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Teddy Bear Shop open house from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today

November 22, 2014

The Teddy Bear Shop will have a holiday open house at the Yates-Duke Museum from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today (Saturday, Nov. 22.)

Located at 214 Crockett St., the Yates-Duke Cabin is one of the oldest buildings in Granbury. The original log cabin has been encased with new siding, and is not visible from the outside, but can be seen inside.

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FAA recognizes 13 pilots in Pecan

November 22, 2014
FAA recognizes 13 pilots in Pecan

On Nov. 8, the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 983, also known as The Brazos Valley Bunch locatedin Pecan Plantation, held its monthly meeting.

During the gathering, 13 members were awarded the prestigious Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award, which is bestowed upon pilots who have accrued 50 consecutive years of flying without an accident, incident or infraction.

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Happy Birthday, Service League

November 22, 2014
Happy Birthday, Service League

November 2014, is a special month for Hood County and the Salvation Army Women’s Service League. It’s the fifth anniversary for the organization. In May 2009, Salvation Army Major Susan Brown met with 11 women in Chloe Steinhagen’s living room in DeCordova to encourage the start of their own “auxiliary.” Through that summer, the number of women involved grew steadily and by September, the DFW Metroplex Command of the Salvation Army supported the application for a charter.

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Scarecrows parade through Lipan

November 22, 2014

Lipan’s Kindergarten students enjoyed their annual “Silly Scarecrow Parade” on Friday, Nov. 7. Their teachers, Ms. Tillery and Ms. Bloodworth, led the parade to downtown Lipan, where the students visited businesses to show off their costumes.

Local business leaders handed out treats to the “Silly Scarecrows” before they made the return walk back to school.

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Christian concert planned Sunday

November 22, 2014

The Church on Thistle Ridge in Granbury is hosting what is being called a “Holy Ground Concert” of contemporary Christian music on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 6 p.m. in its facility at 4900 Sonterra Court.

Featured vocalists are Granbury artists Tamatha Hurst, Jennifer Gainer and Jesse Overton, all of whom sing for the “Holy Ground” radio broadcast that is aired on Saturdays at 8:30 a.m.

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Not too late to help plants through seasonal transition

November 22, 2014
Not too late to help plants through seasonal transition

Gardens need extra attention as temperatures plunge.

In fall, landscape plants typically prepare themselves for winter, but this year they faced early freezes. However, it is not too late to help plants through this seasonal transition. Assist them by energetically tackling issues that stress plants and by attending to seasonal chores.

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Helping Hands

November 22, 2014

MOTORCYCLE POKER RUN AND DINNER PLANNED TODAY

Motorcycle enthusiasts can help a 40-year resident of the community. A poker run planned Saturday, Nov. 22 will benefit Lois McGowan, of Tolar, who has cancer.

Registration for the ride is at 11 a.m. at Wild Country, 207 W. Hills Trail. Participants should be 21 and older.

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Sax quartet will play in larger venue

November 19, 2014
Sax quartet will play in larger venue

The Granbury Saxophone Quartet is moving to a new venue for its fall concert. The show is at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22 at First Presbyterian Church, 303 W. Bridge St. Musicians (from left) include Ted Dolan, David Talmadge, Earl Haberkamp and Hainds Laird. The program features a variety of selections such as a Sousa march, Joplin rag, a unique rendition of Beethoven’s’ “Fur Elise,” and a seasonal “In The Bleak Midwinter.” The Quartet is excited to be performing in the new venue and is most appreciative of past support from the Langdon Center and the community at large, according to spokesman Earl Haberkamp.

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Raffle helps others

November 19, 2014
Raffle helps others

Kim Morgan recently won the M-1 Garand rifle raffled by the Comanche Peak Detachment 1297 Marine Corps League. Marines appreciate those who participated in the benefit and will use the proceeds to support Mission Granbury, Salvation Army Auxiliary, veterans, Granbury High School JROTC program and Toys for Tots. Morgan was congratulated by a group of Marines from Comanche Peak Detachment 1297.

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Impress holiday guests with Grandma Statom’s rolls Rolls

November 19, 2014
Impress holiday guests with Grandma Statom’s rolls Rolls

Dorene Nagy’s Grandma Statom’s yeast rolls will accompany your Thanksgiving meal perfectly. They are practically fail-proof and are wonderfully tasty. There’s nothing better than fresh rolls out of the oven. Your guests will be very impressed!

See step-by-step photos of Dorene’s recipe plus thousands more from home cooks nationwide at: www.justapinch.com/rolls

You’ll also find a meal planner, coupons and chances to win!

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