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  • Hood County’s only hanging

    The premier of “The Story of a Feud” is Thursday (Oct. 23) at the Langdon Center Concert Hall at 6:30 p.m., followed by a reception at the Bridge Street History Center. The exhibit is about how a friendship between the Mitchell and Truit families turned into an epic feud. Mary Vinson/Hood County News

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  • St. Frances Cabrini to offer DivorceCare October 21, 2014

    Starting Oct. 23, St. Frances Cabrini Church will offer DivorceCare at 7 p.m in the education building. This is a non-denominational program, but it is God-centered. St. Frances is located at 2301 Acton Highway. You can learn more about this ministry by calling 817-247-7264.

  • Gallery premier Thursday at Bridge Street museum October 21, 2014

    The Bridge Street History Center will hold a special event Thursday evening (Oct. 23) and the public is invited. “The Story of a Feud” – a video presentation of the infamous Mitchell-Truit feud that resulted in Hood County’s only court-sanctioned hanging – will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the Langdon Center Concert Hall, followed by a reception and a viewing of related displays at the Bridge Street History Center.

  • 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.

  • 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. This year’s parade theme is Those Who Walked in Darkness Have Seen a Great Light, according to HGMA parade coordinator Julia Pannell.

     

  • ‘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.

  • 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. Tackett, 43, a 1989 GHS grad, is senior human resources manager at the Comanche Peak nuclear plant.

  • 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.

  • 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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