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Reading is still the path

December 10, 2014

“Fredrick Douglas taught that literacy is the path from slavery to freedom. There are many kinds of slavery and many kinds of freedom. But reading is still the path.” –Carl Sagan

“A New Year’s Reunion”

By Li-Quong Yu and Zhu Cheng Llang

Ages 3-7, Preschool – Grade 2

This remarkable story of China’s most joyous holiday is a story of love that holds together Maomao’s family.

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Chapter P gives cash and coats

December 6, 2014
Chapter P gives cash and coats

The Gold Wing Road Riders Association, Chapter P, recently donated 60 coats and a check for $500 to help children and families through Mission Granbury.

Emergency Assistance Network Director Christi Durant, of Mission Granbury, said the early cold snap caught many families off guard, leaving children attending school without warm clothing, coats, hats, gloves and shoes.

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Style show benefits Woman’s Wednesday scholarship, charities

December 6, 2014
Style show benefits Woman’s Wednesday scholarship, charities

“That Old Black Magic” was the theme for the annual Woman’s Wednesday Club fashion show. The 117-year-old club recently hosted 250 ladies at the style show and luncheon fundraiser at deCordova Bend Estates Country Club.

In keeping with the theme and dressed in tuxedos, the Pearl Street Four played music from the Big Band Era for the audience’s listening pleasure.

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Lipan third-graders plan trip to Bass Hall

December 6, 2014

The Lipan third-graders are taking a trip to Fort Worth on Friday, Dec. 12. They will be going to Bass Hall to see a production of “The Nutcracker.” This trip is sponsored by the Walton Family Grant.

TOURNAMENT WINDS DOWN

The “Tex Star Tournament of Champions” varsity basketball tournament ends today.

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Best Use of Music

December 6, 2014
Best Use of Music

Waples Baptist Church was the prize winner for Best Use of Music with this entry in the Night of Lights Christmas parade Friday. Previous information given to the Hood County News incorrectly stated the prize winner. The Best Display of Community Spirit award went to Lake Pointe Resource Center and Academy.

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Church Clips

December 6, 2014

SOUP SUPPER, AND ADVENT SERVICES AT EMMANUEL

Emmanuel Lutheran Church will continue Advent services and soup suppers Wednesday, Dec. 10 and 17. Soup supper is at 6 p.m. with worship at 7.

The church is located at 2301 Fall Creek Highway. Call 817-326-2201 for more information.

JOURNEY TO BETHLEHEM

WITH FIRST METHODIST

Granbury First United Methodist Church will present its Christmas Cantata on Sunday, Dec.

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Granbury Civic Chorus ready for ‘Cool Yule’

December 6, 2014

The Granbury Civic Chorus presents “Songs to Celebrate a Cool Yule.”

Under the direction for Steve Sobczak, the first performance is today, Saturday, Dec. 6 at 3 p.m. at Granbury Square Plaza.

Monday, Dec. 8 the chorus performs at 7 p.m. at Acton United Methodist Church.

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Whites’ love of acting feeds his spirit

December 6, 2014
Whites’ love of acting feeds his spirit

Kent Whites knew as a child that the place he felt most at home was on the stage.

He and others with the Granbury Theatre Company want to encourage others who feel the same way.

Training in acting, dancing, set design and other theater-related skills is offered for ages 8 and older through the Granbury Theatre Academy.

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Community Pantry bringing fresh food

December 3, 2014

The Monthly Community Pantry will be at the Granbury First United Methodist Church (FUMC) distribution site Friday, Dec. 5, from 9-11 a.m. Fresh food distribution through the Tarrant Area Food Bank takes place on the first Friday each month at Granbury FUMC, 301 Loop 567.

There will not be a distribution date in January, since the regular day falls during a holiday closure at Tarrant Area Food Bank.

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Church Clips

December 2, 2014

SOUP SUPPER AND ADVENT SERVICES AT EMMANUEL

Emmanuel Lutheran Church will have Advent services and soup suppers Wednesday, Dec. 3, 6 and 10. Soup supper is at 6 p.m. with worship at 7.

The church is located at 2301 Fall Creek Highway. Call 817-326-2201 for more information.

JOURNEY TO BETHLEHEM WITH FIRST METHODIST

Granbury First United Methodist Church will present its Christmas Cantata on Sunday, Dec.

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