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July 15, 2015

CHRISTIAN VALUES SUMMIT IN GRANBURY THURSDAY, FRIDAY

David Barton, Rafael Cruz and Sen. Brian Birdwell (R-Granbury) will be speaking this week at the Christian Values Summit on Thursday and Friday, July 16-17.

The event is at the Granbury Resort Conference Center, 621 E. Pearl St. from 5 – 9 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m.

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‘Drowsy Chaperone’ is a musical within a comedy

July 15, 2015

This Friday, “The Drowsy Chaperone” begins its run at the Granbury Opera House. Billed as a “musical within a comedy,” this parody pays tribute to American musical theater of the 1920s.

It begins with the narrator, Man in Chair, feeling lonely and playing a record of his favorite musical. However, the characters come to life in his apartment, and he gives a running commentary throughout.

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Chris Watson Band on square July 18 for free concert

July 15, 2015

Southern soul from the Lone Star State comes to Granbury as part of the Summer Concert Series on Saturday. The Chris Watson band is said to be an aggressive soul band fronted by the larger-than-life guitar hero.

The full horn section is known to push this sound over the top. Soulful, groove driven and funky, Watson’s band draws listeners of all ages and all walks of life.

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Heavy rain can wash debris, bacteria into freshwater lakes

July 11, 2015
Heavy rain can wash debris, bacteria into freshwater lakes

Heavy rains in May helped revive Lake Granbury, but the run-off also washed logs, limbs, leaves and trash into the lake.

That rainfall and its subsequent run-off, with all of its accompanying debris, is a good reminder of the other things that rain events can wash into lakes.

If rain can wash things like 20-foot logs into the lake, then think about what else it can carry.

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Winners named for July 4th parade and bicycle decorations

July 11, 2015

The following winners were named at the 4th of July parade on the square Saturday.

Best of Parade: Lowe’s of Granbury

Best Float: Celebrate Recovery

Best Commercial Float: Arrow Feed & Ranch

Best Community Float (Non-Commercial): Grace Classical Christian Academy

Best Walking/Marching: Iglesia Christiana Vino Neuvo

Grand Marshal’s Award: The Way Church

Best Livestock: Sunset Mountain Miniatures & BarNS Ranch and Training Center.

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Georgopoulos installed to lead Legion Post 278

July 11, 2015

New officers have been named for American Legion Post 278.

The Post celebrates its 95th anniversary later this year.

New leaders include Adjutant/Finance Officer Anderson L. Rash, Commander/Public Relations Officer Chris Georgopoulos, First Vice Commander Maurice Simpson, Second Vice Commander Asa Maddox, Sergeant-at-Arms Steve Maples, Service Officer Lloyd Lewellen, Judge Advocate Kelton Conner and Historian Roy Malone.

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Someone is impersonating library officials

July 11, 2015

Hood County Library will not call you asking for banking or credit card information. Director Courtney Kincaid reports that someone is making calls, and they are not from the library.

“Please don’t give out your bank or credit card information over the phone to people posing as the Hood County Library.

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Cousins attend camp at Marine Science Institute

July 11, 2015

Mitchell and McKenna Pack of Granbury, recently joined their cousin Ty Wynne from Weatherford for a week-long camp at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas.

Their sessions with experts taught them about plankton, fish migration, ecosystems and different habitats around Port Aransas.

Other activities included experiments in the lab on the pier, flying drones, studying the life span of trees and fish, dissecting a squid and daily walks through the wetlands trails.

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Helping Hands

July 11, 2015

BANK ACCOUNT ESTABLISHED

TO HELP CANCER PATIENT

A bank account has been established to benefit Rosely Davis, who recently had surgery for breast cancer.

Her husband, Alan Davis, reports that Rosely’s doctors said she is now cancer free.

Donations can be given at First National Bank of Granbury, or mail to the bank at P.O.

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Art reflects love of nature

July 11, 2015
Art reflects love of nature

David Prescott, artist and ardent supporter of animal and habitat conservation, agrees with Edward O. Wilson, emeritus professor at Harvard, when he said, “Each species is a masterpiece, a creation assembled with extreme care and genius.”

Prescott’s work reflects the masterpiece of each species. This celebrated wildlife enthusiast is the next demonstration artist at the Lake Granbury Art Association’s monthly gathering on Monday, July 13.

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