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Patient-centered care is topic for Healthy Woman

October 17, 2014

Lake Granbury Medical Center CEO Derrick Cuenca will speak at the Healthy Woman luncheon Tuesday, Oct. 21 from noon to 1 p.m. at Granbury Resort Conferecnet Center, 621 E. Pearl St. Cuenca will talk about patient-centered care and updates at the hospital. Health Information Management Director Gwendolyn Cannon will speak on the Patient Portal and why access to your own records is important.…

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Public invited to hear about Hood County’s only hanging

October 16, 2014

The Bridge Street History Center is inviting the public to attend its gallery premier of “The Story of a Feud” – a tale about how a friendship between the Mitchell and Truit families turned sour, leading to an ambush in Mitchell Bend and what is believed to have been Hood County’s only hanging.…

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LGAA Fall Festival of Art opens Saturday, Oct. 18

October 16, 2014

The Lake Granbury Art Association Fall Festival of Art opens this weekend at the Shanley House Center for the Arts, 224 N. Travis St. This is the 22nd year for the open juried art show competition. The official opening is Saturday, Oct. 18. The show was juried and judged by nationally renowned fine artist, Laurin McCracken.…

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In wake of Ebola scares, commissioners take action

October 16, 2014

As the nation’s eyes are focused on Dallas, where two health care workers have contracted Ebola after caring for a patient who died from the virus, county commissioners are taking steps to be prepared for health scares. A special meeting of the Hood County Commissioners Court will be held at 9 a.m.…

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Harvest Moon to feature ‘the arts’

October 16, 2014

The Harvest Moon Festival is going back in time. “We are going back to the original format,” said events coordinator Brenda Hyde, of the Historic Granbury Merchants Assocation (HGMA). “The Harvest Moon Festival was originally about the arts,” she explained. The recently organized Granbury Arts Alliance (GAA) is working with HGMC on the new format this year.…

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County burn ban lifted

October 15, 2014

The burn ban in Hood County has been lifted, according to Hood County Fire Marshal Ray Wilson.…

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Fall Book Sale starts Friday for members

October 15, 2014

The Fall Book Sale, sponsored by Friends of the Library, takes place Friday through Sunday, Oct. 17-19, at Hood County Library, 222 N. Travis St. The early sale for members is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday. The sale is open to everyone from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.…

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Collection boxes to be placed in some county offices

October 14, 2014

The Commissioners Court has approved a request by the board of Hood County Christmas for Children to place collection boxes in some county offices. The toy drive for this year’s campaign is about to begin in preparation for the Dec. 18 Distribution Day. The nonprofit organization, now almost a quarter century old, provides Christmas gifts for approximately 3,000 disadvantaged children in Hood County.…

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Golf cart from deadly accident donated to Sheriff’s Office

October 14, 2014

The Commissioners Court has approved a donation to the Sheriff’s Office of the golf cart that was involved in the accident last month that killed Kendal Kucholtz of Pecan Plantation. The donation was made by her father, James Kucholtz. Sheriff Roger Deeds said the cart will be used for excursions between the Law Enforcement Center and the vehicle impound yard.…

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Kickapoo Festival coming to Lipan

October 14, 2014

Saturday, Oct. 18, is the Kickapoo Festival, benefiting the Lipan Volunteer Fire Department. The day will begin with the annual Sam Tipton Memorial 5K Walk/Run. There will be a car show, vendor booths and raffles for an iPad, flat screen TV and sewing machine..

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