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Viva ‘The Que Pastas’

July 29, 2015
Viva ‘The Que Pastas’

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Savory bacon onion tomato pie is like a BLT sandwich

July 29, 2015
Savory bacon onion tomato pie is like a BLT sandwich

The ingredients in Lolly St. John’s bacon onion tomato pie may sound a bit unusual, but trust me this is divine.

It reminds me of a BLT. The textures and flavors play perfectly together. And, it’s a great way to use extra tomatoes!

See step-by-step photos of Lolly’s recipe plus thousands more from home cooks nationwide at: www.justapinch.com/tomatopie

You’ll also find a meal planner, coupons and chances to win!

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Boat construction requires patience

July 29, 2015
Boat construction requires patience

It’s a tedious craft. One that Bill Reardon enjoys. So much so that at 83 years old, the retired architect continues constructing wooden boats at his Lake Granbury home.

Reardon began his current project in June last year. He’s into the sanding phase now on the 14-foot boat.

With his eyes lighting up, Reardon said, “I like this part.

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Journey to another world

July 29, 2015
Journey to another world

“The Drowsy Chaperone” is said to be lively, funny, silly and full of terrific musical numbers. From start to finish, it’s as director Phil Groeschel says in his program notes, a journey into another world. The Granbury Theatre Company show continues through Aug. 16 at the Granbury Opera House on the square.

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On a mission for double oven at women’s shelter

July 29, 2015

“Desperately seeking double oven.” That’s the message from Mission Granbury. The oven is needed to help with meal time at the Ada Carey Family Violence Shelter.

With 25 mouths to feed at the shelter, a double oven could make life a little easier.

“It’s extremely taxing to provide three meals per day for this many individuals with only one oven,” according to a Facebook post from Mission Granbury.

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Granbury participating in the Big Latch On

July 29, 2015

Granbury women can help break a a breastfeeding record July 31.

World Breastfeeding Week, Aug. 1-7, is celebrated in 120 countries and marks the signing of the Innocenti Declaration, which lists the benefits of breastfeeding, plus global and governmental goals.

To mark this occasion, thousands of breastfeeding women take part in the Global Big Latch On – a synchronized breastfeeding event in multiple locations.

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Learn more about livestock

July 25, 2015

The Hood County 4-H Livestock Skillathon workshop is coming up Aug. 14 at Reunion Grounds.

Youth will learn more about skillathon contests. The program is also an opportunity to learn more about livestock in general.

“We will cover feeds (what different ingredients are and how and why they are used), basic reproductive anatomy and equipment used for A.I.

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Lake Granbury water release not a record breaker

July 25, 2015

The Brazos River Authority has been releasing lots of water from Lake Granbury following extensive drought-breaking rain this spring.

But it’s not a new record.

By the first of July, the Brazos River Authority had managed more than 50 consecutive days of water releases from BRA reservoirs.

While that may seem like a lot, it’s not even close to a record according to Brad Brunett, BRA water services manager.

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Hospital growth sparks need for additional auxiliary volunteers

July 25, 2015
Hospital growth sparks need for additional auxiliary volunteers

The Lake Granbury Medical Center Auxiliary is looking for a few good volunteers.

The public is invited to the auxiliary’s general meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at the Senior Circle, 1321 Water’s Edge Drive.

Sheriff Roger Deeds will highlight the program as guest speaker.

Recent growth at LGMC has spurred a corresponding increase for volunteer services.

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Summertime in Lipan brings family gatherings

July 25, 2015

Patricia and Gene McNeely had 26 family visitors at their place on the Fourth of July. They splashed in the pool, ate barbecue, hamburgers and hot dogs. It was lots of fun!

The Foster family reunion was held at the Lipan Community Center on July 11. Mona Branson is the daughter of Jewell Foster Compton.

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