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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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Dr. Jonathan Heizer awarded fellowship in dentistry

November 19, 2014

Dr. Jonathan Heizer was recently recognized during convocation ceremonies at the annual meeting of the Academy of Dentistry International. He was awarded Fellowship in The Academy of Dentistry International. Fellowship in the Academy is an honor bestowed upon dentists who have distinguished themselves in their profession and who were nominated for the award by an active Fellow of the Academy.…

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Conaway to lead House Committee on Agriculture

November 19, 2014

Congressman Mike Conaway (R-Midland) was selected chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture. He announced the appointment of key senior staff to lead the committee in the 114th Congress: “A team of seasoned professionals will be at the helm of the Committee on Agriculture staff next year,” he said. “They are Capitol Hill veterans with significant experience in their respective areas.…

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Dr. Tom Hamilton retires

November 19, 2014

Longtime Granbury dentist Dr. Tom Hamilton has retired and sold his practice. He had his dental office in Granbury almost 40 years, starting in 1975.…

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