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Gen. Granbury killed 150 years ago; memorial Sunday

November 29, 2014

General Hiram Bronson Granbury was killed 150 years ago in the Battle of Franklin. Granbury’s namesake will be remembered Sunday during a memorial at Granbury Cemetery, where he is buried. The event, open to the public, starts at 3 p.m. The Battle of Franklin, Tennessee was fought on the 30th of November 1864.…

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Food for the holidays and beyond

November 29, 2014

The “Live Thankfully” campaign organized by Pediatric Dental of Granbury helps assist local families in need during the Thanksgiving holiday. Through a community effort and the Granbury schools, enormous amounts of canned food were collected and donated to Mission Granbury.

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Granbury man charged with drug offense

November 29, 2014

Christopher Alan Felz, 28, of the 400 block of Olson Court, was arrested on Nov. 23 and charged with possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County Jail booking records.…

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Citizen Participation slated for upcoming City Council meeting

November 28, 2014

What used to be called “Open Mic” night is now called “Citizen Participation” at the suggestion of Granbury Mayor Nin Hulett. The once-a-month opportunity for citizens to address the council for up to three minutes on any topic comes around again on Tuesday, Dec. 2, at the start of the regular City Council meeting.…

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Historic properties open to public during Granbury – A Candlelight Tour

November 28, 2014

The spirit of Christmas past returns to Granbury Dec. 5 and 6 with the 31st annual “Granbury – A Candlelight Tour.” The event begins at 5 p.m. Friday and ends at 9 Saturday night. Set in the historic district around the square, the event features historic homes and public buildings decorated for Christmas and open for public tours.…

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Pecan man facing sexual assault on a child charge

November 28, 2014

Larry Clay Grasty Jr., 22, of the 7700 block of Ravenswood Road, Pecan Plantation, was arrested on Nov. 26 and charged with felony aggravated sexual assault with a child, according to Hood County Jail booking records.…

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Burleson man facing felony theft charge

November 27, 2014

Todd Alan Cummings, 45, of Burleson, was arrested on Nov. 19 and charged with felony theft greater than $20,000/less than $100,000, according to Hood County Jail booking records.…

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Night of Lights parade Friday, Nov. 28

November 27, 2014

Churches, organizations and businesses will participate in the annual Christmas parade Friday, Nov. 28, with lighted entries celebrating the birth of Jesus and the Christmas story. “Those Who Have Walked in Darkness Have Seen a Great Light” is the theme for this year’s Night of Lights parade on the square. Sean Mitchell and the Big City Music Revue will present a free Christmas concert outdoors at 6 p.m.…

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City, county offices closed for Thanksgiving holiday

November 27, 2014

City and county offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 27-28, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.…

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Work to start on rec center

November 27, 2014

On Friday, Dec. 5, dirt will finally fly at the site of the $10 million recreation center that will be owned by the county, but staffed and operated by the local YMCA. County Commissioner Steve Berry said that Alva Cox, Granbury’s public works director, is allowing dirt to be moved even though matters pertaining to the rec center are scheduled to go before the Planning and Zoning Commission on Dec.…

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