HOOD COUNTY NEWS Successor To " Granbury Vidette " Towns First Newspap ...
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Description: HOOD COUNTY NEWS Successor to " Granbury Vidette " towns first newspaper , founded 1872 by Capt . W . L . Bond and later owned by an 1882 staff recruit , A . W . Crockett ( 1857 1953 ) , a grandson of the Alamo hero . J . D . Ballard in 1884 started the " Granbury News " , later owned by highly regarded Frank Gaston . State Senator A . B . Crawford and wife in 1937 bought from Crockett the last paper he owned , merging it in 1946 with the " Granbury News " . In 1964 widowed Mrs . Crawford moved paper into this 1891 building and began to advocate historic preservation a policy continued by later owners after she retired in 1970 .