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January 28, 2015
Coming soon

Ground has broken on a new RaceTrac. It is being built on South Morgan Street, at South Meadows Drive. According to Community Development Director Scott Sopchak, the store will feature a yogurt bar.

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Volunteers discover interesting rug, wallpaper at President’s House

January 28, 2015
Volunteers discover interesting rug, wallpaper at President’s House

A linoleum rug and World War II-themed wallpaper were among interesting finds Saturday when Preserve Granbury volunteers began renovating the President’s House.

“When we were taking up the subfloor, we found an old linoleum rug,” said Preserve Granbury Consulting Executive Director Diane Lock.

Linoleum rugs were popular in the first half of the 1900s.

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Symptoms similar, treatment different

January 28, 2015

Colds and the flu often occur around the same time of year and both have similar, unpleasant symptoms. While it can be hard to differentiate between the two, it’s important to distinguish the cause of your symptoms to determine the best course of treatment, according spokeswoman Dixie Lee Hedgecock of Lake Granbury Medical Center.

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Felony Arrests

January 20, 2015

Eight felony arrests were made between Jan. 8 and Jan. 14.

Suspects were arrested here. However, their alleged crimes may have occurred outside Hood County, law authorities noted.

They have not been convicted of the charges.

Those arrested are:

nJohn Dale Arterburn, 49, Aledo, theft less than $1,500, two or more convictions (two counts).

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Tips sought on burglaries

January 20, 2015

Hood County Crime Stoppers is seeking tips on two unsolved burglaries totaling nearly $30,000.

One burglary was at a business in the 5300 block of Glen Rose Highway between 4 p.m. Jan. 3 and 12:45 p.m. Jan. 4.

Items stolen include a brown 1981 Chevrolet tow truck, three buckets of copper, a red Coleman generator, four Snap-on toolboxes with tools, torch cutting bottles and assorted power tools.

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WC seeks alumni nominations

January 20, 2015

Weatherford College, which has a Granbury campus, is seeking nominations for the 2015 Alumnus of the Year Award and Distinguished Alumni Award.

The deadline to submit nominations is 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16.

Each year the college hosts an Alumni Awards Luncheon where one former student is honored as Alumnus of the Year and up to three former students are recognized as Distinguished Alumni.

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More than just restaurant for ‘Frog’ and wife Maxine

January 20, 2015
More than just restaurant for ‘Frog’ and wife Maxine

Walk into Pam’s Too in Acton and you’ll see hundreds of photos of veterans on the walls.

David “Frog” Keller and his wife Maxine own the popular restaurant where many war veterans congregate and build relationships with fellow veterans.

And it’s not gone unnoticed.

Pam’s Too was recognized last week as a patriotic business by the VFW 7835 Ladies Auxiliary.

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French wine country is theme for banquet

January 17, 2015

It’s going to be “Chateau Sur la Rue – French Wine Country” at the annual banquet for the Granbury Chamber of Commerce. The Best of Business Awards Banquet will be Feb. 6 at Pecan Plantation Country Club.

Each year chamber members nominate businesses and individuals that have set the standard for business excellence and exceptional community service.

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Business Briefs

January 17, 2015

ROBIN RUSSELL COMPETING FOR CASH PRIZES THROUGH H-E-B SLIM DOWN SHOWDOWN

H-E-B has named 35 community members and employees (partners) from across Texas to participate in the 2015 Slim Down Showdown, as it marks its fifth anniversary.

In the Community Contest, Robin Russell of Granbury is among the 15 contestants chosen to compete for a grand prize of $10,000 and a healthy hero prize of $5,000.

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Help for children who are victims

January 17, 2015
Help for children who are victims

Brookshire Grocery Company recently donated $5,000 to the Paluxy River Children’s Advocacy Center at the Brookshire’s store in Granbury. The CAC provides a child-friendly, safe and neutral location where law enforcement and Child Protective Services investigators may conduct and observe forensic interviews with children who are alleged victims of crimes. From left: Sheriff Roger Deeds, CAC Executive Assistant Sherry Williams, CAC Executive Director Kerrie Stannell, Store Director Angela Ables and District Manager Greg Robinson.

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