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More than 1,200 gowns donated

March 28, 2015
More than 1,200 gowns donated

DAR members collected new and gently-used evening gowns for Cinderella’s Closet at the 116th annual State Conference recently in San Antonio. The lending closet for military spouses and service women is at Joint Base San Antonio.

The project was initiated by National and State Chair, National Defense Committee Kathy Hanlon, of Granbury.

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Spring styles on the runway

March 28, 2015
Spring styles on the runway

Lake Granbury Newcomers Club will hold its next meeting on April 2 at Pecan’s clubhouse with the program being its annual style show. However, this year’s event will hold a different flare.

Coordinator Bernice Wills has envisioned a program including various generations of models – grandmothers, mothers, daughters, and even grandsons – with models ranging in age from two to 72 years.

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Mauldin ready to tackle United Way duties

March 28, 2015
Mauldin ready to tackle United Way duties

Becky Mauldin is 15 minutes late for lunch at Mi Familia.

“Sorry!” she said upon arrival. “I had people in my office.”

From here on out, she may have people in her office a lot.

On the day Mauldin met with the Hood County News, she was just five days on the job as the new executive director of United Way of Hood County.

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Benefit to help cancer patients

March 28, 2015

Proceeds from the Country Spirit Jamboree benefit cancer patients and survivors in Hood County with direct financial, emotional, spiritual and social programs.

You can show your support at the Jamboree sponsored by Cancer Care Services of Hood County Saturday, April 10.

The 10th annual Country Spirit Jamboree is at Reunion Grounds, 641 Reunion Court.

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Easter egg hunting at City Park today

March 28, 2015
Easter egg hunting at City Park today

The Community-Wide Easter Egg Hunt is planned with the whole family in mind.

The fun begins at 11 a.m. and continues through 2 p.m. Saturday, March 28 at Granbury City Park, 1218 W. Pearl St. Organizers encourage folks to arrive a little early to sign up for door prizes.

Free food, games and entertainment are planned in addition to the hunting of eggs.

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Change in Lipan school calendar

March 28, 2015

Thursday, April 2, will be a regular full day of school. On Friday, April 3, school will release at 12:30 p.m. This change in the school calendar will make up one of the bad weather days from February.

It’s time for STAAR testing to begin. Fourth graders will take the STAAR writing test on March 30 and March 31.

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Holy Week and Easter services announced for local churches

March 28, 2015
Holy Week and Easter services announced for local churches

The following church services have been reported to the Hood County Newsfor Holy Week and Easter Sunday.

Abundant Life

Community Church

220 N. Travis St.

682-498-3013

Sunday, April 5

11 a.m. Easter service

Acton United

Methodist Church

3433 Fall Creek Highway

817-326-4242

Sunday, March 29

6:30 p.m. “Not for a Moment,” a service of healing and hope.

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Veterans should contact Maddox for bus to VA

March 28, 2015

On March 18, the American Legion Post 491 hosted the first of this year’s quarterly Veterans Coalition meeting, so I’d like to share some of the things discussed.

Asa Maddox, American Legion Post 491, will be the sole point of contact for bus transportation to the VA Medical Facility in Fort Worth and Dallas.

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Goat, grant and gifts to Mission Granbury contribute to success

March 28, 2015
Goat, grant and gifts to Mission Granbury contribute to success

“Mission Granbury can’t thank the community enough for their generosity Saturday night at its annual gala,” said board member Kelly Lindner.

Through ticket sales, auction bids, a generous donation from the Giddens Foundation and a goat named Legacy, Mission Granbury raised $150,000.

“It was the best ever,” Lindner said.

The gala Saturday night was at Pecan Plantation Country Club.

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Granbury celebrates Texas Independence

March 25, 2015
Granbury celebrates Texas Independence

Beans, barbecue and bulls on the beach spotlighted the Texas Independence Day celebration and General Granbury’s birthday party.

Icy weather postponed the Independence Day event to last weekend. Weather again was a factor, but it was only drizzle and not ice.

Bean, rib and brisket participants fired up cookers to try to smoke the competition.

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