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Scenes from the City Egg Hunt

April 16, 2014
Scenes from the City Egg Hunt

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‘Godspell’ opens Friday

April 16, 2014

The musical “Godspell” was first brought to an Off-Broadway stage nearly 43 years ago.

The story, however, goes back more than 2,000 years.

The show, which is based on the gospel of Matthew put to music and dance, will open Friday at the Granbury Opera House. It runs through May 18.

“We’re running Godspell during Easter week,” said director/choreographer Kent Whites.Read the rest

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The Bridge welcomes Wingate to opening

April 16, 2014
The Bridge welcomes Wingate to opening

Author Lisa Wingate will open the prayer garden at The Bridge, at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 17.

The Bridge owner, Janice Thompson, announced Wingate will have a book signing at the new store on Granbury’s Historic Square.

Wingate will speak as a journalist, an inspirational speaker, and the author of over 20 novels. Her books have held positions on many bestseller lists, both in the U.S.Read the rest

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Church Clips

April 16, 2014

Lake Granbury Ministerial Alliance meets WEDNESDAY

Lake Granbury Ministerial Alliance will meet at Brazos Covenant Ministries at noon Wednesday, April 16. The speaker will be Dr. Jerry Streit from Colorado Springs, Colo. He will speak on “Developing a Christian world view in a non-Christian world,” how it involves our children.

Please RSVP to Larry Dickson at 817-326-2270.

Good News Club coming

to Tolar Monday, April 28

The Good News Club will begin meeting at Tolar Elementary on Monday, April 28.Read the rest

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National committee picks Joyce

April 16, 2014
National committee picks Joyce

Gail Joyce of Granbury has been named to the Auxiliary Member Advisory Committee of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA).

MOAA, with over 380,000 members, is the nation’s largest military officers’ organization and plays an active role in advocating a strong national defense. It has chapters throughout the U. S., including the Greater Granbury Chapter.

As a member of the six-person Auxiliary Member Advisory Committee, Joyce will represent the surviving spouses of uniformed services officers by reporting to the MOAA board on programs, plans and policies pertaining to the interests and provision of services to those surviving spouses.Read the rest

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Child Abuse Prevention month

April 16, 2014
Child Abuse Prevention month

The big blue ribbons on the square were created by the crew at Home Depot. The large ribbon displays include space for the Pinwheels for Prevention. The pinwheels are part of the national campaign to bring awareness to Child Abuse Prevention month in April.Read the rest

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Place order for Easter hams

April 12, 2014

The Church of Christ’s Relay for Life team is taking orders for smoked hams, cakes and pies.

You can reserve yours by calling Betty Addison at 254-646-2726. They will be taking orders until April 15.

All goods can be picked up at the church’s fellowship hall on Saturday April 19.

Smoked hams are $35, pound cake $15, and chess or buttermilk pie $10 each.Read the rest

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Vaughn receives medal as Distinguished Citizen

April 12, 2014
Vaughn receives medal as Distinguished Citizen

Retired Colonel Jackie W. Vaughn, Air National Guard, is the recipient of the newly established DAR Distinguished Citizen Medal.

The award was presented to the deCordova resident by the Texas Society Daughters of the American Revolution before an audience of 1,500 last month at the National Defense Banquet held during the organization’s 123rd state conference in Dallas.

The DAR Distinguished Citizen Medal is awarded to an individual who fulfills the qualities of honor, service, courage, leadership and patriotism.Read the rest

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Community Egg Hunt this morning

April 12, 2014

The Community-Wide Easter Egg Hunt takes place today at Granbury City Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Free food, games and entertainment are planned for the whole family.

The hunt begins with special needs children at 12:40 p.m. Ages 0-3 hunt at 1 p.m. Ages 4-6 hunt at 1:20 p.m. Ages 7-12 hunt at 1:40 p.m.

The Community Talent Show takes place from 11 a.m.Read the rest

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Pecan ladies enjoy ‘Garden Party’

April 12, 2014
Pecan ladies enjoy ‘Garden Party’

The March meeting of the Pecan Plantation Woman’s Club (PPWC) was a favorite annual program. “Pecan’s Garden Party Fashion Show” took to the runway with 24 club members modeling clothes from 12 Granbury merchants.

Handmade birdhouse centerpieces made by hospitality committee members graced the tables, and ladies enjoyed music from Rhonda Eldridge and the Flute Studio of Tarleton State University.

Thursday’s meeting of the PPWC will also be a grand soirée when this group of ladies celebrates 35 years of friendship, fellowship, and philanthropic and artistic pursuits in our community.Read the rest

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