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Spring break next week

March 8, 2014

Students and teachers have a pep in their step.

Classes dismissed Friday for the start of spring break. Granbury, Lipan and Tolar schools will be out all next week.Read the rest

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Election watch

March 8, 2014
Election watch

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TENSE MOMENTS: Lloyd “Butch” Barton watches anxiously as election results are posted Tuesday night at American Town Hall. Barton won the Precinct 2 seat on the Commissioners Court with 58 percent of the vote. County Road Ops employee Cynthia “Cindy” Gullett was Barton’s opponent.

IN RUNOFF: Kathy Gwinn (standing), who will be in a runoff with Darrell Grober for the Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace position, watches election returns with Cindy Gullett, who ran for the Precinct 2 seat on the Commissioners Court.Read the rest

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Daylight saving time: Move clocks forward

March 8, 2014

Daylight saving time starts this weekend, when we move our clocks forward an hour starting at 2 a.m. Sunday.

The ol’ spring “forward” deal.

The time change can make us sleepier than usual, so be careful driving to church Sunday morning.

The sun will set later in the day, giving us more time to enjoy the daylight.Read the rest

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Election results

March 7, 2014
Election results

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Granbury Gun Show expects to draw 500 visitors

March 5, 2014

Banquets, seminars and celebrations are planned at the Granbury Resort Conference Center and other city properties during the month of March.

Reservations and the number of people expected to attend are listed here.

Granbury Resort

Conference Center

March 3: Granbury High School girls basketball banquet (150)

March 6: Boys & Girls Club banquet (250)

March 7: Reception for City board members

March 10-14: National Association for Search and Rescue (15)

March 13: Alzheimer’s community education seminar (125)

March 18: Healthy Woman luncheon (300)

March 20-21: Tarleton ESP Seminar (450)

March 22-23: Granbury Gun Show (500)

March 27: Luminant Seminar (100)

March 27: Dentsply Implants seminar (30)

March 29: Allen/ Dunn family reunion (100)

American Town Hall

March 2: Birthday party

March 4: Hood County Clean Air Coalition

March 15: Bridal shower

Neely House

March: 2-9-16-23: Harvest Church

March: 6-13-20-27: Church group

March: 8: Wedding

March 15: Birthday partyRead the rest

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Community Pantry food delivery on first Friday

March 5, 2014

The Monthly Community Pantry will be at the Granbury First United Methodist Church (FUMC) distribution site Friday, March 7, from 9-11:30 a.m.

Fresh food distribution through the Tarrant Area Food Bank takes place on the first Friday each month at Granbury FUMC, 301 Loop 567.

The Monthly Community Pantry provides fresh produce and dairy products that often are not available weekly at the community food pantries in Hood County.Read the rest

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City utilities, Lipan school elections

March 5, 2014

| City utilities, lipan School Elections

On Saturday, May 10, voters will determine the makeup of the Lipan School Board and whether the city of Granbury should sell its electric utility system.

In Lipan, Todd Tuggle, who was appointed to fill a vacancy in the Place 2 seat, is unopposed on the ballot, as is Walter Baldree, who holds the Place 5 seat.Read the rest

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Warm welcome for Warren

March 5, 2014
Warm welcome for Warren

Warren Ketteman, the new executive director of the Lake Granbury Area Economic Development Corporation, was the man of the hour at a reception held in his honor in the council chambers at Granbury City Hall. Ketteman, pictured here seated at one of the tables with his wife, Lisa, chatted with City Council member Gary Couch and former council member Lisa Johnson.Read the rest

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Woman’s conviction enhanced by murder

March 5, 2014

A Hurst woman’s 1993 murder conviction enhanced her sentencing on a felony count of delivery of a controlled substance. She was handed a 10-year prison term Thursday by a Hood County jury, District Attorney Rob Christian said.

Ramona Rhnea Chisholm, 50, – aka Raymona Rhnea Dowthitt – was convicted Thursday of delivering hydrocodone pills to an undercover narcotics officer in July 2012, Christian said.Read the rest

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GISD students advance to state science fair

March 5, 2014
GISD students advance to state science fair

Nine Granbury ISD students from Crossland Ninth Grade Center, Acton Middle School and Granbury Middle School continued to excel with science projects at the 63rd Fort Worth Regional Science Fair Feb. 23-24 at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Advancing to the ExxonMobil Texas Science and Engineering Fair on March 20-23 at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center in San Antonio are:

Crossland students Kaylee Brawner and Liesl Krone; AMS students Benjamin Lillagore, Jack Miller, Eileen Parker, Kaitlyn Parker and Rayni Skaggs; and GMS students Ranisha Pickett and Lauren Wallace.Read the rest

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