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Marcia Hardy chosen artist of the month

September 6, 2014
Marcia Hardy chosen artist of the month

Congratulations to Marcia Hardy, first-place winner for artist of the month in the Pecan Plantation Art Guild (PPAG).

Also lauded for exceptional work are Bonnie Chilcutt, Yvonne Sailers, Barbara Brown and Gwen Faherty.

All of these ladies, in addition to Doris Keisler, have work displayed at the Pecan clubhouse. Other creations are featured at the Pecan Activities Center (PAC), at various businesses in Pecan Village, and on the PPAG website: www.pecanplantationartguild.com.

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Read a lot, work a little

September 3, 2014

“This week I’ve been reading a lot and doing a little work. That’s the way things ought to be. That’s surely the road to success.”

-Anne Frank

“The Horse Lover’s Bible”

Nonfiction

Horses and human have shared a close bond throughout the history of civilization. For the majority of us living in affluent societies, our relationship with horses is primarily recreational.

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Fresh food offered at Community Pantry

September 3, 2014

The Monthly Community Pantry will be at the Granbury First United Methodist Church (FUMC) distribution site Friday, Sept. 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.

The Monthly Community Pantry provides fresh produce and dairy products that often are not available weekly at the community food pantries.

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Riley Stephens Memorial Scholarship

September 3, 2014
Riley Stephens Memorial Scholarship

Registration is continuing for the second Sgt. Riley G. Stephens Memorial Scholarship Fund 5K and Fun Run Saturday, Sept. 27 in Tolar. In addition, $1 tickets can be purchased for a drawing to win a quilt, handmade by Lucy Esposito (center). Helping to show off the quilt are the sergeant’s step-mother JoAnn Stephens and father Mic Stephens.

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‘Meet the Authors’ program at library Saturday afternoon

September 3, 2014

Where can you hear about memories of Dip Street, romance in Twilight, Texas, a murder in West Covina, California, texting while flying, and reflections on love and life in one afternoon? Answer: Hood County Library.

Authors Carol Cook, Peggy Purser Freeman, Dr. James L. Jones, Lee Jordan and Lori Wilde will discuss their work and sign books during a Meet the Author event sponsored by Friends of the Library for Hood County.

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Friends of the Library hosting five authors at Sept. 6 program

August 30, 2014

Local authors Carol Cook, Peggy Purser Freeman, Dr. James L. Jones, Lee Jordan and Lori Wilde will discuss their work and sign books during Meet the Author sponsored by Friends of the Library for Hood County.

The program is set from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Hood County Library, 222 N.

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Pecan couples enjoy Angel Fire

August 30, 2014
Pecan couples enjoy Angel Fire

Four Pecan couples recently enjoyed a jaunt to Angel Fire, New Mexico, for nine days of vacation, golfing and fun.

Carter and Debbie Gresham, Mike and Kathy Reid, Joe and Faye Runyan, and Gary and Allison Williams took the trip after having won it last October at the Party at the Peak event.

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Woman’s Wednesday Club offers scholarships

August 30, 2014

Scholarship applications will be accepted through Oct. 15 by the Woman’s Wednesday Club of Granbury. Two young women will receive $1,000 scholarships.

Applicants must be female graduates of Granbury High School, and a full-time student at a four-year college or university with a junior or senior classification and 60 hours or more.

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Team Depot: Scaring up money for a good cause

August 30, 2014
Team Depot: Scaring up money for a good cause

The committee planning a Halloween season fundraiser for Hood County Christmas for Children was sweating – and it wasn’t because of the summer heat.

The group was worried over how to create a haunted house inside the livestock barn at the Hood County Reunion Grounds.

But then Larry Jones entered the picture and the First Annual Granscary began to take shape.

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Granbury residents attend DAR Continental Congress

August 30, 2014
Granbury residents attend DAR Continental Congress

Granbury residents Kathy Hanlon and Marcy Carter-Lovick were among the 3,500 members of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) who traveled to the nation’s capital for the service organization’s 123rd annual Continental Congress.

The keynote speaker for the Opening Night Ceremony was author and historian, Alexander Rose, who discussed his book, Washington’s Spies: The Story of America’s First Spy Ring, and the ordinary people who did extraordinary things to help secure American independence.

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