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Join Santa for breakfast on Dec. 6

November 29, 2014

Santa Claus will make a special stop in Granbury on Saturday, Dec. 6. From 8-11 a.m., the jolly fellow will be at Camp Fire Camp El Tesoro, 7710 Fall Creek Highway.

A hot breakfast will be available for $8. Children of all ages are welcome to visit with Santa.

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Working to resolve long waits

November 29, 2014

On Aug. 7, the president signed into law the Veterans Choice Act which is intended to provide health care to Veterans in their local communities. Veterans must be enrolled in the VA Health care system as of Aug. 1, 2014 or they must be a combat veteran within five years of leaving the military.

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Scholarship given

November 29, 2014
Scholarship given

PEO Chapter GV of Granbury recently presented April Staggs with a scholarship as she continues her education. From left: Hannah Kirkland, president of Chapter GV, Staggs the recipient, Ruth Gump and Dottie Moss, members of Chapter GV. PEO is a philanthropic organization celebrating the advancement of women.

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Helping Hands

November 29, 2014

PARTY WITH A PURPOSE

CELEBRATES 20,000 ITEMS

FOR MISSION GRANBURY

Almost 100 people helped fill 500 bags of groceries at Mission Granbury last weekend.

This year, the schools and local businesses helped contribute about 20,000 individual items of food. Last year, a similar amount of food was donated, and it not only fed the 500 families, but supplied food for Mission Granbury to distribute to 6,000 families.

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Patriot Pen and Voice of Democracy honors given

November 29, 2014
Patriot Pen and Voice of Democracy honors given

Across the nation, the Veterans of Foreign Wars annually sponsors a written essay contest and an oral essay. The theme for the Patriot Pen essay was “Why I Appreciate American Veterans.” The oral contest, known as the Voice of Democracy, was about “Why Veterans Are Important To Our History And Future.” Hundreds of local students participated in both of these contests.

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Join together with NARFE

November 29, 2014

Those who are employed, or have been employed, with the federal government have something in common.

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) is dedicated to protecting and enhancing the earned pay, retirement and health care benefits of federal employees, retirees and their survivors.

The next NARFE meeting is Dec.

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Holiday classic hits the stage

November 26, 2014

A year after opening the newly-remodeled Opera House, the Granbury Theatre Company will present the Christmas classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” beginning Friday.

This story, which debuted as a movie in 1946, tracks the life of George Bailey. George despairs over his what he believes to be a life of lost dreams and emptiness, but his guardian angel intervenes to show him how he has enriched the lives of countless others.

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Food for the holidays and beyond

November 26, 2014
Food for the holidays and beyond

The “Live Thankfully” campaign organized by Pediatric Dental of Granbury helps assist local families in need during the Thanksgiving holiday. Through the Granbury schools, enormous amounts of canned food were collected. Scores of volunteers were been busy sorting it all out Saturday and Sunday at Mission Granbury. Pictured in front, during the thick of Sunday’s activities, (from left) are Melanie Hansen, Dana and Dr.

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Church Clips

November 26, 2014

COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING DINNER AT ACTON BAPTIST

No plans for Thanksgiving? Acton Baptist Church plans a Community Thanksgiving Dinner from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27.

The menu includes turkey, dressing and giblet gravy, ham, hot dogs, corn casserole, sweet potato casserole, mashed potatoes and cream gravy, yeast rolls, pies and cakes.

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Historic properties open to public during Granbury – A Candlelight Tour

November 26, 2014
Historic properties open to public during Granbury – A Candlelight Tour

The spirit of Christmas past returns to Granbury Dec. 5 and 6 with the 31st annual “Granbury – A Candlelight Tour.” The event begins at 5 p.m. Friday and ends at 9 Saturday night.

Set in the historic district around the square, the event features historic homes and public buildings decorated for Christmas and open for public tours.

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