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Veterans Commission provides assistance

July 25, 2015

I’m excited to share some information we received recently from Mandy Livingston, Community Learning Center Inc. in Fort Worth about a new project called COIN, Combatants Overcoming Income Needs.

On June 1, the Texas Veterans Commission awarded a $500,000.00 assistance grant to CLC, Inc to help combat veterans facing financial difficulties.

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Helpful hands

July 25, 2015
Helpful hands

These kids from Lakeside Baptist Church help deliver meals for the Healthy Kids program every Friday all summer long. From left: Reagan Grant, Rachel Hartshorn, Kyndell Hoosier, Autumn Hartshorn and Brynn Grant. Free summer lunches are available to all kids age 18 and younger at 20 participating sites. To eat, just show up.

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Pecaners celebrate holiday with parade and live music

July 25, 2015
Pecaners celebrate holiday with parade and live music

Pecaners celebrated July 4 in style.The weather was perfect for a late afternoon parade and evening street dance. Folks enjoyed live music and enjoyed good food prepared by the clubhouse staff. Children raced and ran through the obstacle course and waterslide bounce houses. The event was a grand party indeed.

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Know the signs of stroke

July 25, 2015

When blood flow to a portion of the brain is blocked, a stroke may occur. Officials at Lake Granbury Medical Center are sharing stroke information to help people recognize what is taking place.

A stroke occurs if the flow of oxygen-rich blood to a portion of the brain is blocked. Without oxygen, brain cells start to die after a few minutes.

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Three from Granbury are part of DAR Continental Congress

July 25, 2015
Three from Granbury are part of DAR Continental Congress

The Daughters of the American Revolution were 3,500 strong at the annual Continental Congress, June 24-28, in Washington , D.C.

Three members attending from the local Elizabeth Crockett Chapter include Marcy Carter-Lovick, of Granbury, Texas State Organizing Secretary; Kathy Hanlon, of Granbury, National Chair, National Defense Committee; and Delores Goodall, a member of the Granbury chapter.

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Readers can learn anything

July 22, 2015

“Reading is important, because if you can read, you can learn anything about everything and everything about anything.”-Tomie dePaola, author of children’s books

“Rock With Wings”

Fiction

Navajo Tribal policemen Jim Chee and Bernie Manuelito and their mentor, the legendary Joe Leaphorn, investigate two perplexing cases in this mystery. While doing a good deed for a relative offers a great opportunity for Chee and his wife Manuelito to get away for a few days’ vacation in beautiful Monument Valley, other plans take them apart.

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All smiles at Southern Concepts’ formal dance

July 22, 2015
All smiles at Southern Concepts’ formal dance

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4th of July parade winners demonstrate imagination

July 22, 2015
4th of July parade winners demonstrate imagination

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‘Drowsey’ is full of terrific musical numbers

July 22, 2015

One thing you won’t get is drowsy during the Granbury Theatre Company’s latest production.

“The Drowsy Chaperone” is 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 show takes a different look at the “show within a show” genre.

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Get your goodies here!

July 22, 2015
Get your goodies here!

Five-year-old R.J. Zeller sure saw them coming at Saturday’s Historic Cresson School benefit bake sale. R.J. gave everyone a big smile and a very convincing sales pitch. Organizers couldn’t be more pleased with the huge turnout, selling out just about every donated item. Even dogs got in on the baked goodies action with offerings of homemade dog biscuits soaked in beef broth and peanut butter cookies.

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