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Young woman promoting breast cancer awareness

April 19, 2014
Young woman promoting breast cancer awareness

Stacie Kolm found a knot in her breast on New Year’s Day.

She had been under the weather with bronchitis and for weeks was generally not feeling well. “It just seemed like something wasn’t right,” she said.

For the next two weeks, Stacie’s life was a whirlwind of tests, screenings and appointments with her doctor, surgeon, oncologist and plastic surgeon.

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20th annual Relay For Life next Saturday

April 19, 2014

Twenty teams are participating in the 20th year for Relay For Life of Hood County. The fundraiser for the American Cancer Society takes place next Saturday, April 26.

With an indoor event at Reunion Grounds, 641 Reunion Court, participants won’t have to worry about the weather.

Luminarias are available for $10 to remember those who have passed away from cancer. Email Carrie Peters at [email protected] for luminaria information.Read the rest

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Easter services planned

April 19, 2014

The Church on Thistle Ridge

4900 Sonterra Court

Sunday, April 20

Old-fashioned community outdoor Easter Sunrise Service, includes observance of the Lord’s Supper. Followed by a free indoor pancake breakfast.

6:30 a.m. Hot beverages will be served outdoors.

7 a.m. Worship service.

For more information, call 817-326-5501 or go to www.churchatgranbury.com.

Granbury First United

Methodist CHURCH

301 Loop 567

Sunday, April 20

8:30 and 10:50 a.m.Read the rest

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Ross wins at rodeo finals

April 19, 2014

Four Lipan youth made the finals during the last weekend of the KJRA rodeo season, April 11-13.

Zack Ross, son of Tim and Tracy Ross, won the team roping event in his age group. Zack was the header of the team.

Neali Overton, daughter of Jodi and Duane Overton, earned third place as the header of her team in the same age group.Read the rest

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United Way changing lives

April 19, 2014

United Way of Hood County provides leadership in Hood County to improve the lives and community conditions.

We identify problems and find solutions.

What you May already know about our local chapter of United Way is that we raise money to help fund 24 non-profit agencies that provide numerous charitable resources to local citizens.

You also may know we have a fundraising campaign each fall and send out a direct mail piece and hold various events throughout the year.Read the rest

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A&M Club celebrating Muster in Granbury

April 19, 2014

Former students of Texas A&M University will assemble in Granbury on Monday, April 21 for the annual Texas Aggie Muster to honor all Texas Aggies who have passed away within the last year, announced Muster Chair Cherie Brown, 1982.

Various Muster activities, including a social hour and dinner, will begin at 6 p.m. at the Harbor Lakes Golf Club in Granbury.Read the rest

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Orchestra will present historic arrangements

April 19, 2014

Music at Acton hosts the Brazos Chamber Orchestra Tuesday, April 22.

Led by Music Director David Anavitarte, the group will feature historic arrangements of favorite operatic overtures including the beloved “William Tell.”

The orchestra presentation also includes movie soundtracks.

The Brazos Chamber Orchestra is said to be entertaining and interacts with audiences of all ages.

The ensemble has performed in North Texas for 16 years and remains free to the public.Read the rest

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They are bringing awareness to invisible wounds of war

April 19, 2014

A motorcycle run fundraiser in Granbury on Saturday, April 26 will benefit veterans in a six county region, including Hood County.

The Run to BATIWOW event is to help those suffering from invisible wounds of war, such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Major Depressive Disorter (MDD).

BATTIWOW is an acronym for Bring Awareness To Invisble Wounds Of War.

Veteran Services Coordinator Robin Greer, of Pecan Valley Centers, reports “In Pecan Valley Centers’ six county region alone, there are over 36,000 veterans, many who suffer the invisible wounds of war.”

The BATIWOW event begins with registration from 8:30-10 a.m.Read the rest

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Sip it: Granbury Wine Walk scheduled for April 25-26

April 19, 2014
Sip it: Granbury Wine Walk scheduled for April 25-26

Look for more vendors at the Granbury Wine Walk coming Friday and Saturday, April 25-26 to the square and surrounding area.

Twenty wineries, 14 gourmet food, art and various other vendors, plus live music will provide energizing entertainment.

The annual event is in its fifth year, and proceeds are donated to various organizations. Beneficiaries of the event this year are Mission Granbury and Preserve Granbury.Read the rest

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City’s Dietrichs hits the ground running

April 19, 2014
City’s Dietrichs hits the ground running

Steve Dieterichs is pumped about his new gig as Granbury’s director of communication and marketing.

But it’s his daughter, Claire, who really makes his face light up.

“She’s adorable,” the proud dad says of his daughter, who will turn 3 in June.

Dieterichs’ first day on the job was last week. His previous position was director of tourism and Main Street for the city of Corsicana.Read the rest

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