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Basic ingredients shine in this old-fashioned banana cake

August 22, 2015
Basic ingredients shine in this old-fashioned banana cake

It’s hard to imagine not falling passionately in love with Audra LeNormand’s moist, delicious Banana Cake! All of the flavors blend perfectly… with just the right punch of banana. Depending on how large your bananas are, you may need to adjust the quantity. But to me, the more bananas the better!

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Business Briefs

August 22, 2015

H-E-B INVITES TEXANS

TO SHED SOME POUNDS

Ready to take the first step towards a healthier lifestyle? H-E-B is inviting Texans to apply for the 2016 H-E-B Slim Down Showdown, a journey toward a healthier body and a new outlook on life.

Now in its sixth year, the competition is open to H-E-B Partners (employees) and community members and offers a chance to win a $10,000 grand prize or a $5,000 healthy hero prize.

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Back-to-school event a success in Lipan

August 22, 2015

The Back to School party held at the church of Christ last Saturday afternoon was a big success!

There were around 30 kids there, along with 20 adults. Special guests included families from the Foster Home in Stephenville, and Jennifer and Shawn Davis from Granbury. The kids enjoyed the water slides, wet sponge throws and soaker sticks.

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School formed in 1910 after ‘organ incident’

August 22, 2015
School formed in 1910 after ‘organ incident’

“The organ incident” spurred a college northwest of Granbury.

A group of Church of Christ purists founded Thorp Spring Christian College in 1910 after Add-Ran College, forerunner of Texas Christian University, moved when church leaders allowed the playing of an organ during services.

Students took courses in Greek, Latin, Hebrew, chemistry, music, expression (drama and art), domestic sciences and arts.

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Tiny theater troupe entertains Pecan parents

August 22, 2015
Tiny theater troupe entertains Pecan parents

Fairy tales did come true in Pecan Plantation during the first week of August. when the Missoula Children’s Theater (MCT) troupe staged “Cinderella” at the Pecan Activities Center (PAC). Lindsay Abrams and Samantha Fabiani of MCT arrived in Pecan on Sunday afternoon, auditioned little thespians on Monday morning and started rehearsals Monday afternoon.

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No such thing as too much fun

August 22, 2015
No such thing as too much fun

VFW Post 7835 is hosting a pig roast and luau Saturday, Aug. 29. Proceeds from the benefit will given to the VFW National Home, Texas House. Activities begin with the pig roast from 6-8 p.m. Dancing to the CB Sutton and the Outcasts band is planned from 8 p.m. – midnight.

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Mission complete

August 22, 2015
Mission complete

Members of the parenting class at Brazos Pregnancy Center were joined by family, friends and staff for a graduation ceremony and reception at Acton United Methodist Church. From left, front row: Myriah Owens, BPC graduate; Vanessa Monreal, BPC graduate; Rachel Cox, BPC graduate; baby Mia; Dejanira Daugherty, BPC graduate; Miranda Bramlett- BPC graduate and baby Ryder.

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Surviving military officer spouses will be honored

August 15, 2015

It’s a time for recognition and honor. Surviving spouses of military officers will be honored next month at the dinner meeting of the Greater Granbury Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA).

The Chapter has designated September as “Surviving Spouse Month” in honor of survivors who served alongside their spouse throughout the years.

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Deter Bambi with deer-resistant plants

August 15, 2015
Deter Bambi with deer-resistant plants

While deer are beautiful creatures with eyes that can melt your heart, they quickly incur your wrath when they amble onto your property and eat plants.

Encouraged by misguided folks who feed them and lured by abundant exotic edibles, deer often roam neighborhoods unafraid of humans and perfectly willing to sample the landscape buffet.

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Cedillos’ servant attitude welcome at Senior Center

August 15, 2015
Cedillos’ servant attitude welcome at Senior Center

For Michael Cedillos, volunteering isn’t a solitary commitment – it’s a movement.

Cedillos, who teaches classes at the Hood County Senior Center, hopes to do there what he has done in other places during his years as a teacher: involve the community.

He has taught in such places as Columbia, Mexico, Peru, Chili and England.

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