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Ticket sales for Sea-Doo help Mission Granbury

August 1, 2015

Looking for a way to get out on the lake? A Sea-Doo Spark will be given away at the Mission Granbury Strike Out Poverty benefit on Sept. 10.

The $10 raffle tickets for the Sea-Doo personal watercraft are available at Granbury Motorsports, Mission Granbury and Pins Bowling Alley.

The winner will be named at the Strike Out Poverty event at Pins Bowling and Sports Bar.

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Limited production Corvette C7R will be auctioned online

August 1, 2015
Limited production Corvette C7R will be auctioned online

Classic Chevrolet and the Lone Star Corvette Club announce the auction of the heralded C7R Corvette.

The auction is being held online and ends at midnight on Aug. 5.

All proceeds over MSRP will benefit The Speedway Children’s Charity and The National Corvette Museum. 

The exact pricing for the C7R package has not been announced.

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Healthy Woman program on Aug. 18

August 1, 2015

Healthy Woman meets Aug. 18 with a luncheon program from noon to 1 p.m. at the Granbury Resort Conference Center, 621 E. Pearl St.

Healthy Woman is a community of women in the area that offers information, collaboration and connectivity designed to help us all gain the confidence to make more informed healthcare decisions.

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Hodges named bank president at First National

July 25, 2015

James Hodges was promoted to president and chief executive officer at First National Bank of Granbury last month. He is assuming the office formerly held by John H. Luton.

Hodges has been at FNB since 1971 and is a graduate of Granbury High School and TCU.

Along with his wife, SuLin, they raised three children, are members of Acton Baptist Church and have served on numerous civic boards.

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Stage 4 water restriction relaxed in Laguna Vista

July 25, 2015

Laguna Vista residents were seething last Friday when signage was posted for a boil notice and stage 4 water restrictions at the subdivision entrance north of Granbury on Highway 51.

After suffering through low pressure and water outages in the past, residents feared the summer of 2015 was heading in the same direction.

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Business Briefs

July 25, 2015

FARMERS INSURANCE LISTS ANGELA RAINES WITH Champion AGENTS

Angela Raines of Granbury has been named a Championship Agent by Farmers Insurance for her outstanding achievement and customer-focused efforts.

“I want to congratulate Angela for her achievement,” said Roy Smith, president of personal lines for Farmers Insurance. “To be recognized as among Farmers top agents is a great honor and we sincerely appreciate all that Angela does for our customers and our organization.”

Raines’ selection was based on a number of criteria.

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June Health Inspection Scores

July 18, 2015

Food service health inspection scores are posted monthly by the city of Granbury.

Inspections occur about twice a year, not all businesses are inspected each month. Each violation has a demerit value, and this is subtracted from 100 to give the inspection score.

Restaurants with a failing score of 59 or below are closed immediately and must be re-inspected before opening.

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Business Brief

July 18, 2015

GOVERNOR ABBOTT APPOINTS

GRANBURY NURSE TO BOARD

Kathy Leader-Horn of Granbury has been reappointed by Governor Greg Abbott to the Board of Nursing. Her term will expire Jan. 31, 2021.

Leader-Horn is a licensed vocational nurse and serves as school nurse for Parkway Elementary School in Crowley.

She is a member of the National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses and participates in the Healthy Kids School Lunch and Operation School Supplies programs.

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New leadership

July 18, 2015
New leadership

Citing the advantages of local ownership, Mike Brown said last week, “We are all three already part of the community.” Brown was speaking of the change of ownership at Harbor Lakes Golf Club. The new owners are pictured at an open house last week, standing from left: Kevin Floroplus and Toni Gibson, Peggy and Danny Hill, and seated are Mike and Belinda Brown.

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This will help Ruth’s Place

July 18, 2015
This will help Ruth’s Place

The Granbury Wine Walk committee annually contributes to local nonprofit organizations. Recently a $4,000 donation was made to Ruth’s Place. From left: Dr. Romeo Bachand of Ruth’s Place, Deborah Rollins and Larry Tiberia of the Wine Walk committee. The nonprofit Ruth’s Place is expanding to provide additional space to serve low income families with medical, dental and eye care.

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