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Thursday, January 28 2016
Habitat for Humanity of Hood County accepted a donation of over $500 from Granbury High School students in National Honor Society and Key Club on January 28, 2016. The student leadership groups raised the funds during a weekend bake sale on the courthouse square in Historic Downtown Granbury. The organizations are involved in several community service activities and support many local charitable ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Tuesday, January 26 2016
The National Honor Society at Granbury High School is still planning to hold the annual “Tunes for Tots” charity fundraising competition. Construction at the school has delayed the event, but the student leaders already made a big contribution to Hood County Christmas for Children. The popular competition is an annual lip sync contest for students and the public. NHS sponsors Cindy ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Friday, January 22 2016
Streets of Urbino —a documentary exploring the walled Città di Urbino, Italy—premiers at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, in the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center Theater at Tarleton State University. The free 75-minute screening is open to the public. Filmed and produced by Assistant Professor of Communication Studies Dr. Robert Anderson, the documentary highlights the travels of ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, January 22 2016
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on January 21st for the new Memory Care Cottage Residences at Quail Park in Granbury. The Memory Care Cottages are ideally located, featuring state-of-the-art amenities that include a luxurious garden area with a beautiful fountain, a walking path, furnished patios, a comfortable dining room, and much more. Quail Park is a short drive from senior-friendly ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, January 21 2016
Granbury High School teams are advancing to national competition in the F1 in Schools competition after winning top honors at the Texas regional contest on January 16, 2016, at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin. Winning first place was Affinity Racing composed of team manager Kayla Curtis, graphic designer Caden Baker, manufacturing engineer Joslyn Cavitt, design engineers Christopher ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Thursday, January 21 2016
Granbury ISD school board trustees were honored at their monthly meeting on January 19, 2016, in conjunction with School Board Recognition Month. At the meeting, the trustees were presented with banners, letters, library books purchased in their honor, and other items to honor their work on behalf of Granbury schoolchildren. Members of the GISD Board of Trustees are: Micky Shearon, president; ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Thursday, January 21 2016
The Career and Transfer Center at Weatherford College is looking to help community businesses grow by offering its services free of charge. “We have various outlets to assist businesses and the citizens of our service area, including an online job board and resume assistance,” said John Turntine, Jr., director of the center. The center also hosts two or three job fairs each year, one ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Wednesday, January 20 2016
A full schedule of new shows at the Tarleton State University Planetarium begins Friday, Jan. 22, and runs through the spring semester. The 86-seat planetarium is located on the ground floor of the Dr. Lamar Johanson Science Building in Room 101 beneath a 40-foot copper dome in the heart of Tarleton’s Stephenville campus. New shows are set for Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons. ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Wednesday, January 20 2016
Several Granbury Theatre Company actors and crew members were honored in the The Column Best in DFW Theatre 2015 announced on January 12, 2016. Kiersten Mathis, a senior at Granbury High School, was among critic Genevieve Croft’s picks for Best Actress in the summer comedy The Drowsy Chaperone at the historic Granbury Opera House in Downtown Granbury. She was joined by castmate Brian Box ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, January 15 2016
The meandering walkways and rise and fall of topography on the Weatherford College campus creates a pleasing appearance to the eye, but do little to assist visually impaired students like Michael Browne. While Browne described his first visit to WC as disastrous, he and his fellow Phi Theta Kappa honor society members are working on a project to improve the campus experience for others with ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, January 06 2016
Better Business Bureau ® of Fort Worth and Tarrant County, Inc. is excited to announce the winner of the 2015 Hood County Torch Award. The Torch Award is one of the highest honors given by the nonprofit trade organization to recognize BBB ® Accredited Businesses or Accredited Charities for their exceptional commitment to upholding marketplace trust. The 2015 Torch Award Winner for Hood ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, January 05 2016
Several new students following the Christmas Break have helped Granbury ISD exceed its historic enrollment figure as the second semester begins. As of January 5, 2016, 7,005 students are enrolled in the school district’s eleven campuses. Prior to the current school year, the previous enrollment record was 6,905 set on August 29, 2008. A net 165 additional students have registered since the ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Monday, January 04 2016
Weatherford College has opened its online scholarship application for the 2016-17 academic year. Academic scholarships, funded by the Weatherford College Foundation, will be awarded after the March 21 application deadline. The WC Foundation gave more than $225,000 in privately-funded scholarships in the 2014-15 academic year and is on track to surpass that amount this year. “We have some ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Monday, January 04 2016
January 2016 designated as School Board Recognition Month, and Granbury ISD is joining with school districts from around the state to recognize the efforts of school board members on behalf of Texas schoolchildren. “Education is the foundation for a future of unlimited opportunity and prosperity. Educated Texans are empowered Texans, prepared to pursue the jobs and dreams they most ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Friday, December 18 2015
STARS Accelerated High School held fall graduation exercises on the evening of December 17, 2015, at Acton Baptist Church. Nine students received high school diplomas during the ceremony. Principal Ginna Marks presented the diplomas to the graduates. Granbury ISD superintendent Dr. James Largent congratulated each student, whose tassel was transferred by school board president Micky Shearon. ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Tuesday, December 15 2015
“The Rat Pack: A Live Tribute! From Las Vegas!” is coming to the Granbury Opera House for New Year’s Eve. Two shows are scheduled for Thursday, December 31, 2015 with a third on Saturday, January 2, 2016. Coming to life will be the legendary Rat Pack members Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis, Jr. along with the Little Big Band, a seven-piece orchestra. “The ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, December 14 2015
A ground breaking ceremony was held on December 11th for the new location of the Lake Granbury Youth Services - Rite of Passage, Inc. This location will be at 1300 Crossland Road in Granbury. Lake Granbury Youth Services will provide residential treatment services to at-risk male and female youth who are given skills and opportunities to turn their lives around. Their program utilizes ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Wednesday, December 09 2015
“Mary Poppins” is flying onto the stage of the historic Granbury Opera House as Granbury Theatre Company presents the widely acclaimed musical through December 23, 2015. Meredith Browning leads the cast in the title role, with Jason Phillip Cole as Bert. Brian Box Lawson and Shannah Rae will portray George and Winifred Banks, with their children played by Autumn McKee, Emmie Vaughn, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, December 09 2015
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on December 8th for the new offices of Cancer Care Services, located at 201 East Pearl Street, Suite B204 (inside the Granbury Plaza). The mission of Cancer Care Services is to provide help and hope to cancer patients, their families, caregivers and survivors through direct financial, emotional, spiritual and social programs, services and activities. We are a ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber

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