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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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1″ rainfall predicted this weekend

November 20, 2014

Storms are possible Saturday with high wind, hail and heavy rain, forecasters say. The rain is expected to start late Friday and end early Sunday. Up to 1 inch or more of rainfall is predicted.…

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City Council names new mayor pro-tem

November 20, 2014

The Granbury City Council has unanimously elected Micky Parson as the new mayor pro tem. Parson replaces council member Tony Allen, who said he preferred not to continue on in that role.…

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Benefit poker run and dinner Saturday, Nov, 22

November 20, 2014

Motorcycle enthusiasts can help a 40-year resident of the community. A poker run planned Saturday, Nov. 22 will benefit Lois McGowan, of Tolar, who has cancer. Registration for the ride is at 11 a.m. at Wild Country, 207 Western Hills Trail. Participants should be 21 and older. Kickstands up at 12:30 p.m.The fee is $10 per motorcycle, and $5 per passenger.…

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Applications required for Christmas parade entries

November 20, 2014

Still undecided whether to enter the Christmas parade? It’s time to get off the fence. Parade entry applications must be received prior to the Nov. 28 parade. “We can’t accommodate entries showing up at the last minute without a pre-approved application,” said parade spokeswoman Julia Pannell. “It creates a delay in the start of the parade.” The Night of Lights parade is at 7 p.m.…

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Pecan Plantation man killed in crash

November 19, 2014

A Pecan Plantation man has been identified as one of two people who died after a head-on collision Wednesday morning in Cleburne. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the victims as Juan Juarez, 27, who lived on Longwood Drive, and Kathy Heinlein, 59, of Alvarado. The accident occurred on FM 4 near FM 2331 around 5:15 a.m.…

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Sax Quartet concert is free Saturday, Nov. 22

November 19, 2014

Saturday, Nov. 22, the Granbury Saxophone Quartet will present its annual autumn concert at the historic First Presbyterian Church, 303 W. Bridge St. The program will begin at 7 p.m.  The last sax concert at the Langdon Center Concert Hall was standing room only. More seating is available at First Presbyterian, and there’s lots of parking.…

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