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August 9, 2014

WAPLES BAPTIST CHURCH PLANS ANNUAL SCHOOL RALLY

Waples Baptist Church will have its annual Back to School Rally on Friday evening, Aug. 15 from 6:30-8:30.

Activities include cooking out hot dogs, puppet show, prizes, games and goodies to help get kids ready for the new school year.

The church is at 1200 Temple Hall Highway.

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Selman passionate about art

August 9, 2014
Selman passionate about art

Energy and enthusiasm for art drive the next speaker at Lake Granbury Art Association’s meeting Monday, Aug. 11.

Barry Selman, a relatively new member of LGAA, and 2014 co-president with Lynda Robinson, will demonstrate his skill and passion for watercolor. Visitors as well as members of LGAA are encouraged to attend the meeting at 7 p.m., at the Shanley House Center for the Arts, 224 N.

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Children’s author on square tonight

August 9, 2014

Lindsay Parker will be signing her book, “Fiona Von Finnigan Fairy Tale Fixer,” from 5-8 tonight at Artefactz as part of the Girls Night Out event on the square.

Fiona is an avid reader, feisty third grader and unwitting heroine of the written word. She just wants to finish reading her latest library book, but she’s about to get pulled into a whole different story.

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Author’s love story continues 73 years

August 9, 2014
Author’s love story continues 73 years

REMEMBER WHEN: Audrey Fahlberg with baby son, Willie, and daughter, Karen, in 1944.

Granbury author Audrey Syse Fahlberg gives readers a glimpse into her life with her book, “Triumphant Love: WWII, a Blink into Our Seventy Three Year Marriage.”

The book is filled with snippets about her hardships and happiness as a wife and mother while her husband was with the Tenth Mountain Division in Italy during World War II.

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Many canals filled with sand, muck and weeds

August 9, 2014
Many canals filled with sand, muck and weeds

Driving over the bridges, you may think Lake Granbury is close to full. Drive around the neighborhoods and you will see a different story. Hundreds of boat docks, like this one in The Island, are not usable with the lake down 5.4 feet. In many places viewed from the bridge, the actual lake shoreline is hidden beneath heavy vegetation.

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CEF teacher training at Lakeside

August 9, 2014

Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) will have its back to school training for all new and returning Good News Club teachers on Saturday, Aug. 23, hosted this year by Lakeside Baptist Church.

The schedule for the day is as follows:

9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Training for all new workers and teachers.

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Stookesberry is Artist of Month

August 9, 2014
Stookesberry is Artist of Month

The Pecan Plantation Art Guild (PPAG) congratulates Donna Stookesberry for winning first place honors in August for Artist of the Month.

Also receiving accolades for outstanding work were Kathy Yoders, Jean Runnels, JoAnn Croft, and Elaine Wilks. All of these talented folks, along with artist Jim Stewart, have their work displayed in the Pecan clubhouse, the Pecan Activities Center (PAC), and at several stops in the Pecan Village shopping area.

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Settlers used the big black kettle to cook

August 9, 2014

Here’s another excerpt from the book, “Glancing Backward, a History of Lipan, Texas.”

“The stream, forest and field provided food for the early settlers of Lipan. Their methods of preparing the food were like those of all early American pioneers. At first, the black kettles and pots hung over the fire in the fireplace.

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Biker Bash: Event returns Labor Day weekend

August 9, 2014
Biker Bash: Event returns Labor Day weekend

DASH TO THE BASH: The Labor Day weekend Biker Bash returns this year, under the leadership of Decatur’s Doc Dennis, founder and pastor of Full Armor Biker Church. Dennis is pictured here on the Granbury square with his wife, Cheryl. He has been making a number of trips to Granbury to get everything lined up for the three-day event, which will feature vendors, games, inspirational speakers and faith-based bands.

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Twirling super star in parade at Waterview

August 6, 2014
Twirling super star in parade at Waterview

Kicking off the Sagora Senior Games at Waterview in Granbury, Audrey Doucette, 8, participated in the “opening ceremony” parade Friday afternoon. Audrey, (right) is pictured with her grandparents Pam and Charlie Pendleton, who are residents at The Point at Waterview. Audrey lives with her family in New York and has been twirling for three years.

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