Tuesday, April 23, 2024
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After years of educating residents about Texas history, the Ramay-Macatee Speaker Series will officially celebrate its 10th anniversary at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at Granbury Live, 110 N. Crockett St.

This year, the Granbury Chamber of Commerce will have a new sponsor for one of its most anticipated annual events. Marathon Digital Holdings — the owner of the Bitcoin mining site at the Wolf Hollow Data Center — recently announced it will sponsor the 50th anniversary of Granbury’s Hometown 4th of July Festival.

Hewlett Park is now a sea of blue and silver after Paluxy River Children’s Advocacy Center’s annual kite flying and pinwheel planting event Thursday, April 4.

After a three-month-long wait, Granbury and Hood County residents can once again order their beloved Chick-Fil-A chicken sandwiches after the fast-food restaurant reopened for business Thursday, …

Spring has officially sprung — and what better way to stop and smell the roses than with the Lake Granbury Art Association’s Artful Blooms Art Show? Open to the public now through April 12 at the Shanley House Art Gallery, LGAA’s Artful Blooms Small Group Art Show features artwork in a variety of mediums surrounding the beautiful springtime favorite: flowers.

Hood County residents will soon be donning reflective yellow vests and sturdy work gloves as they prepare for one of the city’s newest programs: the Great Granbury Cleanup. Beginning at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at Hewlett Park, 650 E. Pearl St., teams of four people or more will pick up trash around frequented roadways in town, like U.S. Highway 377 and state Highway 144.

It’s been years since Ben Musquez jumped out of an airplane. A bit over a decade ago Musquez was 82 years young on his last jump. He did so with a team of former soldiers all there for the same reason — to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Army’s 173rd Airborne Brigade. It would be his 300th jump, and out of a C-47, no less. Musquez counted days not only as a “sky soldier” but as a “smoke jumper” as well.

“To the pond!” is the rally cry as children excitedly scamper to a new adventure. Young explorers of every age dive into the banks of the pond while their parents bring up the rear, …

Ten years ago, Heidi Easley and her husband, Bobby, were left completely bankrupt and homeless following an unexpected job loss. But today, Easley is a successful, millionaire entrepreneur who uses her own rags-to-riches story to encourage others to grab life by the horns and shape their perfect future.

From Alaska to New Jersey to Canada, Granbury resident Peter Beauvais has traveled thousands of miles — and most of them have been on foot. Beauvais — a true example of an ultramarathoner — has successfully completed a marathon in all 50 states and several countries.

For the first time ever, residents of Pecan Plantation and DeCordova will compete in a pickleball tournament beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 6, in the Pecan Activity Center, 9145 Plantation Drive.

This Easter, Hood County residents have an opportunity to compete for more than just candy-filled eggs, as they prepare to put their Bible knowledge to the test. Lake Granbury Kiwanis Club is …

Mendy Torres, a 55-year-old Granbury resident, was adopted on Feb. 16 by her stepfather, Kevin Tipton.

Rain may have been pouring, but bulls were still bucking during the 10th annual Bull Riding on the Beach event Saturday, March 16.

The musical “My Fair Lady” is set to hit the Granbury Opera House stage Feb. 23 in continuation of the Broadway on the Brazos season under the direction of Jarrett Self, assisted by Garrett Hollowell. The story is based on the 1938 film adaptation of George Bernard Shaw’s 1913 play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture “Pygmalion.”

Book signing for the “Texas Art Connection” will be Saturday, Feb. 17 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Langdon Center Art Gallery in Granbury

The Courtyards of Lake Granbury enjoyed a night of culture on Saturday, Nov 25 when they were treated to a Pop-up Gallery of the work of resident Merry Gay Mesker, age 86.  The attendants …

Friday, January 12 at noon is the next meeting of the Hood County Hospital District Board (HCHD). Members of the board want the public to be aware that discussions will begin at that meeting to add a …

Joy was overflowing for Tammie Baker, her daughter Hannah Kirkpatrick, Hannah’s daughters Arrow and Arabella Grace and their volunteers, not to mention the happy recipients of Operation Joy on Saturday, Dec. 2. This was the first distribution day for the newly formed nonprofit.

The Hood County Senior Center will participate in the Angel Tree program for the 10th year this season. Angel tree selections will be available Monday, Nov. 20. The deadline to have gifts returned to …

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