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Andrews included in ‘Texas Sports Legends’ exhibit at State Fair

October 17, 2014

Leta Andrews, the legendary former Granbury girls basketball coach, is among those featured in the “Texas Sports Legends” exhibit on display in Dallas at the State Fair of Texas, through this Sunday (Oct. 19). The exhibit, in cooperation with the Texas Sports Hall of Fame, is in the Hall of State at Fair Park.…

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OTS man charged with felony assault

October 17, 2014

Ronnie Lynn Alexander, 25, of the Oak Meadow Street in Oak Trail Shores, Granbury, was arrested on Oct. 10 and charged with felony assault of family/house member, impeded breathing, according to Hood County Jail booking records.…

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Balloons in Granbury at the airport

October 17, 2014

Check out the hot air balloons at the Granbury Airport this weekend, 400 Howard Clemmons Road. Friday, Saturday and Sunday balloons launch at 7 a.m., free to watch, reservations required to ride, 417-336-6060. On Friday and Saturday, evening activities from 5-9 p.m. include balloon glow, tethered rides for $10, and vendors.

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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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