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Helping Hands

July 12, 2014

Fundraiser dinner

for Debbie Cox July 19

Family and friends are joining forces to help Debbie Cox. A barbecue dinner is planned Saturday, July 19 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the VFW Post 7835 located at 3670 W. Highway 377.

Barnett BBQ is providing pulled pork, homemade potato salad, pinto beans and ice tea.

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Donation funds park equipment

July 12, 2014

Take a drive by the City Park to see the new piece of playground equipment that was installed on Monday. It’s called “The Peek-A-Boo” and was purchased by the city by way of a generous donation.

More improvements to the park such as more bathrooms, tables and play structures are needed.

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Granbury Realtors accepting applications for Redo

July 12, 2014

The Granbury Association of Realtors is preparing for the annual Granbury Realtor Redo. This project is a mission to revitalize the exterior of a home for a deserving resident within the historical district and historical overlay of the City of Granbury.

Applicants should submit a letter for consideration on or before July 31, 2014 to Granbury Association of Realtors, Attn: Public relations committee, 2504 James Road, Granbury, Texas 76049.

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Fun on the Fourth

July 9, 2014
Fun on the Fourth

Granbury’s patriotic tradition was alive and kickin’ over the Fourth of July weekend.

Thousands lined the streets for the parade Friday morning, and good crowds were reported for activities all weekend.

The Granbury Chamber of Commerce has announced the following parade winners: Best Livestock – Triple Cross Cowboy Church, Best Walking/Marching – GHS Cheerleaders, Grand Marshal’s Choice – Grace Classical Academy, Best Community/Non-commercial – Lakeside Baptist Church, Best Commercial – Justice Plumbing, Best of Parade – Crime Stoppers (Hood County Sheriff’s Office) and Best Float – Lowe’s Home Improvement.

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Granbury’s patriotic tradition was alive and kickin’ over the Fourth of July weekend.

July 9, 2014
Granbury’s patriotic tradition was alive and kickin’ over the Fourth of July weekend.

Granbury’s patriotic tradition was alive and kickin’ over the Fourth of July weekend.

Thousands lined the streets for the parade Friday morning, and good crowds were reported for activities all weekend.

The Granbury Chamber of Commerce has announced the following parade winners: Best Livestock – Triple Cross Cowboy Church, Best Walking/Marching – GHS Cheerleaders, Grand Marshal’s Choice – Grace Classical Academy, Best Community/Non-commercial – Lakeside Baptist Church, Best Commercial – Justice Plumbing, Best of Parade – Crime Stoppers (Hood County Sheriff’s Office) and Best Float – Lowe’s Home Improvement.

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Check out these summer reads

July 9, 2014

“What in the world would we do without libraries?”

-Katherine Hepburn

“An Echo in the Bone” vol. 1

Fiction

Be ready for a breath taking journey to 1777 America. Jamie Fraser knows from his time-traveling wife Claire that, no matter how unlikely it seems, America will win the Revolutionary War. Jamie realizes that he might find himself pointing a weapon directly at his own son – a young officer in the British army.

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More fun on the Fourth

July 9, 2014
More fun on the Fourth

A BIG HOWDY: The Hood County Sheriff’s Posse was looking mighty fine on their trusty steeds during the July 4th Hometown Parade presented by the Granbury Chamber of Commerce Friday morning. With the theme, 40 Years of Patriotic Tradition, festivities ran from Friday through Sunday.

GOOFY SHOOTER: A clowning photographer pauses to take a picture of the huge crowd of attendees on the Granbury square for Friday’s hometown parade.

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Good times on Gallery Night

July 5, 2014
Good times on Gallery Night

These ladies enjoyed a lovely visit at Gallery Night last weekend on the Granbury sqaure. Pictured at Yor Private Collection Art gallery (from left) is Catherine Curtis, Stacie Watkins, Mareita Cox and Debra Attabury. Numerous art galleries, know as The Galleries of Granbury, join together for a free art walk on the Granbury square from 6 to 9 p.m.

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Super swimmer saves boat

July 5, 2014
Super swimmer saves boat

Tommy Reed was able to rescue his boat after it had been trapped at the Pecan Marina for a year and a half. With a much improved lake level this week, Reed lowered the boat into the water, only to discover the boat would not run. The part-time Pecan resident donned flippers and a life jacket, jumped in the water, and pulled his boat some 200 yards to the ramp.

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Pecan artists observe garden in full bloom

July 5, 2014
Pecan artists observe garden in full bloom

The Pecan Plantation Art Guild took a field trip to the home of local artist and master gardener Nancy Fernandes to see spring in full bloom in her gardens.

Nancy uses her creative artistic talent to produce original designs in her gardens and has been nationally recognized in gardening magazines for her floral works of art.

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