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- Take ‘A Sentimental Journey’ May 2, 2016
The Civic Chorus presents “A Sentimental Journey” concert at 7 p.m. Monday, May 2 at Acton Methodist Church, 3433 Fall Creek Highway.
- Resale Shop is getting a facelift May 2, 2016
Keller Williams Metro SW associates will be working to rejuvenate the Resale Shop for the Boys & Girls Club of Hood County from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, May 12. Keller Williams associates will work on landscaping, revamping the HVAC, and painting the building inside and out. The community is invited to get involved through donations at GoFundMe.com/KWRedDay2016. Checks made payable to Keller Williams RED Day can be mailed to Keller Williams, 1099 Water’s Edge Drive, Granbury 76048.
- Many will see higher appraised values May 1, 2016
Property owners will be getting their new tax appraisals in the mail Monday. If you own lakefront, a single family residence or commercial property, you should be prepared for an increase. If you want to view your property appraisal, the updates will be available Monday on the tax appraisal website, http://hoodcad.iswdata.com/
- Prayer Breakfast will focus on next generation May 1, 2016
The local emphasis for the National Day of Prayer is centered on today’s youth. “Reach the Hearts of the Next Generation” is the theme in Hood County. The free Prayer Day program Thursday, May 5 will address issues that children and youth are facing. The National Day of Prayer program takes place from 6-7:30 a.m. at the Granbury Resort Conference Center.
- New funeral home coming to Granbury? April 30, 2016
Tuesday night (May 3), the Granbury City Council will consider issuing a Special Use Permit (SUP) for a small mortuary/funeral parlor to be operated out of what used to be Arby’s restaurant at 1803 E. Hwy. 377.
- Anderson to report on DMO’s tourism progress April 30, 2016
Teresa Anderson, head of Visit Granbury, Inc., the city’s new Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), is scheduled to give a quarterly report to the City Council at its regular meeting Tuesday (May 3). Anderson was only going to stay on briefly until the board could hire a permanent executive director, but agreed to stay longer and lead Visit Granbury through its first year.
- Grovin’ songs will get you movin’ April 30, 2016
The Melody Belles Women’s choral group will present two concerts this spring. This season’s show is called Movin’ and A-Groovin’. A free concert at the Langdon Center Concert Hall starts at 7 p.m. Friday, May 6. The group also has a dinner concert Friday, May 13 at deCordova Bend Country Club. Registration is at 6 p.m., followed by the program at 6:30, then dinner. Tickets are $15. Call 817-326-2381 for reservations.
- Luminant helps with upgrades on new brush truck at Station 70 April 30, 2016
Hood County’s Station 70 Volunteer Fire Department recently completed upgrades on a new brush truck to help fight area wildfires with a donation from Luminant’s Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant for emergency preparedness efforts.
- Tolar captures both boys, girls regional track titles
- Tolar’s bi-district baseball playoff vs. Meridian set
- Nunn places 10th in regional high jump for Granbury
- Pirates top Crowley to end regular season, wait for bi-district pairing
- Backus signs to play soccer at Paul Quinn College