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Community Egg Hunt this morning

April 12, 2014

The Community-Wide Easter Egg Hunt takes place today at Granbury City Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Free food, games and entertainment are planned for the whole family.

The hunt begins with special needs children at 12:40 p.m. Ages 0-3 hunt at 1 p.m. Ages 4-6 hunt at 1:20 p.m. Ages 7-12 hunt at 1:40 p.m.

The Community Talent Show takes place from 11 a.m.Read the rest

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Pecan ladies enjoy ‘Garden Party’

April 12, 2014
Pecan ladies enjoy ‘Garden Party’

The March meeting of the Pecan Plantation Woman’s Club (PPWC) was a favorite annual program. “Pecan’s Garden Party Fashion Show” took to the runway with 24 club members modeling clothes from 12 Granbury merchants.

Handmade birdhouse centerpieces made by hospitality committee members graced the tables, and ladies enjoyed music from Rhonda Eldridge and the Flute Studio of Tarleton State University.

Thursday’s meeting of the PPWC will also be a grand soirée when this group of ladies celebrates 35 years of friendship, fellowship, and philanthropic and artistic pursuits in our community.Read the rest

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Create a fairy garden

April 12, 2014

We all need a little magic and whimsy in our gardens.

With the mix of materials available to gardeners today, landscapes need not be boring.

They may, in fact, be fanciful – at least in part.

Certainly elaborate, water-consuming landscapes are not wise, given today’s dry conditions.

Rather than restricting us, however, the drought is forcing gardeners to be more resourceful and creative.Read the rest

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Backyard fairy garden is a treat

April 12, 2014
Backyard fairy garden is a treat

LaNell Whitely, of Granbury, gardens more by surprise than by design.

Her yard is full of surprises, but the most fun surprise, and the one that seemed to get a head start on spring, is hidden nestled in her backyard just behind a tree – a fairy garden.

“I like it where you come around the corner, and there it is – it’s a surprise!”said Whitely.Read the rest

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Place order for Easter hams

April 12, 2014

The Church of Christ’s Relay for Life team is taking orders for smoked hams, cakes and pies.

You can reserve yours by calling Betty Addison at 254-646-2726. They will be taking orders until April 15.

All goods can be picked up at the church’s fellowship hall on Saturday April 19.

Smoked hams are $35, pound cake $15, and chess or buttermilk pie $10 each.Read the rest

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How much is that doggie?

April 9, 2014
How much is that doggie?

After the winning bid of $1,000 from Jeff Pickrel of G-Force (center), Wendy Brice (right) was the enthusiastic recipient of a Welsh corgi puppy Saturday. The auction was part of the Country Spirit Jamboree fundraiser Saturday night for Cancer Care Services of Hood County.Read the rest

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Two-steppin’ across the floor

April 9, 2014
Two-steppin’ across the floor

Ed and Sherry Abbott of Granbury enjoy dancing at the Country Spirit Jamboree Saturday night at the reunion grounds. The dinner, dance and auction drew more than 1,100 people to the benefit for Cancer Care Services of Hood County. That’s up from 900 last year, reports Patsy Parr. Read the rest

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Easter activities begin

April 9, 2014

The Community-Wide Easter Egg Hunt takes place Saturday at Granbury City Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Free food, games and entertainment are planned for the whole family.

The hunt begins with special needs children at 12:40 p.m. Ages 0-3 hunt at 1 p.m. Ages 4-6 hunt at 1:20 p.m. Ages 7-12 hunt at 1:40 p.m.

FAIRVIEW BAPTIST EGG HUNT

An Easter Egg Hunt for the community is planned Saturday at Fairview Baptist Church, 5041 Highway 51.Read the rest

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Full Speed Ahead

April 9, 2014
Full Speed Ahead

Hood County Senior Center director Mindy Hodges mingles with supporters at Friday’s “Full Speed Ahead” Meals On Wheels Funding Awareness Rally. The event was part of a project presented by Tarleton State University Social Work undergraduate students. This is the first student-agency collaboration of this kind that the Senior Center has hosted.Read the rest

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Field of Flags sales continue for Memorial Day weekend

April 9, 2014

A feeling of pride.

That’s the emotion David Royse experienced when flags were flown for his family members last year at the Field of Flags in Granbury.

“My uncle, James C. Royse, placed flags in the Field of Flags for his father and brothers last year,” David stated.

“One of his brothers was my father, John C. Royce. My father served in the U.S.Read the rest

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