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McLean Memorial Highway approved; TxDOT funding needed

July 27, 2015

The Texas Legislature has passed a bill to approve naming of Loop 567 in honor of slain Hood County Sheriff’s Office deputy Lance McLean, Sheriff Roger Deeds said. In order to purchase and post the necessary signs, $3,450 must be raised to pay TxDOT, he added. Donations to the effort will go through the Lance McLean Memorial Foundation.…

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Grace files for Granbury City Council

July 27, 2015

John A. Grace, chair of the Granbury Charter Review Commission, has filed for the Place 5 seat on the Granbury City Council, which is being vacated by longtime council member Laurel Pirkle. Grace is a former Colleyville City Council member and was mayor pro tem there for three years. He also was president of the Colleyville Economic Development Corporation.…

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Auxiliary donates to Brazos Pregnancy Center

July 27, 2015

The Lake Granbury Medical Center Auxiliary recently donated $1,000 to the Brazos Pregnancy Center. Kim Irwin, of BPC, said the money will be used to buy baby items for new mothers who participate in parenting classes. The auxiliary donates a total of  $25,000 each year to various charitable causes.…

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FEMA registration intake center opening Monday

July 26, 2015

A Federal Emergency Management Agency registration intake center is set to open in Granbury Monday through Saturday in the meeting room at the Hood County Annex I building, 1410 W. Pearl St. Residents who had property damage due the flooding and storms between May 4 and June 22 can speak to a FEMA representative about potential federal assistance.…

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Pecan Plantation parade draws 114 entries

July 26, 2015

The July 4th parade in Pecan Plantation drew 114 entries, which included 56 golf carts and 19 bicycles. Taking first place in the golf cart category were Laura and Gary Harris, the Henna Turman family – second and the Phil Walter family – third. Honorable mention – Don and Bernie Wills family.Bicycle awards went to Elizabeth Honea, first place, Finley Grantland, second place and Nicole Honea, third.…

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Filing period opens

July 26, 2015

Filing begins Monday (July 27) for some city and school elections, including the Granbury City Council and the Granbury ISD Board of Trustees. The filing period will close at 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24. GISD incumbents Micky Shearon and Nancy Alana say they will seek re-election. Gary Couch says that he will seek another term on the Granbury City Council.…

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Angela Raines is among the best with Farmers Insurance

July 26, 2015

Angela Raines of Granbury has been named a Championship Agent by Farmers Insurance for her outstanding achievement and customer-focused efforts. Raines Farmers Insurance Group is at 3415 E. Highway 377.…

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Cresson bypass meeting set for Tuesday

July 25, 2015

Citizen input could prevent the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) from going with a different option for a Cresson bypass than the one agreed upon by County Commissioners two years ago. Cresson Mayor Bob Cornett fears that the new, second option, which involves a bridge, would destroy businesses along Highway 377 in Cresson.…

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Cornerstone enrolling for pre-K program

July 25, 2015

Cornerstone Christian Academy will continue enrollment for its Pre-K program from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday (July 27). For information on tuition and the CruKids Early Education Program, call 817-573-6485.…

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Hospital growth sparks need for additional auxiliary volunteers

July 25, 2015

The Lake Granbury Medical Center Auxiliary is looking for a few good volunteers. The public is invited to the auxiliary’s general meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at the Senior Circle, 1321 Water’s Edge Drive. Sheriff Roger Deeds is guest speaker. For information contact Jack D’Amario at 817-776-0906 or email [email protected]

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