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Historic moments will be featured at Stamp Exhibit

September 17, 2014

World history and space exploration will be featured at the 7th Annual Stamp Exhibit sponsored by the Lake Granbury Stamp Club. The event takes place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hood County Library, 222 N. Travis Street.

Displays will include The Revolutionary War, World War II and the U.S.

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Sunday program features John Wayne impersonator

September 17, 2014
Sunday program features John Wayne impersonator

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Dr. Gene Howard will be in character as John Wayne on Sunday, Sept. 21 at Western Hills Baptist Church, 507 Western Hills Trail.

Howard will present “Freedom and Sacrifice.” It’s said that he not only talks like John Wayne, he also talks like him.

The program may inspire you to wave a flag and salute the men and women that kept our country free, according to church officials.

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Church Clips

September 17, 2014

HIS CALL PRESENTING MUSIC AT WAPLES BAPTIST CHURCH

Waples Baptist Church will have special music Sunday, Sept. 21 for the entire church service, beginning at 10:45 a.m.

The Southern gospel quartet His Call will lead the service in praise and worship.

Gary Bower, Dennis Caudill, Renate Duty and Jimmy Duty are members of His Call.

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Party on the Peak set Sept. 27

September 17, 2014
Party on the Peak set Sept. 27

Along the west face of historic Comanche Peak, Chief Horseback charges down the mountain astride his treasured stallion. With a larger than life-size sculpture, the chief now guards the gate to the sacred 1,229-feet high mesa, which Comanches called “Que-Tah-To-Yah,” or “Rocky Butte.”

You can get an exclusive first look at this piece of Texas art when you attend Preserve Granbury’s sixth annual Party on the Peak Saturday evening, Sept.

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Books can transport you to towering heights

September 17, 2014

“Books are a staircase to unknown worlds.”

-Jason Ellis, Radio Personality

“You Wouldn’t Want to be Sick in the 16th Century!”

By Kathryn Senior, David Antram

Ages 8 and up, Grades 3-5

Oh my! Things were really different back in the 1500s. Suppose your father decided you should be a barber surgeon – that’s what they called doctors – you would be apprenticed to a master barber surgeon and you would be embarking on a career in which you will have to treat the gruesome diseases of people who are ill.

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VFW raises $4,000 for families

September 13, 2014
VFW raises $4,000 for families

The luau fundraiser at VFW Post 7835 recently brought in more than $4,000 for the VFW National Home for Children. The Granbury Post, as well as the Department of Texas VFW supports one of the homes at this facility called the Texas House.

Al Cantu Jr., president of the VFW National Home for Children board of trustees, was guest speaker at the local luau benefit event.

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MISSION IN THE PARK

September 13, 2014

MISSION IN THE PARK SUNDAY MORNING WITH BEACON OF HOPE

Pastor Frank Di Bartolo will lead a Mission in the Park program at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 14 at Hewlett Park, 634 E. Pearl St. Di Bartolo works with Beacon of Hope Ministries, Springlake Christian Center. For more information, call 817-894-1033.

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Pecan women will be getting back to business

September 13, 2014
Pecan women will be getting back to business

A brand new club year for the Pecan Plantation Woman’s Club (PPWC) begins Thursday morning with social time at 9:30 and President Carol Cotton calling the meeting to order at 10.

The program, titled “Living in Harmony,” will feature songs of love and patriotism performed by local favorite group “The Judge and the Jury.”

Table decorations will be offered by Bonnie Lane, and lunch will follow the program.

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Wide range of activities presented to Lipan 4-H

September 13, 2014

The Lipan 4-H Club had their first meeting of the new year last Thursday at the Lipan Community Center.County Agent Marty Vahlenkamp encouraged all 4-H members to set a personal goal for this year.

Vahlenkamp also talked about the various activities in 4-H including public speaking, showing animals, meat judging, horse events, fashion, photography, and shooting.

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Healthy aging is topic for luncheon Tuesday

September 13, 2014

Dr. Shelly Sexton, internal medicine and pediatric physician, will speak on the importance of healthy aging for your body and mind at the Healthy Woman luncheon Tuesday, Sept. 15.

Local pastor and Granbury Police Department Chaplain, John Know, will talk about the importance of a healthy spirit.

The luncheon is from noon to 1 p.m.

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