The Granbury Flywheelers are looking for new blood.
“Club membership is declining,” said John Burgoyne. “As president, I want to increase the membership.”
The Flywheelers will show their wares on Saturday, March 1 at Lambert Branch Park. The Antique Engine Show, Swap Meet and Gas Up begins with setup at 8 a.m. Gates open at 9. Admission is free.
The Old Granbury Light Plant will be open for tours in conjunction with the Antique Engine Show.… Read the rest
Disabled veterans who are renting right now should consider home ownership for many reasons, especially if they have a family.
Many veterans are hesitant to look into home ownership because of the down payment requirements to borrow but a there are options that are worth looking into.
VA Purchase loans offer competitive interest rates often without requiring a down-payment or private mortgage insurance.… Read the rest
When most people think of what an economic development director does, they may think of someone who tries to lure big chain stores and restaurants to town.
But Warren Ketteman, the new executive director of the Lake Granbury Area Economic Development Corporation, is the kind of guy who likes to think small.
Ketteman said he intends to focus on nurturing small local businesses that could grow and thrive with the right kind of help.… Read the rest
“TV. If kids are entertained by two letters, imagine the fun they’ll have with twenty-six. Open your child’s imagination. Open a book.”
“How Do Dinosaurs Say I’m Mad?”
Mamas and Papas don’t like temper tantrums, but they always love their children. And dinosaurs are no different. When little dinosaurs get angry, they sometimes misbehave. They yell and stomp and storm through the house.… Read the rest
Caramel, bananas AND pecans? That’s the amazing flavor combination you’ll taste when you bite into Tresa Hargrove’s Caramel Pecan Banana Cake. Your taste buds will definitely thank you. This recipe is a great way to use up leftover banana’s we always seem to have lying around. I’m trying to figure out why I had never thought to try this flavor comination before!… Read the rest
Free federal tax preparation and e-filing is available from AARP Tax-Aide teams. The service is available through April 12 according to Ron Petersen, Granbury Tax-Aide coordinator.
Contact one of the following locations to schedule help with your tax preparation:
Hood County Senior Center on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 817-573-5533, located at 501 E. Moore St.
Hood County Library on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m.… Read the rest
Long before the Super Bowl became the world-wide phenomenon it is today, Tommy Maxwell played in the great game.
He was a defensive back for the Baltimore Colts when they defeated the Dallas Cowboys 16-13 in Super Bowl V. It was a historic Super Bowl, being the first since the American Football League and National Football League merged (the Colts were in the American Football Conference and the Cowboys in the National Football Conference).… Read the rest
About three months ago I asked how many garages/gas stations there were in Lipan at one time.
Nell Ives Brown tells me that there were six garages here right after World War II. Alton Stowe, Butler Ives, Poker Smith, Hillary Baldree, Troy Key and Joe Martin all had garages here. Mr. Martin’s business was located where the old funeral home now sits next to the post office.… Read the rest
Attractive and enthralling seed packets promise gardening success in 60-120 days. Flowers, vines, veggies and herbs grow and mature in the blink of an eye. What fun!
While a few plants, such as sunflowers, are famously easy to grow from seed, the reality of starting plants from seeds is more complicated than seed packets indicate, especially if started indoors. Many plants have specific needs that must be met.… Read the rest