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No fur will be flying at benefit

August 15, 2015

Fiddling for Funds fur Friends buffet dinner and silent auction is planned Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 6-8 p.m. at American Town Hall, next to library. Proceeds will go to Second Chance Farms, an animal rescue group.

Mike (the Blue-Eyed Fiddler)and Alicia Echols are providing entertainment at this fundraiser.

The benefit also includes a raffle for four tickets behind the dugout for the Oct.

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Helping Hands

August 15, 2015

WINE WALK COMMITTEE

DISTRIBUTES $40,000

The 2015 Granbury Wine Walk raised over $40,000 for its beneficiaries this year.

Recipients include:

nBoys and Girls Club of Hood County.

nFriends for Animals.

nGranbury Arts Alliance.

nGranbury Cheetahs.

nGrayson College Scholarship.

nHood County Committee on Aging.

nMission Granbury.

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Following trip to Alaska, Winns return to Texas heat

August 15, 2015

Ben and Debbie Winn have recently returned from a trip to the northwest portion of the United States. They went to Anchorage, Alaska, to attend their sister-in-law’s 80th birthday party. There were over 100 people at the party.

While in Anchorage, Ben went salmon fishing and caught his limit. The Winns also went on a cruise of the inside passage, from Seattle to Scagway and back.

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Wonder what it’s like in Peru?

August 15, 2015
Wonder what it’s like in Peru?

Rosie Daryathayma (left) is a frequent visitor to the South American country of Peru. She recently shared information about the country during a program at the Rancho Brazos Community Center. Daryathayma visits an orphanage in Peru as part of an outreach program through her church. Rancho Brazos Community Center is at 3701 Sundown Trail in Acton.

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Party on the Peak adds fiddlin’ Ridge Roberts to the mix

August 15, 2015
Party on the Peak adds fiddlin’ Ridge Roberts to the mix

Toe-tapping music performed by two Hood County award-winning fiddle players highlights the seventh annual Party on the Peak coming Sept. 19.

Granbury’s Ridge Roberts, who recently won the Junior-Junior Division at the National Old Time Fiddlers Contest and Festival, will perform during tours, cocktails and dinner.

Featured musicians Eric Tull and the Open Rhodes Band will perform dance tunes after dinner.

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Artist of the Month

August 15, 2015
Artist  of  the  Month

Lake Granbury Art Association named Linda C. Miller Artist of the Month. Her painting will hang for a month at InterBank on East Highway 377. Other artists honored at the meeting are Linda Jennings, Jerry Griffin, Howard Chaney, Jeanette Alexander and Vicki Pfleuger.

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Pecan’s summer Chit Chat winding down

August 15, 2015
Pecan’s summer Chit Chat winding down

The Pecan Plantation Woman’s Club (PPWC) has its final Chit Chat luncheon for summer 2015 on the calendar for Thursday with social time beginning at 11 a.m. and lunch service at 11:30 at the Pecan clubhouse. This informal time of fellowship and food is open to all ladies in Pecan.

Reservations for the day are required and are due by Monday noon.

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They remember Granbury from their childhood days

August 15, 2015
They remember Granbury from their childhood days

It was like old times.

Joe Nutt’s four grandchildren returned last weekend, reliving some of the fun times when they would visit their grandfather in Granbury.

Visiting historic sites in and around Granbury, the foursome included Karlyn Evans of Arizona, Jane Kennedy of California, Mark Evans from California and Todd Evans of Tennessee.

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Know your car seat

August 15, 2015
Know your car seat

It’s just a fit. Brianne Langdon, County Extension Agent – Family and Consumer Sciences, demonstrates car seat safety with Saul Zapata, 1 1/2 years old. Langdon was visiting with parents about car seat requirements in a recent stop at the Rancho Brazos Community Center.

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Continuing inflow keeps the lake full

August 15, 2015

Who remembers the last time Lake Granbury was this full in the middle of August?

After two weeks of triple-digit temperatures, the lake is still full.

Credit the rain upstream.

“The current lake level is the result of inflow from rain that occurred upstream in the Brazos basin earlier this spring and summer,” said Water Services Manager Brad Brunett of the Brazos River Authority.

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