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Conaway supports suing Obama

November 21, 2014

Congressman Mike Conaway (R-Midland) said he supports Gov.-Elect Greg Abbott’s plan to sue President Obama on his executive order offering amnesty for illegal immigrants. “After the election, President Obama said he wanted to work with Republicans to do what is in the country’s best interest,” said Conaway, whose district includes Hood County.…

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Rancho Brazos woman charged with two felonies

November 21, 2014

Sharon Kay Fowler, 43, of the 3800 block of Canyon Road, Rancho Brazos, was arrested on Nov. 16 and charged with two felonies – aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a controlled substance, Penalty Group 1, less than 1 gram, according to Hood County Jail booking records.…

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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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