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Creative cakes

March 19, 2014
Creative cakes

Free birthday cake was served Saturday morning on the square as part of General Granbury’s Birthday Celebration. From right, Sharon Wiley and Barbara Boozer are ready to serve the cake to those attending the festival. The colorful cakes featured unique features, like the hat rising up out of the cake in the foreground.

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Scenes from General Granbury's Birthday Bash

March 19, 2014
Scenes from General Granbury's Birthday Bash





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Youth travel to stock shows

March 15, 2014

Jolee Tuggle, Brad Winn, Mya Nunez, and Alli Rogoski had goat entries in the Austin Stock Show.

There are several Lipan kids going to the Houston Stock Show with their animals this month. Good luck to all!

RECOVERING

David Massey is now out of the hospital and recovering at home.

Melody (Wartes) Ledbetter had surgery on Tuesday.

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Key, Croft, Leggett are winners

March 15, 2014
Key, Croft, Leggett are winners

Pecan Plantation’s Archery Association announces the winners of its most recent 2D/3D tournament.

Congratulations to tournament winners John Key, compound bow; Ron Croft, bare bow, and Jim Leggett, cross bow.

Sy Rosenfeld reports that the turnout for compound bows was good, and more bare bow and cross bow competitors would be welcome at future events.

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Church Clips

March 15, 2014

FAIRVIEW YOUTH OFFERING Arts, Crafts, Baked Goods

Fairview Freedom Warriors youth group plans a fundraiser Saturday, March 15 at Fairview Baptist Church, 5041 Weatherford Highway.

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. the youth will offer arts, crafts and bake sale items.

Good News Club coming

to Waples Baptist Church

Waples Baptist Church will host the Good News Club from 3-4:15 p.m.

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Texas Independence awards given

March 15, 2014
Texas Independence awards given

Students and parents packed into the exhibit room at Granbury Square Plaza last week as winners were announced for the 2014 Texas Independence Day Celebration Student History Fair.

Most winners were present and accounted for, while some were away participating in school activities.

Elementary exhibits

1. Korbin Miller, $150, Oak Woods School.

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Continuing the good work

March 15, 2014
Continuing the good work

The Comanche Peak Detachment, Marine Corps League recently presented a check for $1,000 to the Women’s Service League of the Salvation Army in Granbury. From left: Kay Newman, Carol Shuck, Cheryl Troxel and Detachments Commandant Raymond Beard. The Women’s Service League supports many activities in Granbury, and the money will stay in Granbury.

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Come on, sit a spell

March 12, 2014
Come on, sit a spell

Granbury Lions Club member Harry Turner (right) greets County Judge Darrell Cockerham Monday morning as Cockerham steps out of his office to check out a new addition to the historic courthouse on the square. Granbury Lions donated five wooden benches, now located on the ground floor of the courthouse. Other benches are set to be donated to various locations in Hood County for public use.

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Colonial fabrics

March 12, 2014
Colonial fabrics

Suzanne Walshe-Cooley (left) and Rosina Duckworth delivered a wonderful presentation on colonial fabric for the local Thomas Joslin Chapter of the National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century Monday morning at the First Christian Church meeting room. Fun facts were presented as they explained in detail the lady-like attire from the colonial times.

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Honoring Fallen Heroes event Saturday, March 22

March 12, 2014

A time of reflection, honor and remembrance is set aside Saturday, March 22, when fallen heroes of Hood County will be remembered at the U.S. Veterans Museum, 601 N. Thorp Springs Road.

The honorees include:

U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Riley C. Stephens, of Tolar.

Deputy Sheriff Larry John Miller of the Hood County Sheriff’s Department.

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