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Community Pantry comes this Friday

October 1, 2014

The Monthly Community Pantry will be at the Granbury First United Methodist Church (FUMC) distribution site Friday, Oct. 3, from 9-11 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.

BLUFF DALE AREA FOOD PANTRY

Sponsor: Bluff Dale United Methodist Church.

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Party on the Peak brings out crowd on beautiful night

October 1, 2014
Party on the Peak brings out crowd on beautiful night

It was beautiful Saturday night atop Comanche Peak. Those attending the sixth annual Party on the Peak had something to smile about.

Party participants were ready for a climate change after wind, rain, cold and damp weather saturated the party for the past two years.

Party on the Peak is a benefit for Preserve Granbury and includes an authentic chuck wagon dinner complete with peach cobbler, about 60 silent auction and 13 live auction items and dancing to the sound of Eric Tull and the Open Rhodes Band.

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Running for Riley

October 1, 2014
Running for Riley

The memory of Tolar’s fallen Green Beret was honored in a big way at Saturday’s second annual Sgt. 1st Class Riley G. Stephens Memorial Scholarship Fund 5K Run/Fun Run. Participants of the 5K run take off at Tolar High School.

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Realtor Redo revitalization

October 1, 2014
Realtor Redo revitalization

The Realtor Redo has returned to the Granbury Historical District for their 2014 project. Terry McNew’s home at 215 N. Travis St. has been abuzz for days with Realtor Redo volunteers revitalizing the exterior her home. She is pictured with her son Jeff McNew of Gatesville.

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Treak or treat going to the dogs at Shanley Park

October 1, 2014

The sixth annual Bow Wow Trick or Treat is moving from the lawn at City Hall to its new location at Shanley Park on Saturday, Oct. 25.

Organizers report the additional space is needed as the event continues to grow every year. At Shanley Park, organizers look forward to accommodating hundreds of dogs.

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‘Patrick Henry’ speaks in Tolar

October 1, 2014
‘Patrick Henry’ speaks in Tolar

Tolar students were treated to a performance by Gary Sisson, in full costume and character as orator Patrick Henry.

Henry is famous for the “Give me liberty, or give me death!” speech made to the Virginia Convention in 1775.

The speech is credited with helping to pass a resolution delivering Virginia troops to the Revolutionary War.

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Classic teamwork

October 1, 2014
Classic teamwork

Granbury High School’s girls golf team began their fall season by hosting 18 other teams in the annual Lady Pirate Classic Friday and Saturday at Harbor Lakes Golf Club. Juliana Eckley (left) applies sunscreen for fellow team member Tifton Puckett as the sun bore down late Saturday morning on the final day of play.

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Educate your heart with a good book

October 1, 2014

“A good book is an education of the heart. It enlarges your sense of human possibility.”

Susan Sontag, author

“Lovely, Dark, Deep”

By Joyce Carol Oates

Short stories

Award-winning Joyce Carol Oates mesmerizes us once again with this collection of stories that maps the darkness within us all.

In the title story, the elderly Robert Frost is visited by an interviewer, a troubling young woman who seems to know a good deal more about him that she should.

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Bras for a Cause event will benefit Cancer Care Services

September 27, 2014

The Bras for a Cause/ Pink Ribbon Fashion show will be at 6 p.m., Sept. 30 at Celebration Hall on the Granbury square. Admission is $25.

Some of Granbury’s “most creative” breast cancer volunteers will be designing fantastic bras with a message – and sense of humor – to raise money for Cancer Care Services.

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Life Chain planned Sunday afternoon, Oct. 5 to defend human life

September 27, 2014

Life Chain, a “prayer chain,” is described as a peaceful, public witness against abortion. All are invited to join the Life Chain from 2:30 – 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5.

“Come join us and let us seek God’s divine intervention for the healing of our nation,” said spokeswoman Julia Pannell.

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