The Friends of Pooch Plantation (FOPP) hosted a pet costume parade and trick or treating event last weekend, and it was a puppy paradise. FOPP President Mary Kunkel thanks all of the participating vendors for their handing out of treats and for helping make the day such a success. Thanks also go to the costume contest judges, Beverly Franzen, Bruce Lockwood, and Lisa Rodrigues.… Read the rest
A Veterans Day observance is set Monday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at the Granbury Cemetery. The 30-minute ceremony will include representatives from all military services, the Granbury High School Marine Corps Junior ROTC, the Hood County Judge and others.
A fly-over of local airplanes is planned to begin the event.
“The public is invited to attend to show their honor and respect for our many deserving local veterans from World War I to the present,” said Phil Newsom, of the recently-formed Greater Granbury Council of Veterans Organizations.… Read the rest
Last Monday night, the Lipan Booster Club hosted its annual “Meet the Indians” night at the Lipan Gymnasium.
The varsity and junior varsity girls scrimmaged against Baird, while the Booster Club served free hot dogs and drinks. Following the game, the Lipan basketball teams were introduced to the community. There was a huge crowd of Indian fans to meet the 2013-14 teams.… Read the rest
The Monthly Community Pantry (formerly known as the Mobile Food Pantry) will be at the Granbury First United Methodist Church (FUMC) distribution site Friday, from 9-11:30 a.m. Future distributions will be on the first Friday each month.
Fresh food distribution through the Tarrant Area Food Bank’s Mobile Pantry takes place on the third Saturday each month at Granbury FUMC, 301 Loop 567.… Read the rest
“Eternal Life: A Requiem,” by Howard Goodall, will be presented Saturday at 7 p.m. at Acton United Methodist Church, 3433 Fall Creek Highway. All who are mourning the loss of a loved one are encouraged to attend.
Rev. Suzanne Cate will direct the musical ensemble. Cate has served as pastor of music and worship at Acton UMC for the past 13 years.… Read the rest
Granbury First Methodist
To host gospel quartet
Forgiven Gospel Quartet will be performing at Granbury First United Methodist Church on Sunday, Nov. 10 for 8:30 and 10:50 a.m. worship services.
These men have been spreading the “good news of Jesus Christ” all across middle America since July 1981. To learn more about this Southern gospel group, visit the website www.forgiven-quartet.com.
The church is located at 301 Loop 567.… Read the rest
Many Halloween and fall-related activities are planned through Oct. 31. The following information has been provided to the Hood County News by event organizers.
Now Through Halloween
10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays.
Hay rides, photo opportunities and more.
Raison Farms, 4208 Dunn Court.
Noon – dark, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. – dark on Saturday and Sunday.… Read the rest