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Newcomers vie for seats on Granbury boards

January 24, 2015

It wasn’t long ago that Granbury City Council members wished more people would volunteer to serve on city boards.

Looks like they got what they wished for.

At their regular meeting Tuesday night, council members voted on a slew of board appointments to nine city boards.

Though a number of board members asked to be reappointed, a slate of newcomers also submitted applications.

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ESL classes

January 24, 2015
ESL classes

Students learn English during English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at the Granbury First United Methodist Church. Classes meet Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. Call 817-573-0677 or 817-573-5573 for more information.

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GED class

January 24, 2015
GED class

General Education Development (GED) classes at the Granbury First United Methodist Church prepare men and women to take the test for a Certificate of High School Equivalency. The classes meet on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. Call 817-573-0677 or 817-573-5573 for more information.

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Bridge Club honors ladies for their achievements

January 24, 2015

The Granbury Bridge Club recently recognized the 2014 Masterpoint Champion and dedicated a plaque to honor Etta Moore.

The bridge player who earned the most Masterpoints per games played the during the previous year is recognized at an annual event. The winner for 2014 was Rita Prince, who was awarded an engraved individual plaque.

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Make reservations for bus trip to Austin

January 24, 2015

The Granbury Chamber of Commerce will host Hood County Day at the Legislature on Feb. 11. The one-day road trip to Austin will include recognition and photo opportunities in both the Senate and House followed by lunch at the popular Austin Club. 

Seating is limited. Reservations are available by calling the chamber office at 817-573-1622 or email [email protected]

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Comedy opens 2015 season

January 24, 2015

After a brief layoff, the Granbury Theatre Company will begin its 2015 season this Friday, Jan. 30, with “The Odd Couple,” a comedy by Neil Simon.

Set in New York in the mid-1960s, the play centers around two friends, Felix and Oscar, who become roommates after Felix’s wife kicks him out.

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Kay earns U.S. Air Force pilot wings

January 24, 2015
Kay earns U.S. Air Force pilot wings

2nd Lt. Marshall D. Kay of Granbury was awarded his U. S. Air Force pilot wings upon graduation from Undergraduate Pilot Training at Vance AFB, Enid, Oklahoma last month. Kay will pilot for U.S. Special Operations Command and will be based at Cannon AFB for his first assignment. Kay was a 2013 graduate of the U.S.

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Party planned as Ford hits the century mark

January 24, 2015

Tomorrow, Sunday, Jan. 25, Chloe (Reynolds) Ford will be celebrating her 100th birthday! Chloe was born to George and Pearl Reynolds on Jan. 25, 1915.

She has one brother living, Olen Reynolds, and two sisters-in-law, Bea Reynolds and Mary Reynolds. She was married to the late Archie Ford. Her daughters and sons-in-law are Georgiana and Nick Wilson, and Bonnie and Bruce Staudenmier.

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Pecan golfers support children with gift to CASA

January 24, 2015

Pecan’s Ladies’ Golf Association (LGA) not only knows how to navigate golf greens well, but they also know how to bless children in our community.

Each year, the LGA makes a donation to a charity selected by the LGA president, and at the 2014 Christmas party last month, these ladies made a donation to Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for children in Hood and Somervell Counties, said 2014 LGA President Brenda Shawen.

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New year, new books at your library

January 20, 2015

“If our world is to meet the challenges of the 21st century, we must harness the energy and creativity of all our citizens.” – President Bill Clinton

“Let Sleeping Dogs Lie”

By Rita Mae Brown

Fiction

We do love murder mysteries! In this new foxhunting mystery, “Sister” Jane Arnold is suddenly stirrup-deep in a century old mystery in Kentucky’s foxhunting country when remains uncovered in what was thought be a burial ground for horses are definitely not equine.

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