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Pauline Poe of Granite Shoals celebrated her 100th birthday June 24. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Granite Shoals’ Pauline Poe celebrates a century of life

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR GRANITE SHOALS — Pauline Poe still recalls when she got the little owl figurine that sits atop a clock in her room. Her brother James Elwood Stegall scooped her up into his arms when she was about 3 and gave her the owl as a gift. Then, a short time […]

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Marble Falls ISD’s mobile lunch program reaches Granite Shoals kids

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR GRANITE SHOALS — A line of six kids waits outside the bright yellow school bus parked in a lot on RR 1431 in Granite Shoals. It’s the middle of June, and the kids are out of school, so the bus seems a bit out of place — as do the […]

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BILL HENRY

Granite Shoals’ Bill Henry found success in the major leagues

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE STAFF GRANITE SHOALS — When Bill Henry stood on the mound Oct. 8, 1961, at Crosley Field, it wasn’t just any ballgame. And he wasn’t facing the sluggers from just any ball team. The left-hander from Pasadena, Texas, was staring at the top of the New York Yankees lineup in the […]

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Matias Olivas (left), Christian Ammons, Andrew Rodriquez and Faustino Dominguez along with Gavino Tinajera (not pictured) are making plans to go to the Olympic Development Team Region 3 camp in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Courtesy photo

Granite Shoals soccer players going to Olympic Development Team camp

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF GRANITE SHOALS — Five Granite Shoals youth soccer players passed the first tryouts for a spot on the 2014 South Texas Olympic Development Team. Faustino Dominguez, Christian Ammons, Andrew Rodriguez, Matias Olivas and Gavino Tinajera earned an opportunity to compete at the 2014 Region 3 camp in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (more…)

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Garage sale Dec. 14 will benefit 13-year-old Granite Shoals boy suffering from disease

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR GRANITE SHOALS — When Michael Suarez celebrated his 13th birthday Dec. 4, his mother had nothing to give him, not even a birthday cake. This would have surely drawn protests and complaints from most newly turned teens, but not from Michael. “He never complained,” said his mother, Suzanne Suarez. The […]

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