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Create a smart landscape

May 23, 2015
Create a smart landscape

A recent article in Consumer Reports stated that a healthy, well-balanced landscape should contain no more than 40 percent lawn.

The rest of the yard would therefore consist of trees, gardens and hardscape, such as patios and walkways.

Other sources say 40 percent lawn is too generous, since watering turfgrass accounts for about 60 percent of homeowners’ water consumption in summer.

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Artist of the Month

May 20, 2015
Artist of the Month

The Lake Granbury Artist of the Month for May is Debbie Lincoln. Her painting is on display at InterBank, formerly Town and Country Bank at the corner of Temple Hall Highway and Highway 377. Other artists who placed were Kathleen Bales and Cynthia Ross. The last Saturday of every month the Galleries of Granbury stay open until 8 p.m.

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We get our hair done on Tuesday

May 20, 2015
We get our hair done on Tuesday

We get our hair done on Tuesday

Every other Tuesday, residents of Trinity Mission Nursing and Rehab are treated to a day of beauty in the Volunteer Beauty Shop. A beautician from the Granbury Church of Christ began the tradition in the early 1970s when she came to the home to do hair for some ladies from the church.

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Pecan Plantation women give to nonprofit groups

May 16, 2015
Pecan Plantation women give to nonprofit groups

The Pecan Plantation Woman’s Club (PPWC) is celebrating 36 years of loving, giving and sharing friendship on Thursday with its final meeting of the 2014-2015 year. Social time begins at 9:30 a.m. with President Carol Cotton calling the meeting to order at 10.

In addition to a day of visiting with friends old and new, the ladies will hear from Joy Morgan Davis when she presents “Agatha Christie- Mistress of Mystery.” Lunch will follow the program.

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Bright and shiny

May 16, 2015
Bright and shiny

They’ll be so bright, you might need shades June 12-14. That’s when about 400 spiffed up vehicles are expected in Granbury for the Lone Star Street Rod Association State Run.

Cars will be displayed at Hewlett Park. Some will be parked on the square. A shuttle will be running Saturday, June 13 from the park to the square from 9 a.m.

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She has to pick between a sports car or SUV

May 16, 2015

Natalie (Sears) Simmons, daughter of Lipan resident Dan Sears, won a contest for a car. She now has the difficult task of choosing between a Lexus sports car or a Lexus SUV.

Simmons was named the winner as part of the annual gala for the Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County.

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Recognized for crochet work

May 16, 2015
Recognized for crochet work

Sigrid Suvaco won first place for crocheted items in Cultural Arts at the Regional Texas Extension Education Association meeting held in Granbury last month. TEEA clubs from Central Texas came together for the annual business meeting at Reunion Grounds. There were 120 in attendance from 15 counties. Suvaco’s entry will go to the state competition in Waco on Sept.…

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Community generous to Granbury Shriners

May 13, 2015
Community generous to Granbury Shriners

More than $13,400 was raised when the Lake Granbury Area Shrine Club completed a successful fund drive recently on the square, at Walmart, in Acton, deCordova Bend Estates and Pecan Plantation.

The first Saturday in May is the nationwide street corner fund drive to benefit the Shriners Hospitals for Children (“Love To The Rescue”) which is a network of 22 medical facilities across North America.

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Helping Hands

May 9, 2015

COMMUNITY SALE BENEFITS ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION

A garage sale to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association is planned May 15-16 at Lakestone Terrace, at Highway 377 and Old Cleburne Road. To donate items for the sale, call Kathy at 817-573-1214 by May 13.

The sale will be held rain or shine under the covered parking area from 8 a.m.

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Reading the Bible from cover to cover

May 9, 2015
Reading the Bible from cover to cover

A group from Cornerstone Christian Academy was participating in the Bible Reading Marathon on the square Tuesday afternoon. Students were joined by (standing) Pastor Mike McMahon, spokesman for the event, and Pam Lott, who helped organize the Bible reading when she lived here. The 13th annual Bible marathon in Hood County began at 7 a.m.

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