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All-Around Newcomer Bronze Trophy

February 6, 2016
All-Around Newcomer Bronze Trophy

Dan Leffingwell and Michelle Walters, both of Granbury, competed for Shall We Dance studio at the Alamo Star Ball in San Antonio. The dance duo received the All-Around Newcomer Bronze trophy. From left: Esteban Cardenas, Leffingwell, Walters and Rosendo Fumero.

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Church Clips

February 6, 2016

Emmanuel Lutheran begins Lenten services Feb. 10

Emmanuel Lutheran Church will begin Lent with Ash Wednesday service Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. There will be communion and distribution of ashes.

Emmanuel Lutheran Church will hold Wednesday Lenten services with soup supper at 6 p.m. followed by worship at 7 on Feb.

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Style show fundraiser will help Service League

February 6, 2016

The Salvation Army Women’s Service League of Hood County is geared up for the annual style show fundraiser Tuesday, Feb. 9.

“Doing The Most Good” is The Salvation Army’s distinct, identifiable message. Money raised by the Service League helps people in Hood County.

The program is from 10:30 – 2 p.m.

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St. Frances Cabrini offering DivorceCare

February 6, 2016

Over the years, St. Frances Cabrini Church has been ministering to those suffering from separation and divorce. In the past both losses from death and from divorce have been put together in one grief support program.

There has been a change.

St. Frances Cabrini Church will offer DivorceCare beginning Wednesday, Feb.

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You can savor the flavor

February 6, 2016

Do you eat naturally sweet fresh fruit instead of sweets? What about food that is lower in sodium? How about a variety of protein-rich foods?

Give yourself a pat on the back if these are part of your diet.

Savor the Flavor is the theme for this year’s National Nutrition Month in March.

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Special needs child care training set

February 6, 2016

Child care directors and care givers are encouraged to attend a CEU-approved training that will cover special needs children.

The session is planned Saturday, Feb. 13. Registration is due by Feb. 10. Call 817-579-3280 for information.

The program, “Inclusive Child Care for Preschool & School-Age Children with Special Needs” will cover helping children develop self-help skills, caring for children with challenging behaviors and sensory integration issues.

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Adventures of Flat Stanley

February 6, 2016
Adventures of Flat Stanley

This past week Granbury ISD elementary students were treated to “The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley” in a presentation by the Granbury High School theater department. Flat Stanley is a 1964 children’s book written by Jeff Brown. Pictured during Thursday’s performance at Mambrino School, the mail carrier, played by Kiersten Mathis, encourages Stanley Lambchop (played by Aaron Brooks) to span the globe to look for adventure.

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Lipan Super Students honored

February 6, 2016
Lipan Super Students honored

Some of Hood County’s best students were honored recently at the Lake Granbury Kiwanis Club monthly meeting.

Those from Lipan Elementary were fourth graders Ashley Clark and Quintin Hawkins and fifth graders Carly Herron and Chad Bilbao. These Super Students were accompanied by their principal, Kelly Kunkel.

Congratulations to these fine young ladies and gentlemen!

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Fine helps maintain submarine

February 6, 2016

Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Fine is a machinist’s mate serving aboard the Kings Bay-based boat, one of 14 Ohio-class ballistic missile submarines.

The 2011 Granbury High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of a crew working aboard one of the world’s most advanced ballistic missile submarines, USS Wyoming (SSBN 742).

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Spring art show is in the works

February 6, 2016
Spring art show is in the works

The Pecan Plantation Art Guild (PPAG) has had a busy new year with many events on the calendar already. Folks are working on details for the spring art show, gallery night and garage sale days.

Congratulations go to Yvonne Sailers for being chosen first place winner as artist of the month.

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