To Heather Wayman, a waist is a terrible thing to mind – especially when it keeps a woman from enjoying all the benefits that belly dancing has to offer.
Over and over again, Wayman, who runs Belly By Heather (www.bellybyheather.com), has seen women become transformed when they let go of their inhibitions – and their hips.
See, it’s not about the belly.… Read the rest
The Millers and the Heavenhills crossed hearts before they crossed paths.
Shelbie Miller-Gaddy was a senior at Granbury High School in 2004 when her mother, Jennifer, bought a ramshackle house in the 600 block of East Bridge Street, a short distance from the town square.
Immediately, Shelbie felt a connection to the house, even though it wasn’t much to look at and definitely had issues.… Read the rest
Starting a New Life begins the next session Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the education building of St. Frances Cabrini Church.
For more than 18 years this ministry has helped people who have lost a loved one to death. It is a peer ministry, which means that all facilitators have experienced a loss, and can aid those in grief.
This ministry offers two 10- week sessions, one in the fall and one in the winter, to help people who have lost a spouse, a parent, a child, a relative, or a close friend to death.… Read the rest
The Texas Independence Day Celebration is the first outdoor festival on the square this year with activities planned Saturday and Sunday, March 1-2.
Vendors and historical exhibits around the square include vintage clothing, food, art and gadgets from 19th century Texas.
This year’s festival includes a bull riding event at City Beach. Children’s activities, a cannon display and a chuck wagon cook-off are also scheduled.… Read the rest
The Lake Granbury Newcomers Club not only meets each month as a whole, but also special interest groups gather during days in between meetings to share hobbies and fellowship.
One such group, “Evening Out,” held a dinner last month for members and husbands. The event provided extra support for Mission Granbury, and 74 attendees were present.
Raffle tickets for donated prizes, including a beautiful handwrought necklace by local artist and jeweler Mary Churchman, were sold at the event and netted a $600 donation to Mission Granbury.… Read the rest
Hood County Library is launching a new preschool reading program called 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten.
This year-round reading program, sponsored by The Friends of the Library, encourages parents and older siblings to read aloud to their children on a regular basis in preparation for kindergarten.
By reading three books a day to your preschooler, they can easily reach 1,000 books read in one year.… Read the rest