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Thanksgiving meal giveaways to be coordinated effort

October 20, 2014

The faith-based organizations that make up Neighbors Feeding Neighbors will coordinate Thanksgiving meal giveaways through one central location – The Way Church on East Highway 377. The same will happen with Christmas dinners, which will be handled by Granbury Church of Christ, according to church representative Billy Martin. He said that having the meals distributed from one location will prevent anyone from receiving multiple giveaways.…

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Start planning floats for Christmas parade

October 20, 2014

It’s not too early to be thinking about the Night of Lights Christmas parade. This is the 24th year for the lighted parade sponsored by the Lake Granbury Ministerial Alliance and co-hosted by the Historic Granbury Merchants Association (HGMA). On the Friday after Thanksgiving, the Night of Lights parade takes place on the Granbury square.…

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‘Pippin’ musical opens Thursday at GHS

October 20, 2014

Granbury High School students Kiersten Mathis and Dakota Medlin lead the ensemble with Christian Loper in the title role of the musical “Pippin,” which opens Thursday night at 7:30 in the GHS auditorium. “Pippin” is about a young prince seeking happiness in the glories of the battlefield. Still not satisfied, he discovers what he has been searching for has been there all along.…

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GHS grads seek school board post

October 19, 2014

Two Granbury High School graduates are seeking the Granbury School Board post being vacated by retiring Don Walton. Early voting starts Monday in the Nov. 4 election. Virg A. Thomas and Chris Tackett are competing for the spot. Thomas, 41, a 1991 GHS grad, is a former peace officer and now an administrator-in-training at Glen Rose Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.…

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Council to address board vacancies

October 19, 2014

Several city boards have vacant chairs. At its regular meeting Tuesday night (Oct. 21), the Granbury City Council will consider appointments to fill vacancies on the Cemetery Board, Granbury Parks Board, the Public Television Channel Advisory Board, the Tourism Advisory Board and the Zoning Board of Adjustments.…

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Granbury man charged with felony theft

October 18, 2014

Douglas Albert Burris Jr., 50, of the 15000 block of Mitchell Bend Court, Granbury, was arrested on Oct. 11 and charged with theft less than $1,500, 2 or more previous convictions, according to Hood County Jail booking records.…

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Glen Rose man faces multiple charges

October 18, 2014

Michael Eugene Brewer, 51, of Glen Rose, was arrested on Oct. 8 and charged with possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram; manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, greater than 1 gram, less than 4 grams; and tampering/fabricating physical evidence, according to Hood County Jail booking records.…

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City to interview search firm for new city manager

October 18, 2014

The Granbury City Council is set to interview a search firm as the elected officials began their search for a new city manager. Wayne McKethan, the current city manager, is retiring. His contract expires at the end of January, but the council extended the contract by three months.…

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Wind prevents balloon rides

October 17, 2014

The organizers of Balloons in Granbury said they regret that wind conditions prevented many ticket holders from taking tethered rides Friday evening. The tickets will be honored Saturday evening, weather permitting, they said.…

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Parking restrictions may be coming for North Meadows Drive

October 17, 2014

North Meadows Drive may soon have “no parking” and “residential parking only” zones. The Granbury City Council will consider authorizing the city manager to install the signage when the council has its regular meeting Tuesday night (Oct. 21).…

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