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March 12, 2014

Esther’s Royal Tea

in Thorp Springs Saturday

First Baptist Church Thorp Springs Women’s Fellowship, also known as Glory Girls, will host Esther’s Royal Texas Saturday, March 15.

The event runs from 2-4 p.m. and includes refreshments, entertainment, fun and fellowship.

There is no charge to attend, instead a canned food item is requested as a donation to an area food ministry.

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Helping Hands

March 12, 2014

RUNNING WILD FOR AUTISM

SET MARCH 29 AT SHANLEY PARK

A City Scramble and 5K is billed as the Running Wild for Autism event Saturday, March 29 at Shanley Park.

The 5K begins at 7:30 a.m. on winding paths starting at Shanley Park, and past the historic square.

The City Scramble begins at 9:30 a.m.

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Aranda is Youth of Year

March 12, 2014
Aranda is Youth of Year

It’s like home. It’s like family. The Boys & Girls Club of Hood County is near and dear to the heart of Valeria Aranda.

Thursday night Aranda was given the Club’s top award. The 17-year-old was named Youth of the Year at the Stars of Tomorrow banquet presented by the Boys & Girls Club of Hood County Thursday night at the Granbury Resort Conference Center.

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Books are powerful

March 12, 2014

“One must always be careful of books and what’s in them, for words have the power to change us.” -Cassandra Clare, author of young adult fiction

“I Am Abraham”

Learning about our past is a privilege. With this first-person tale of Lincoln’s recounting the historic arc of his life, we get to experience his boyhood, his improbable rise to prominence, and his perspective of the horrific War Between the States.

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AARP Tax-Aide teams available by appointment

March 8, 2014

Free federal tax preparation and e-filing is available from AARP Tax-Aide teams through April 12 according to Ron Petersen, Granbury Tax-Aide coordinator.

Contact one of the following locations to schedule your tax preparation:

Hood County Senior Center on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 817-573-5533, 501 E. Moore St.

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Art teacher makes a difference

March 8, 2014
Art teacher makes a difference

George Bernard Shaw wrote in his 1903 play, “Man and Superman,” “He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.” The phrase sounds like a criticism of teaching. But this well-worn phrase does not always apply — maybe even rarely applies.

Judy Mason, the March demo artist for the Lake Granbury Art Association, is the antithesis of this claim.

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This certainly helps

March 8, 2014
This certainly helps

Mayor Nin Hulett recently accepted a $25,000 donation from Faye Landham, president of the Granbury Opera Guild, as members of the Guild look on. The check for Granbury Historical Properties was used to pay for Opera House curtains and other items in the renovated Opera House. The Granbury Opera Guild held many fundraising events through the years to raise this money.

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Helping Hands

March 8, 2014

Questions about memory loss you’RE afraid to ask

Alzheimer’s disease strikes fear in the hearts of most people, particularly senior adults. One in three people know someone with Alzheimer’s.

“Our brain does change as our body ages,” according to Judy Budlong, program coordinator for the North Central Texas Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Art guild prepares for spring events

March 8, 2014

Spring is busy with activity for the Pecan Plantation Art Guild (PPAG). Plans are already in the making for the group’s participation in April’s garage sale, the spring art show at the Langdon Center over Memorial Day weekend, and gallery night later in the year.

Tuesday will bring the PPAG’s March meeting beginning at 10:30 a.m.

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Church Clips

March 8, 2014

Soup supper and LentEn Services AT EMMANUeL

Emmanuel Lutheran Church will have Soup Supper and Mid-week Lenten Services on Wednesday, March 12, 19, 26, April 2 and 9.

Soup Supper at 6 p.m. with service following at 7 p.m. The church is at 2301 Fall Creek Highway. Call 817-326-2201 for more information.

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