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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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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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Tender and flavorful slow cooker pork and beef roast

January 20, 2015
Tender and flavorful slow cooker pork and beef roast

Combining two types of meat adds lovely layers of flavor to Gail Springsteen’s slow cooker pork and beef roast. I guarantee this will become a favorite Sunday dinner for your family.

Be sure to use a larger slow cooker because this recipe makes a lot.

And, customize the veggies based on your taste buds.

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Winning model could net $1,000 for nonprofit

January 20, 2015

The annual fundraiser luncheon for the Salvation Army Women’s League includes a style show and silent auction.

There’s a twist to the style show. The models are from local nonprofit organizations. The audience will vote for its favorite model. A $1,000 prize will be awarded to the agency represented by the winning model.

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UDC Dixie’s Daughters awards presented at brunch

January 20, 2015
UDC Dixie’s Daughters awards presented at brunch

New member and supplemental certificates were awarded when the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Dixie’s Daughters Chapter 2650, hosted a Christmas Brunch at Pecan Plantation County Club in Granbury.

Highlighting the brunch were “sinfully delicious” chocolate candies given to all. The chocolates were made by chapter member Linda O’Bar.

The musical group, The Sher-Lins provided entertainment with special Southern music and Christmas hymns.

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Artist of the Month

January 20, 2015
Artist of the Month

The Lake Granbury Art Association has named Pamela Lane Schultz the Artist of the Month for January. This brightly colored painting is on exhibit at North Star Bank on Morgan Street. The next meeting of the LGAA is Monday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Shanley House Center for the Arts, and includes a talk from Court Bailey.

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