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Thursday, March 26 2015
The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees heard a report on bond construction at Granbury High School during its regular monthly meeting on March 23, 2015. Scott Barnes, construction manager for the Buford Thompson Company, reported that construction was going well despite weather delays from recent snow days and rain. Subcontractors are about two weeks behind on the new ninth grade wing but had ...read more
Categories: Education
Monday, March 23 2015
On Tuesday, March 24, a delegation of students, faculty and staff will join alumni, administration and friends of the institution in Austin for Tarleton State University Day at the Capitol. The event will bring together a statewide network of Tarleton supporters to meet with legislators and their staff members to increase public and legislative support for the university during the 84 th ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Thursday, March 19 2015
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on March 17th for the newly remodeled Hood County office on Fall Creek Highway. The previous office had been in use since 1987. The newly redesigned facility measures over 19,000 square feet and includes a new community room, an expanded warehouse, and a new vehicle maintenance are. United Co-Op was able to utilize over 20% of regional materials to complete this ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Thursday, March 19 2015
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on March 17th for Moncrief Cancer Institute at the Granbury Resort Conference Center. Moncrief is celebrating thei addition of their new Mobile Medical Unit. This 18-wheeler set up will provide survivorship services for those diagnosed with cancer. It is the only one of its kind in the U.S. and will make trips to Granbury twice monthly to provide the following ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Wednesday, March 18 2015
Tarleton State University’s program for Digital Media Studies will host a presentation by Christopher Blay, a north Texas artist and photographer, at noon on Thursday, March 19. The talk, which is free and open to the public who may bring their own lunch, will be held in the Workshop Theater in the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center. The Liberian-born Blay received a bachelor’s of fine ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Tuesday, March 17 2015
Granbury ISD human resources director Tom Howard has announced his retirement effective in August 2015. Howard has served the school district for six years, having begun his duties in July 2009. “Tom has done a good job managing the hiring processes and keeping up with staff allocations throughout the district, which is a difficult job,” said GISD superintendent Dr. James Largent. ...read more
Categories: Education
Thursday, March 12 2015
Five Pirate basketball players have received District 8-5A honors following the 2014-15 season. Senior Mitchell May led the team as the district’s defensive most valuable player while Eric Kirchner was named sophomore of the year. Selected for the first team was seniors Clay Brawner and Eric Kirchner while junior Ethan Gonzalez was on the honorable mention list. Those on the all-district ...read more
Categories: Education
Thursday, March 12 2015
Debbie Schneider, Hood County News: Based on taxes, doctors, recreation centers and retirement centers, a company called SmartAsset has ranked Granbury above Fredericksburg as the best place to retire in Texas. “Glad to see SmartAsset recognizes Granbury for the gem that we know it is,” said Mayor Nin Hulett. SmartAsset is a venture-backed financial technology company that uses data ...read more
Categories: Community

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