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Ghosts and goblins treated to games

November 15, 2014
Ghosts and goblins treated to games

The recent Sports and Recreation Committee’s Halloween party for the youngest ghosts and goblins in Pecan was a rousing success. Children dressed in all kinds of costumes charged the Pecan Activities Center (PAC) for games, prizes, a costume contest, photos, and much Halloween fun.

The party then moved to the PAC parking lot where vehicles decked out for the occasion offered sweets to the trick-or-treaters.

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Veteran recalls hole in ship

November 15, 2014
Veteran recalls hole in ship

The title of “veteran” brings to mind many adjectives such as brave, courageous and strong. All of these descriptors are appropriate when speaking in reference to Lakestone Terrace resident Lloyd McJunkin.

Serving in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War conflict and on active duty or Naval reserve between 1952 and 1960, Lloyd has many stories, which is why Lloyd is our Veterans Day resident highlight.

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4-H baked goods in time for Thanksgiving

November 15, 2014

The Lipan 4-H club will have a bake sale Wednesday, Nov. 26 on the sidewalk in front of the First National Bank. The sale will start at 11 a.m. If you have something special you want prepared in advance, please contact Kelly Tuggle or leave your order at the bank.

Members received new Lipan 4-H T-shirts at the meeting Nov.

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Good books are like good friends

November 12, 2014

“You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.”

-Paul Sweeney

“Slow Dancing on Price’s Pier”

Fiction, Large Print Format

Among new large print books at the library, you will find this story of family relationships one you cannot put down.

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Beautification Council views highway enhancements

November 12, 2014
Beautification Council views highway enhancements

The 30th Annual Jewel Ball drew about 230 formally attired backers Saturday at the Granbury Resort Conference Center. Proceeds benefit the Lake Granbury Area Beautification Council.

While the downtown area has been the site for several projects, the Beautification Council is looking at ways to enhance Highway 377 this year.

Xeriscaping along the 377 corridor in Granbury is under consideration by the Beautification Council.

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Risenhoover to lead volunteer chaplain training Nov. 14-15

November 12, 2014

Training for persons who would like to be qualified to serve as volunteer chaplains will be conducted Nov. 14-15 in the EMS building in Pecan Plantation, located at the corner of Monticello and Wedgefield Road.

The required 12 hours of classroom instruction will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14 and from 9 a.m.

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Christmas Market to benefit women

November 12, 2014

The second annual Christmas Market on Lake Granbury is Friday and Saturday at Granbury Resort Conference Center, 621 E. Pearl St., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Admission is $5.

The market presented by the Christian Women’s Job Corps (CWJC) includes clothing vendors, specialty foods, local tamale vendor, crosses, Christmas decor and more.

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Good books are like good friends

November 12, 2014

“You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.”

-Paul Sweeney

“Slow Dancing on Price’s Pier”

Fiction, Large Print Format

Among new large print books at the library, you will find this story of family relationships one you cannot put down.

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Prepare now for winter

November 8, 2014
Prepare now for winter

November brings a changing landscape.

Temperatures are cooler, flowers are fading, and leaves are dropping. This month, North Central Texas will likely experience the season’s first freeze, and winter will call a halt to the fall growing season.

Use what remains of the pleasant fall weather to complete outdoor chores and projects.

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Day of Dead benefit helps animals

November 8, 2014
Day of Dead benefit helps animals

Second Chance Farm will receive about $6,500 following the Day of the Dead benefit concert, dinner and auction last Saturday night at Granbury Resort Conference Center.

The Texas Flood band entertained with tributes to blues guitarists Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughn.

“I believe everyone had a great time and really enjoyed the band,” said benefit spokeswoman Lisa Hopkins.

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