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American Legion Auxiliary salutes Granbury woman

October 15, 2014
American Legion Auxiliary salutes Granbury woman

U.S. Navy Lieutenant Rebecca A. Bennett, of Granbury, was recently recognized by the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) with the Salute to Servicewoman Award.

“More women now actively serve in the armed forces, defending our country and our freedom, than at any time in history,” said spokeswoman Brenda Towers of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 491 in Granbury.

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Let’s hear it for the boy

October 15, 2014
Let’s hear it for the boy

Two-year-old Corbin Dunning of Granbury won the committee choice award in the costume contest at the Munich on the Brazos event at Langdon Center over the weekend. The young man was having a great time at the first Oktoberfest Granbury, sponsored by the German Heritage Association of Hood County.

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Ruth’s Place celebrates construction by Mueller

October 11, 2014
Ruth’s Place celebrates construction by Mueller

Ruth’s Place celebrates construction

This was a big week for Ruth’s Place.

Construction on a 3,200 sq. ft. Mueller, Inc. steel building began Monday and was complete by Thursday.

Ruth’s Place won the steel building through the 2014 Mueller Helping Hand project. A total of $171,000 has been raised to date to finish out the interior of the new building.

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It was a great day for pumpkins

October 11, 2014
It was a great day for pumpkins

The “Fall Pumpkin Patch” fundraiser held last Saturday was a huge success!

The Lipan 4-H Club would like to say thank-you to everyone who came out and bought pumpkins and/or treats, had their picture made, or gave a donation. Hopefully, this will become an annual event in our community.

All proceeds will go toward keeping our Community Center open.

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Jennings is Artist of Month

October 11, 2014
Jennings is Artist of Month

The Pecan Plantation Art Guild (PPAG) congratulations Linda Jennings on taking first place honors for artist of the month in October.

Also receiving accolades for outstanding work are Barbara Sutton and Jonne Hough. PPAG members have work displayed at Pecan’s clubhouse, at various Pecan Village businesses, and online at www.pecanplantationartguild.com.

The PPAG will convene Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.

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Harvest Moon to feature ‘the arts’

October 11, 2014
Harvest Moon to feature ‘the arts’

The Harvest Moon Festival is going back in time.

“We are going back to the original format,” said events coordinator Brenda Hyde, of the Historic Granbury Merchants Assocation (HGMA).

“The Harvest Moon Festival was originally about the arts,” she explained.

In recent years, the Harvest Moon Festival featured arts and crafts, pumpkin baking contests and eating contests.

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Balloons, books and a visit to Project 44 farm

October 11, 2014

There’s no shortage of entertainment next weekend. With hot air balloons at the airport, book sale at the library, Project 44 fundraiser on the farm and Harvest Moon Arts Festival on the square, we have plenty of reasons to get out of the house.

BALLOONS IN GRANBURY

“Balloons in Granbury” is a hot air balloon festival featuring 12 colorful balloons flying over Granbury at sunrise Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, Oct.

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Select these fall favorites

October 11, 2014
Select these fall favorites

October promises to give us a break from the scorching weather that typically lingers well past summer.

With any luck, temperatures will drop and rainfall will fall, triggering colorful blooms and signaling autumn’s arrival.

A few fall favorites for North Central Texas include:

COSMOS

Although many cosmos bloom in early-to-mid summer, others vigorously bloom in fall – particularly yellow and orange-colored varieties.

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Helping Hands

October 11, 2014

VARIETY OF QUILTS OFFERED

SATURDAY, SUNDAY OCT. 18-19

The Granbury Quilters Guild plans a quilt sale at the Langdon Center Concert Hall on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 18-19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.

Items for sale include lap quilts, place mats, table runners, baby quilts, wall hangings, Jim Shore Collectibles and Christmas gifts.

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Join Healthy Woman Saturday, Nov. 8 for program

October 11, 2014

It is important for women to find time for themselves. Lake Granbury Medical Center’s (LGMC’s) program Healthy Woman is designed just for today’s busy woman. On November 8, LGMC’s Healthy Woman will host its annual event at Acton Middle School (AMS). There’s plenty of parking and we will utilize both gyms, adjacent hallways.

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