Sun Spots

Thursday-Friday, Aug. 4-5
9 a.m.-4 p.m. – The 2016 Lake County Art Show registration opens at the Old Post Office Museum and Art Center. Five entries max per person and a $25 entry fee for up to five pieces. Paid members of local art clubs or guilds are welcome to enter the show hosted by the Graham Art Guild. All artwork must be original, created within last two years and not have been been shown at the OPOMAC.

Wednesday, Aug. 10
Texans who are considering a loan through the U.S. Small Business Administration for recovery from the May-June storms and flooding must apply soon. Most survivors who registered with FEMA for disaster assistance were contacted by the SBA with information on the agency’s low-interest disaster loans, as well as instructions on how to complete the loan application. The deadline to submit the application for physical damage is Aug. 10. The deadline for businesses to submit a loan application for economic injury is March 11. Disaster loan information and application forms are also available from SBA’s customer service center by calling 800-659-2955 or emailing

Thursday, Aug. 18
The Possum Bells Ladies meet at 11:30 a.m. at Potter’s Pizza, 1113 S. Hwy. 16 in Graham. Everyone is welcome.

Saturday, Aug. 20
The Brazos River Authority will have a drawing for lakeside waterfowl hunting blind for the 2016-17 hunting season at Possum Kingdom. The drawing gives hunters the opportunity to use a site to set up waterfowl hunting blinds on the reservoir. The drawing for Possum Kingdom Lake will be at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 at the Possum Kingdom Lake Office, 301 Observation Point Road in Graford. For more information, contact the Possum Kingdom Lake Office at 940-779-2321.

Saturday, Sept. 24
The Brazos River Authority hosts a boater safety course, which those born after Sept. 1, 1993 are required to take before operating boats of a certain size. The Possum Kingdom Lake class takes place from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Lake Office, 301 Observation Point Road in Graford. A lunch break is set from noon-1:30 p.m., and participants are responsible for their own lunch. For more information, call the PK Lake Office at 940-779-2321.

Thursday, Aug. 25
10:30 a.m. – The Possum Kingdom Women’s Club meets at the PK Chamber of Commerce Building. The program will be “Nancy and Her Friends,” a special presentation by a well-known puppeteer. New members are welcome. For more information, call Sue McCormick at 214-502-2908.

The Graham Leader

620 Oak Street
P.O. Box 600
Graham, Texas 76450
Phone: (940) 549-7800
Fax: (940) 228-0589