Memorial Day program on the square May 25

May 24, 2015
A Memorial Day program begins at 10 a.m. Monday morning on the square. The program begins with airplanes from Pecan Plantation in the missing man formation. The Cruisin’ Granbury outdoor festival continues on the square through 5 p.m.

Special programs for children begin June 6 at library

May 24, 2015
All things heroic will be explored this summer as Hood County Library presents its summer library program, “Every Hero Has A Story!” Five special programs at 2 p.m. on Saturdays are planned in the library meeting room. Wildlife on the Move is the opening program June 6 and always draws a crowd. Two shows are planned this year to better accommodate the event. Those attending will need tickets available from the library,817-573-3569.

Flash flooding possible through Sunday night

May 23, 2015
A flash flood watch continues through Sunday night in Hood County. Over an inch of rain fell Saturday, and more is expected. Flash flooding is possible because of saturated soils combined with anticipated heavy rainfall.

Caudle, Garcia each earn $10,000 scholarship

May 23, 2015
Granbury High School senior scholar athletes Krysta Caudle and Joshua Garcia each received a $10,000 scholarship presented by the Granbury ISD Education Foundation. Caudle received the Briggs Berry Scholarship, and Garcia received the Tom and Susan Durant Scholarship.

Flags, veterans museum moving to Glen Rose

May 23, 2015
The Field of Flags scheduled for Glen Rose this holiday weekend is postponed to July 4 because of swampy ground, officials said. The flags and U.S. Veterans Museum will be moving from Granbury to Glen Rose, director Tom Green said.

Cruisn’ Granbury continues all weekend

May 23, 2015
The Cruisin’ Granbury outdoor festival continues on the sqaure Sunday, May 24. Vendors will also be on the square for the Memorial Weekend outdoor festival. Elvis impersonators will entertain from 1 – 5 p.m. Activities continue through Monday.

Bates recognized for 20 years

May 23, 2015
CEO Jeff Bates of the Hood County Boys and Girls Club was recently recognized for more than 20 years of service. He began his career with Boys and Girls Club in California in 1993, and has worked in four Clubs holding several positions.

Cruisin’ Granbury on the square this weekend

May 22, 2015
The Cruisin’ Granbury car show runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 23. Vendors will also be on the square for the Memorial Weekend outdoor festival. Elvis impersonators will entertain from 1 – 5 p.m. Activities continue through Monday.

Sports Updates

NCTA wins Henderson Cup

May 22, 2015
North Central Texas Academy has been awarded the Henderson Cup for the Class A division by the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools. The award goes to the school with the best overall performance in athletics, academics and art throughout the school year. This is the sixth time for NCTA to win the award and the first since 2004.

Area fishing report

May 22, 2015
Granbury is being maintained full. The Brazos has been releasing water to keep the level constant. Muddy water has been pulled all the way through the reservoir. Catfish, bass and crappie are being caught in 1 to 6 feet of water in the backs of sloughs. If you can locate the stripers and sand bass and use silver slabs you can catch fish. Possum Kingdom and Bridgeport have risen significantly. However, they still have a way to go to full level. Hybrids are good on Bridgeport. Stripers to 15 pounds continue to be caught on Possum Kingdom mid- lake upstream of the mudline.

Pitch, Hit & Run winners

May 22, 2015
These youngsters won their respective categories at the recent Boys & Girls Club Pitch, Hit & Run Competition:
Chase Cantrell, All-Around Boys 7-8 champion.
Weston Cantrell, All-Around Boys 9-10 champion.
Caleb Anderson, All-Around Boys 11-12 champion.
Pete Brown, All-Around Boys 13-14 champion.
Kaylin Quicksail, All-Around Girls 7-8 champion.
Jack Hernendez, Boys 7-8 Pitching champion.
Ryan Ogoesby, Boys 7-8 Running champion.
Jesse Hemmerling, Boys 9-10 Pitching champion.
Jack Damphousse, Boys 9-10 Hitting champion.
Cordel Gibson, Boys 11-12 Runing champion.

Hutto named all-star

May 22, 2015
Kyle Hutto of Cornerstone Christian Academy was recently selected to play in the Texas Christian Athletic Fellowship All-Star Baseball Game. He was 1-for-2 batting with a walk, along with pitching a perfect inning with a strikeout and making a diving clutch catch at third base. The game ended in a 0-0 tie.