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YMCA to mark eighth anniversary

November 13, 2014

Saturday, Nov. 15, will mark the eighth anniversary of the opening of the YMCA in Hood County, according to Executive Director Lisa Gossard. The Y’s success has been marked by ever-growing memberships. In fall 2015, the Y will move to the new $10 million recreation center that will be built across from Acton Middle School.…

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H-E-B serving meal at American Legion

November 13, 2014

H-E-B is hosting free dinner and dessert for 50 members of the American Legion. Following the dinner, H-E-B will present a gift to American Legion Post 491. The meal is Friday, Nov. 14 from 5:30 to 7 at the post, 3409 Davis Road, to honor veterans in the community.…

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Cold will last; Tolar fans should bundle up

November 12, 2014

This mid-November shiver will hang around for several days with daytime high temperatures staying mostly in the 40s and temperatures at night dropping to the 20s and 30s. Fans attending the Tolar football playoff game Friday night in Grandview should take plenty of warm clothes. Temperatures are expected to be in the 30s for most of the game.…

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Lauren Berry qualifies for state congressional debate

November 12, 2014

Granbury High School sophomore Lauren Berry qualified for the 2nd Annual State Congress Jan. 12-14 after placing third in the district congressional debate contest Tuesday at Saginaw High School. Two other GHS students, Jamie Escarcega and Jocelyne Espinoza, finished eighth and 10th, respectively, at the district debate.…

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Council to discuss bond projects in workshop

November 12, 2014

A workshop to discuss bond projects will begin at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 18) in council chambers at Granbury City Hall. It will be open to the public. The regular meeting of the City Council will follow, at 6 p.m.…

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Survey finds substance abuse prevention is a concern

November 12, 2014

Substance abuse prevention was cited as the most important community need for children and youth in the 2014 Survey of Community Needs sponsored by the Salvation Army Women’s Service League of Hood County. More than 300 participants were interviewed by Coles and Associates for the survey.…

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Veterans will be honored at Tea Party meeting

November 12, 2014

The Hood County Tea Party will honor veterans Thursday, Nov. 13, at 6:30 p.m. in American Town Hall, next to the Hood County Library. Some veterans who have gone on the Honor Flight will be at the meeting.…

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City receives good credit score

November 11, 2014

The city of Granbury has received a AA rating from Fitch Ratings, according to John Martin of Southwest Securities. Martin praised city officials  for their financial management at a recent City Council meeting.…

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Sheriff: Man fakes Navy SEAL

November 11, 2014

A Granbury man was arrested Saturday in Parker County after impersonating a ranking Navy SEAL officer who had been shot in combat, according to the Parker County Sheriff’s Office. Carlos Felipe Luna-Gonzalez, 28, of the 2200 block of Summerlin Court, was arrested during an undercover investigation when he thought he was accepting a rifle in honor for his service, Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler said.…

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Honor veterans with wreaths at cemeteries

November 11, 2014

Each year, donated wreaths are delivered to national veteran cemeteries around the country as part of the Wreaths Across America program. This year’s ceremony will be Dec. 13. The wreaths are $15 each. This project not only benefits our fallen, but for every wreath sold locally, the Project Sanctuary group will receive $5 for its efforts to support military families.  The deadline for ordering is Nov.…

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