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Artist of the Month

August 27, 2014
Artist of the Month

Don Bertva has been named Artist of the Month for August by the Lake Granbury Art Association (LGAA). His work is on display at BBVA Compass Bank on 377. Other artists who placed in the voting are Rhonda Barefield, Mary Sutton and Bonnie Murray. The LGAA meets on the second Monday of the month at Shanley House Center for the Arts, 224 N.

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Good News Club meetings will resume in September

August 27, 2014

Good News Clubs in Granbury ISD will begin meeting again during the 2014 fall semester. The clubs are a program of Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF), the world’s largest mission organization for children since 1937.

Children attend Good News Club only with their parents’ permission.

For more information, or to register, contact Kathy Krajca at 817-578-3998 or email at [email protected]

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Read every day

August 27, 2014

“I read every day because reading takes me away to a place where nothing is impossible.”

-Mano Pirora, author of “From the Rat Race to Financial Freedom”

“The Story of Buildings”

By Patrick Dillon & Stephen Biesty

Grades 4-7

We spend most of our lives in buildings. Our homes. Our schools.

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You can register to vote at Lipan bakery Saturday

August 23, 2014

Gene and Pat McNeely will be registering voters on Saturday Aug. 30, in front of Marcantonio’s Bakery.

You must be 18 years of age on or before Nov. 4 to vote in the general election. Come by between 8 and noon.

YOUTH RODEO CHAMPS

The 2014 Pro-Youth Rodeo Association held it’s finals in Glen Rose two weeks ago.

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Pecan children present a treasure on stage

August 23, 2014
Pecan children present a treasure on stage

Pecan’s youngest thespians took to the stage earlier this month when the curtain went up on the Missoula Children’s Theater (MCT) production of “Treasure Island.”

MCT actors and directors Kwame and Latreshia Lilly arrived in Pecan on a Sunday evening, auditioned children Monday morning, and cast parts by noon. Rehearsals began immediately following lunch, and after a fun-filled week of learning lines and stage directions, the play went off without a hitch with two Saturday performances.

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‘Father of Modern Rodeo’ Earl Bascom honored

August 20, 2014
‘Father of Modern Rodeo’ Earl Bascom honored

Earl Bascom, who helped Hughie Long at his Cresson ranch in the late 1960s, was honored as part of the National Day of the Cowboy.

Bascom posthumously received the 2014 Cowboy Keeper Award at the Valley Museum in Chatsworth, California.

He helped Long with his horses and lived in a camper at the Long ranch.

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Green Light Pistol in Granbury

August 20, 2014
Green Light Pistol in Granbury

Green Light Pistol brought their energetic Texas folk and alternative rock style to Saturday’s Sounds on the Square free concert in downtown Granbury. Charismatic fiddle prodigy Brook Wallace takes a turn at the mic during a lively performance. The San Antonio-based group Two Tons of Steel will be the featured performers Sept.

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Providing socks for students

August 20, 2014
Providing socks for students

Members of the Salvation Army Hood County Women’s Service League were helping with Operation School Supply at the Granbury Resort Conference Center last week. From left are Joyce Brook, Kay Newman, Sharon Grindstaff, Cheryl Troxel and Elaine Thompkins. The Salvation Army women spent $5,000 for socks for 1,500 children. The group also sent 12 Hood County Children to Camp Hoblitzelle.

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Reader Snaps: Hot fun in the summertime

August 20, 2014
Reader Snaps: Hot fun in the summertime

HOT

FUN

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Distinguished service award presentation

August 20, 2014
Distinguished service award presentation

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) recently honored the Hood County Historical Commission (HCHC) with a Distinguished Service Award for the 2013 year of service. The certificate was presented County Judge Darrell Cockerham to acknowledge the HCHC’s stewardship of unique cultural and historic sites in Texas. Several members of the HCHC were on hand to accept the award.

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