RSSLife

Senior Circle prom May 12

April 11, 2015

Senior Circle’s fourth annual Senior Circle Senior Prom is May 12 at Granbury Resort Conference Center. “The Baron” will DJ the event.

There will be plenty of dancing, door prizes (e-readers and tablets), snacks, vendors and lots of fun from 5–8 p.m.

To celebrate the 16th anniversary of Senior Circle, a $15 prom ticket and receive a $10 “anniversary special” membership or membership renewal.

Continue Reading

Recognized genealogist

April 11, 2015
Recognized genealogist

Granbury resident Marcy Carter-Lovick, past-Regent of Granbury’s Elizabeth Crockett Chapter, NSDAR, was named the 2014 Outstanding Volunteer Genealogist for Texas at the Society’s 116th annual State Conference recently held in San Antonio. From left: Zipra Morgan, state chair volunteer genealogists committee; Carter-Lovick; Pamela Wright, state regent Texas Society Daughters of the American Revolution.

Continue Reading

He knows how names and spellings can change

April 11, 2015

Genealogist Lloyd de Witt Bockstruck, of Dallas, will address the Pecan Plantation Genealogy Group on Tuesday, April 21, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. His topic will be the subject of his book “The Name is the Game,” which covers how names and spellings change through the centuries.

Bockstruck is a member of many heritage societies and a coveted speaker, according to Deborah Rosenfeld, president of the Pecan Plantation Genealogy Club.

Continue Reading

Book fair coming to Lipan, family night on April 30

April 11, 2015

The book fair will take place during the week of April 27-30 with family night on Thursday, April 30 at 6 p.m.

Elementary open house will also be on April 30, with pre-registration for next fall’s Pre-kindergarten class.

More STAAR tests will be given on April 20, 21 and 22. Check with your student’s teacher to find out the exact dates for testing.

Continue Reading

Rio Brazos Art Exhibition opens

April 11, 2015

Eighteen artists from Granbury and Hood County have been selected to participate in the juried Rio Brazos Art Exhibition.

The 18th annual show opens at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 12 and runs through April 26 at the Dora Lee Langdon Cultural & Educational Center Concert Hall one block off Granbury’s historic square.

Continue Reading

Meaningful places leave a mark

April 11, 2015
Meaningful places leave a mark

Artist Deanna Wood has a series of paintings referred to as Personal Spaces.

“We leave our mark on places, but I believe they also leave marks on us,” she said.

“This series explores that idea. How these places shape us, how we remember meaningful places and how our memories of such places change over time,” Wood stated.

Continue Reading

Numbers needed April 4 for Hood County Hunger Project

April 4, 2015

A number of groups are getting ready to participate in the Hood County Hunger Project.

Barbara Townsend needs a head count.

Prior to the food packaging day, Townsend is looking for an estimate of the monetary donations and list of volunteers who will participate.

Numbers are needed by April 4.

“I need to know the number of volunteers we will be working with,” Townsend said.

Continue Reading

Helping Hands

April 4, 2015

PAINTING WITH A PURPOSE

TODAY FOR CAC FUNDRAISER

The Paluxy River Children’s Advocacy Center will benefit from the Painting with a Purpose event from 2 -4 p.m. Saturday, April 4.

Painting With A Twist, 715 Autumn Ridge Trail, will donate 50 percent of proceeds to the CAC.

This class is recommended for those 10 years and older.

Continue Reading

Make reservations for Sip and Savor VIP

April 4, 2015

If you like great food paired with awesome wine, look no further than Granbury’s wine weekend.

The annual Wine Walk experience begins with a Sip and Savor VIP event Thursday, April 23.

Classic and contemporary cuisine pairings with Texas wines will be offered at a private estate overlooking Lake Granbury. Eight North Texas chefs will prepare a feast for the VIP event from 7 – 10 p.m.

Continue Reading

Grizzard graduates at top of Coast guard Aviation Survival

April 4, 2015
Grizzard graduates at top of Coast guard Aviation Survival

Grizzard

Russell Wayne Grizzard Jr., graduated as a United States Coast Guard Aviation Survival Technician in February, on his way to becoming a Coast Guard rescue swimmer.

Grizzard is a member of the 112-15 graduating class. He was class leader and graduated first in his class with honors.

He is the son of Russell and Dede Grizzard of Granbury.

Continue Reading