Pecan Plantation boasts activities for everyone in the family, including the canine members.
Friends of Pooch Plantation (FOPP) will host a play date for pups, and meet and greet for owners, tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Pooch Plantation, Pecan’s off leash dog park, located behind the Pecan Activities Center (PAC). All dogs and owners are welcome.
An anniversary celebration of Pooch Plantation’s grand opening will come April 12 beginning at 10 a.m.… Read the rest
To honor Texas Independence Day, consider planting a heritage garden.
This type of landscape feature incorporates native plants, utilizes historic garden styles and often emulates the surrounding natural topography.
So what are Texas’ historic styles?
Native plant experts Sally and Andy Wasowski believe Spanish-speaking settlers brought their Moorish-influenced garden designs to Texas in the 1600s. These designs lacked lawns, but featured courtyards, garden beds and patios.… Read the rest
Free federal tax preparation and e-filing is available from AARP Tax-Aide teams through April 12 according to Ron Petersen, Granbury Tax-Aide coordinator.
Contact one of the following locations to schedule your tax preparation:
Hood County Senior Center on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 817-573-5533, 501 E. Moore St.
Hood County Library on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.… Read the rest
ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICE
AT EMMANUeL MARCH 5
Emmanuel Lutheran Church will have Ash Wednesday Service with communion and distribution of ashes on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Call 817-326-2201 for more information. The church is at 2301 Fall Creek Highway.
MEHALL NAMED DIRECTOR OF
Anne Mehall has been named Director of Youth and Children Ministries at The Church on Thistle Ridge.… Read the rest
The only “history of Lipan” that I am aware of being written was published in 1975. Iris Williamson Hubbard wrote a book titled “Glancing Backward, a History of Lipan, Texas.”
Here is an excerpt from that book, detailing the history of the Lipan post office:
“The Lipan post office was established on May 24, 1875. It was located in Thomas Burns’ store.… Read the rest
Bulls on the beach, re-enactors on the square, children’s activities and a living history lesson will be in Granbury this weekend.
The Texas Independence Day Celebration of North Texas at Granbury takes place today and Sunday.
A parade, live music and a petting zoo are also included.
Participants and vendors will be dressed in styles from the 1800s. Those attending the celebration are also encouraged to “dress the part” with old-fashioned attire.… Read the rest
A bull riding event, mutton bustin’ and a calf scramble at City Beach have been added to the Texas Independence Day Celebration of North Texas at Granbury on Saturday and Sunday.
The special weekend includes live music, re-enactors, a parade, petting zoo and much more on the square and surrounding area.
Participants and vendors will be dressed in styles from the 1800s.… Read the rest