There may be a multitude of peace-loving Americans praying that the recent threats coming out of North Korea are resolved without any sort of violence or bloodshed, but Granbury resident Billy Martin has a more immediate reason to call on help from above.
Martin was scheduled to leave today from Incheon International Airport in South Korea, about 30 miles west of Seoul, as he makes his way to Cambodia for a third consecutive year to teach English and the Bible to Koreans.… Read the rest
State Senator Brian Birdwell (R-Granbury) and Dr. Charles O’Toole, D.O., also of Granbury, were recently honored for their “extraordinary qualities of leadership, service and patriotism” by the Texas Society Daughters of the American Revolution at its 114th Conference in Houston.
Birdwell was keynote speaker during the conference’s National Defense banquet and was presented the DAR’s most prestigious award – the DAR Medal of Honor.… Read the rest
Rafael Cruz, father of U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, will speak to the Hood County Tea Party on Thursday, April 25 at 6:45 p.m. at American Town Hall, 220 Travis St. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.
Rafael Cruz came to the United States at the age of 18 from Cuba. He had fought in Fidel Castro’s army starting at age 14. He was fighting for “hope and change” for his country.… Read the rest
“Out of Africa” is the theme for the April meeting of Granbury Christian Women’s Connection in the dining room at deCordova Bend Estates on Tuesday, April 23. The meeting will begin at 11 a.m. with lunch service starting at 11:15.
The main speaker is Meryl Bishop who originally hails from South Africa. She will talk about the excitement and adventure she discovered when she stepped out of her comfort zone.… Read the rest
America’s Glorius Quilts? Signed books by John Graves? How about the Hunger Games Trilogy?
It could be a great weekend to shop for books.
Friends of the Library has its Spring Book Sale at the Hood County Library next weekend, April 26-28.
A selection of collector books will be offered at a silent auction on Friday and Saturday. The auction will end at 5 p.m.… Read the rest
Spring is in the air, a time for new growth and life, which spells hope! If we can’t provide hope to our clients then our purpose is futile.
Mission Granbury’s primary purpose is to “provide resources for individuals and families in need or crisis.” Hope should be equally as important as the services we provide our clients. … Read the rest