without a permit could lose their own freedom for doing so.
Despite all the changes to this weekend’s events due to COVID-19, the Kiwanis Firecracker 5K is still set to take place at Tidwell Field on Saturday, July 4. Registration is available online or at the event. The walk/run will begin promptly at 8 a.m. Awards will be given out immediately following the conclusion of the 5K. For more information on the race or to sign up, visit www.runsignup.com/Race/TX/Granbury/LakeGranburyKiwanisFirecracker5K.
Facing mounting criticism because of a sexually suggestive photo on his Facebook page, rookie Granbury School Board member Bob Swearingen apologized before resigning in a special school board meeting Tuesday afternoon.
Sixteen wounded veterans are scheduled to come to town later this month for a weekend of water sports on Lake Granbury.
Hood County currently has 57 active cases of COVID-19, according to Hood County Public Health Authority Dr. David Blocker.