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Reader Snaps: Hot fun in the summertime

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

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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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Church Clips

August 20, 2014

HEAR MISSIONARIES SPEAK

ON ISRAEL CONFLICT

Missionaries Richard and Carolyn Hyde, of Israel, will share their knowledge of the conflict in Galilee at a community program in Granbury on Friday, Aug. 22.

“The Hyde family literally lives where they can watch the bombing across the sea from their home,” said Julia Pannell of Granbury.

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Helping Hands

August 20, 2014

CAN LIFESTYLE CHANGES

PREVENT DEMENTIA?

A free Alzheimer’s workshop in planned from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 22 at Stonewall Title Company, 1840 Acton Highway. Brielle Soltic, a physcian assistant serving older adults through mobile health clinics, will share strategies for improving health at any age. She will also cover the link between a healthy heart and healthy brain.

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Run-off can change water quality

August 20, 2014

The end of June brought us heavy rains producing a tremendous amount of run-off that resulted in the water level in Lake Granbury rising over 7 feet. The run-off washed logs, limbs, leaves and trash into the lake.

That rainfall and its subsequent run-off, with all of its accompanying debris, is a good reminder of the other things that rain events can wash into lakes.

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Reading can alter your life

August 20, 2014

“Just read one book a month and at the end of the year you would be a totally different but an impressive personality.”

Amit Kalantri, author

“Texas Cowboys & Campfires”

By Nancy S. Alana

Historical Fiction, Grades 3-4

Granbury author and educator Nancy Alana scores again with a delightful account of city youngsters Justin, Dallas, and Hank spending part of their summer vacation with their grandparents on the Double A ranch in Hood County.

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Chit Chat luncheons wind down

August 16, 2014
Chit Chat luncheons wind down

The Pecan Plantation Woman’s Club (PPWC) will host its final summer Chit Chat luncheon on Thursday at the clubhouse with social time beginning at 11 a.m. and lunch served at 11:30. This informal gathering of fun fellowship requires a reservation, which is due by noon on Monday: 817-573-2641.

The PPWC will begin another club year on Sept.

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Brazos Pregnancy Center Life Saver Gala Sept. 5

August 16, 2014
Brazos Pregnancy Center Life Saver Gala Sept. 5

For more than 20 years, the Brazos Pregnancy Center (BPC)has been providing free services to women in Hood County and surrounding areas. The nonprofit agency relies on donations from private individuals, companies and grants.

The annual Life Saver Gala is Friday, Sept. 5 at the Granbury Resort Conference Center. The BPC fundraiser gala begins at 6:15 p.m.

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Try some cornbread and chili at Lakeside’s Ministry to Men

August 16, 2014

Getting ready for some football?

Two area coaches will speak at the chili and cornbread lunch presented by the Lakeside Baptist Ministry to Men at noon Sept. 6 in the fellowship hall at Lakeside Baptist Church, 500 Bluebonnet Drive.

Speakers include Coach Blaze Pendelton, co-defensive coordinator for Cleburne High School, and retired Head Coach Larry Mayo who led the 1999 Granbury Pirates to the state soccer championship.

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Chit Chat luncheons wind down

August 16, 2014
Chit Chat luncheons wind down

The Pecan Plantation Woman’s Club (PPWC) will host its final summer Chit Chat luncheon on Thursday at the clubhouse with social time beginning at 11 a.m. and lunch served at 11:30. This informal gathering of fun fellowship requires a reservation, which is due by noon on Monday: 817-573-2641.

The PPWC will begin another club year on Sept.

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