Hood County News is an American twice weekly newspaper, serving Granbury and Hood County, Texas. It is descended from the Granbury Vidette, founded around 1884 by Ashley W. Crockett. It also descends from other newspapers, through a series of mergers and other ownership changes, and name changes. Under the ownership of Hood County News, Incorporated, it began its current form in November 1970.[3]

The paper won a number of awards at the 2010 convention of the Texas Press Association.[4] It also prints the Texas Press Messenger for Texas Press Association.[5]