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Oktoberfest Granbury coming Oct. 10-12

September 27, 2014
Oktoberfest Granbury coming Oct. 10-12

LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING: The Denton-based quintet Brave Combo, plays a world music mix that includes salsa, meringue, rock, cumbia, conjunto, polka, zydeco, classical, cha cha, the blues and more. Brave Combo is the headliner band for Oktoberfest Granbury and will perform twice Saturday, Oct. 11 on the grounds at Langdon Center.

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Steege takes first in contest takes first in contest

September 27, 2014
Steege takes first in contest takes first in contest

SECOND PLACE: Connie Annas took second place at the Summer Photography Challenge with this photo titled “Reflection.”

THIRD PLACE: Shawnessy Ransom took third place went to for her photo titled, “Youth Captured.”

VIEWER’S CHOICE: Connie Annas took the viewer’s choice award with “Deer Aglow.”

FIRST PLACE: Pamela Steege took first place at the Summer Photography Challenge Winner with this photo titled “Ascension.” The summer program was offered through the Granbury Camera Club.

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Create ornamental grass design

September 27, 2014
Create ornamental grass design

Beautiful gardens consist of myriad plant types, such as flowers, vines, shrubs and trees.

In modern gardens, ornamental grasses are also considered essential building blocks in a well-conceived garden design. They provide color, structure and movement, even when other plants go dormant. Grasses offer endless versatility, come in many forms and may be used in a variety of situations.

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Newcomers Club honors birthdays

September 27, 2014
Newcomers Club honors birthdays

LET’S GET THIS CLUB YEAR STARTED: Lake Granbury Newcomers Club President and Pecan resident Polly Parmer (left) and Newcomer First Vice-President Donna Bryant at the September meeting at the Pecan Clubhouse.

The Lake Granbury Newcomers Club kicked off its 2014-2015 year in September with a meeting at the Pecan clubhouse.

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Couples enjoy trip to Vancouver and Hawaii

September 27, 2014

Pat and Gene McNeely recently returned from a trip to Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada, and then a cruise of the Hawaiian Islands.

The entire vacation lasted for 16 days and was a lot of fun from start to finish.

They went with good friends, Howard and Kathy Nance from Tolar, and Richard and Sue Root from Granbury.

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Four local artists donate artwork for Camp Fire gala

September 27, 2014

The art auction at Camp Fire’s annual fundraising gala features 84 artists this year, including four from Granbury.

The total estimated value of the pieces for this year’s auction is more than $52,000.

Four Granbury artists: Sheri Jones, Claudia Davis, Kathleen Bales and Maryann Brummer, will each have pieces featured.

An Artists’ Christmas Gala and Art Auction will be at The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel on Saturday, Nov.

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They are part of history

September 27, 2014
They are part of history

The 55th reunion of U.S. Marines and their wives was recently hosted by Bob and Maryann Williams of Pecan Plantation. The gathering took place at American Legion Post 491 and LaQuinta Inn on Sept. 12-13. These Marines were stationed at M.A.R.T.D (Marine Corp Reserve Training Depot) N.A.S.(Naval Air Station) Dallas between 1959 and 1964.

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Church Clips

September 27, 2014

FIRST BAPTIST THORP SPRING

CRAFTS AND MORE SATURDAY

First Baptist Church Thorp Spring, 2815 Lipan Highway, presents the second annual Holiday Craft Faire and Bake Sale at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27. Anyone wanting to reserve a table should contact Karen Heffner at 512-627-6313. Participants are asked to donate a portion of their proceeds for the ministry of the Women’s Fellowship of FBCTS.

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Artist of the Month

September 24, 2014
Artist of the Month

The Lake Granbury Art Association’s September Artist of the Month is Jeanette Alexander with “Standard Catch.”Her painting is on display at BBVA Compass Bank on East Highway 377. Other awards went to Dianna Stewart, Lynda Robinson, Beck Roundtree, Lori Cathey and Rhonda Barefield.

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Ton of music

September 24, 2014
Ton of music

Two Tons of Steel from San Antonio dishes out Texas country music to the delight of the crowd on the Granbury square Saturday night. It was the last Sounds on the Square concert for the summer. Large audiences, which included children and senior citizens, turned out for a wide range of music during the summer concert series.

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