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14 timely tips for fall gardens

September 13, 2014
14 timely tips for fall gardens

Fall is prime gardening season in North Central Texas.

Most plant types require attention – everything from wildflowers to trees.

Specific tasks include planting, pruning, fertilizing and controlling pests or disease. Take advantage of fall’s moderating weather to tackle the following tasks:

1. Plant trees and shrubs in fall or winter to allow plenty of time for roots to establish before the return of summer heat.

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Get car seat checked

September 13, 2014

Every parent wants the best for their child, but when it comes to keeping their child safe in the car, there is often confusion, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent Brianne Langdon.

Langdon is providing a child safety seat checkup event by appointment on Sept. 15 and 19. Child safety seat inspections and education are from 8 a.m.

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Meet the author

September 10, 2014
Meet the author

Hood County Library Director Courtney Kincaid (right) enjoys a visit with author Lori Wilde at Saturday’s Meet the Author event at the Hood County Library. Wilde is author of the Twilight Texas romance series. Twilight is a fictional town based on the real life town of Granbury. Authors Carol Cook, Peggy Purser Freeman, Dr.

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Life Gala draws 350

September 10, 2014
Life Gala draws 350

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Military group to honor spouses

September 10, 2014

The Greater Granbury Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) will honor the surviving spouses of military officers at its dinner meeting at Pecan Plantation Country Club on Sept. 16.

Surviving officer spouses who attend will be served a complimentary dinner and presented with a memento from the evening.

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Mambrino reunion set

September 10, 2014
Mambrino reunion set

Ex-students, family and guests are invited to attend the Mambrino School reunion scheduled for Sunday at Mambrino Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 1625 Mambrino Highway. The gathering begins at 11 a.m. A covered dish lunch will take place at noon. For more information call Patsy Hewlett at 817-573-1161. This class photo is believed to be from 1940 or thereabouts.

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Healthy info

September 6, 2014
Healthy info

Lake Granbury Medical Center (LGMC) recently hosted a Health Fair with a mission to elevate the state of preparedness with useful, potentially lifesaving information. Representatives from the LGMC, local emergency medical services and Hood County fire departments were on hand to talk about their services and hand out literature. Medics Megan Branton (left) and Tisha Green enjoyed visiting with folks, giving First Aid tips and sharing information about Texas EMS.

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Church Clips

September 6, 2014

GRANBURY OL’ OPRY AT TRIPLE CROSS TODAY AND TOMORROW

Marty Haggard, Ridge Roberts, Kaye Tolson, Erin Rhodes, TC3 Band, and Blake and Kendall Barnes are part of the Granbury Ol’ Opry presented by Triple Cross Cowboy Church today and tomorrow.

The concert tonight begins at 7 p.m. Performances Sunday morning will be at 8:45 a.m.

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Craft fair seeks vendors

September 6, 2014

Calling all area artisans and craftsmen: The Pecan Plantation Volunteer Fire Department & Emergency Medical Services Auxiliary is seeking vendors to rent spaces at its annual Pecan Arts & Crafts Fair.

The event is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Pecan Activities Center (PAC) gymnasium.

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Williamses back from Canadian trip

September 6, 2014

Larry and Deana (Branson) Williams have recently returned from a trip to Canada with friends from Longview, Texas. They flew into Calgary, Alberta.

While there, they went to two national parks in the area: Banff National Park and Jasper National Park. They did lots of sightseeing, and went out on a glacier.

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