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Community Service for Thanksgiving is Sunday

November 22, 2014

Be thankful and help the nonprofit People Helping People. The Community Thanksgiving Service is Sunday, Nov. 23 at Acton United Methodist Church, 3433 Fall Creek Highway. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. and the service is at 6 p.m. The offering will be given to People Helping People.…

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Driver’s license office may have to move

November 22, 2014

County commissioners will be discussing what to do about county Annex III – whether to remodel the aging, leaky building, or simply raze it and build another one. The discussion will take place at the regular meeting of the Commissioners Court on Tuesday, Nov. 25. The state driver’s license office is currently housed in Annex III, as is the county treasurer and building maintenance.…

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Golfers helping with Briggs Berry “Heart of a Lion” scholarship

November 22, 2014

A group of Pecan golfers will be participating in the “Birdies for Kids” golf tournament on Nov. 24 at Oeste Ranch Golf Course to benefit the Northern Texas Professional Golf Association Junior Golf Foundation’s scholarship program.Funds generated on this particular day will be designated for the newly created Briggs Berry “Heart of a Lion” scholarship.…

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Countdown to Thanksgiving

November 21, 2014

Thanksgiving is next week. City and county offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28 and 29, to celebrate the holiday.…

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Conaway supports suing Obama

November 21, 2014

Congressman Mike Conaway (R-Midland) said he supports Gov.-Elect Greg Abbott’s plan to sue President Obama on his executive order offering amnesty for illegal immigrants. “After the election, President Obama said he wanted to work with Republicans to do what is in the country’s best interest,” said Conaway, whose district includes Hood County.…

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Rancho Brazos woman charged with two felonies

November 21, 2014

Sharon Kay Fowler, 43, of the 3800 block of Canyon Road, Rancho Brazos, was arrested on Nov. 16 and charged with two felonies – aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County Jail booking records.…

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Listen to contemporary Christian concert Sunday

November 21, 2014

The Church on Thistle Ridge in Granbury is hosting what is being called a “Holy Ground Concert” of contemporary Christian music on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 6 p.m. in its facility at 4900 Sonterra Court. Featured vocalists are Granbury artists Tamatha Hurst, Jennifer Gainer and Jesse Overton, all of whom sing for the “Holy Ground” radio broadcast on Saturday and Sunday mornings.…

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Land acquisitions delaying airport expansion

November 21, 2014

Legal wrangling over land acquisitions for expansion of the Granbury airport could take another year, if not longer, according to city officials. City Manager Wayne McKethan said that one piece of property was recently appraised at $548,000, but the owners are demanding $2.8 million.…

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Sarah Harvey continues professional education

November 21, 2014

Sarah Harvey, of the Boys & Girls Club of Hood County, recently completed The Spillett Leadership University School of Management Foundation Level. Starting her career with the Boys & Girls Club in August 2011, Harvey has held various roles with the organization and is currently the Club’s Director of Organizational Development.…

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Classes dismiss Friday for Thanksgiving

November 20, 2014

Granbury and Tolar classes dismiss Friday for a full week of Thanksgiving holidays. Lipan classes will be out Wednesday through Friday of next week.…

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