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Pandemic closes businesses, but help appears on the way

The historic Granbury square usually bustles with shoppers during the day and revelers at night.

But not now.

Kathy Cruz

In a specially called meeting Monday morning, commissioners ratified the shelter-in-place executive order issued last Wednesday night by County Judge Ron Massingill.

Uplifting

Stacy Lynn Miller of Sign Gypsies, which has 400 affiliates across the country, placed this sign at the Waterview Senior Living complex on East Pearl Street to honor workers who are caring for s

A Station 70 firefighter posted fake social media news that his wife was diagnosed with COVID-19, according to Hood County Emergency Management Coordinator Jay Webster.

Mission Granbury Executive Director Dusti Scovel provided the following information about how to access resources during the coronavirus pandemic.

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE

Here to serve

Many restaurants remain open for delivery, takeout and drive-through orders.

Dusti Scovel

The knock on the door was so quiet, we almost didn’t hear it. A quick look around told us it wasn’t a staff member so it must be someone with a donation.

Maureen Griffi

On Friday President Trump signed into law the ‘‘Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act’’ or the ‘‘CARES Act.’

 

 

Sports

Healthy fun

What a better way to relax during these stressful times than a trip to the lake? Boaters and anglers are taking to the water to soak up some sunshine and test their luck when casting a line.

Catching crappie

Many folks focus on slabs, crappie or – as they call them in Louisiana – sac-alait in the spring.

The Lake Granbury Area Shrine Club Annual Golf Tournament is postponed until Monday, Oct. 5 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Golfers ace No. 5, 8 at Pecan

Two golfers gained bragging rights at the Pecan Plantation County Club when they made aces. Gwen Ware made a 139-yard shot to a hole-in-one in hole No.

Bringing those fish fillets home

At the end of the fishing day for those keeping fish, cleaning your catches is the usually perceived as a negative experience.

Lipan puts 3 on All-State team

Three Lipan Lady Indians were named to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Class 1 A All-State team.

Withey, Hunt lead Pirate basketball honorees

The University Interscholastic League basketball season is, technically, still ongoing – the boys state championship tournament was suspended after the Class 3A semifinals last week, and no makeup

Timeout on the field

If this were a normal year, the Granbury Lady Pirate soccer team would be starting its playoff run, golf and tennis squads across the county would be gearing up for district meets, and baseball and

 

 

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