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Thursday, October 12, 2017
An airplane built by Granbury High School students will be presented to the public during a breakfast event at Granbury Regional Airport from 8:30-11:00 A.M. on Saturday, October 21, 2017. The breakfast will be held at the airport, which is located at 400 Howard Clemmons Road.  The GHS airplane will make its flight debut at approximately 9:00 A.M.   The festivities include a fundraiser for the ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, September 29, 2017
The City of Granbury is pleased to announce the City Finance Department has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its 2015-16 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. For 16 consecutive years the City of Granbury Finance Department has received this prestigious award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Registration is still open for the fall adult sports league season. Adult teams can sign up for softball, basketball, flag football, and volleyball leagues, with the seasons starting in the upcoming weeks. Each season, teams will play eight games plus one single-elimination tournament. The cost per team varies by sport and must be paid in full by the second week of the season. Monday - Coed ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
A seven-year old Granbury boy suffering from Duchenne muscular dystrophy has led Granbury Pirate football coaches to join the nationwide college football initiative Coach to Cure MD for the sixth year in a row. The cause will be featured during the Granbury-Everman football game on Friday, October 20, 2017.   Jax Madrigal, a first grader at Acton Elementary School, will join the Pirate ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Thursday, September 21, 2017
The transformation of Granbury High School will be featured at the Exhibit of School Architecture during the state convention of the Texas Association of School Administrators and Texas Association of School Boards on October 6-8, 2017, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas.   Granbury ISD was one of 24 district received 2017 Stars of Distinction for excellence in one or more ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Tarleton State University’s Speaker Symposium Series continues Tuesday, Oct. 3, when former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Henry Cisneros discusses “American Latinos and the Nation’s Future.”   The free presentation begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center Auditorium on the Stephenville campus and is open to the public.    One of the first Hispanic Americans to run ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, September 15, 2017
Following a closed session Thursday, members of the Weatherford College Board of Trustees unanimously agreed to move forward with taking on additional facilities in Granbury. College administration has worked with Granbury ISD for several months to determine the future of three GISD buildings that exist adjacent to the current WC Education Center at Granbury located on Jones Street. The ISD ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Distinguished Concerts International New York City (DCINY) announced today that Joseph Noëlliste and the Acton United Methodist Church Chancel Choir have been invited to participate in a performance of Mark Hayes’ International Carol Suite on the DCINY Concert Series in New York City. This performance at Carnegie Hall is planned to take place on Sunday, November 19, 2017. These outstanding ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
As of the fall semester count day, Weatherford College reached a record enrollment of 6,357 students. Not only is this a 12.9 percent increase over the fall of 2016, it is the first time in WC’s history to boast more than 6,000 students. This is the largest year-to-year enrollment increase for the college since 2009 when the number of students jumped 13 percent. To ensure the increased ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Economic, Press Release
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
One deserving Granbury High School student will win a free car at the end of the 2017-18 school year courtesy of Granbury Nissan.  Students will strive all year long to earn tickets for perfect attendance for a chance for the silver 2015 Nissan Sentra.  The announcement was made at the high school pep rally on September 8, 2017.   Granbury Nissan general manager Steve Goodman and owner Wesley ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Monday, September 11, 2017
Seventy-six Granbury High School students were inducted into the National Honor Society at a ceremony held on September 10, 2017, in the GHS Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center.   Selection was based on the four criteria of the organization:  scholarship, leadership, service, and character.  Students must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 as well as the recommendation of the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
In the wake of last week’s catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Harvey, the Granbury Chamber of Commerce and Revolver Brewing joined together to send aid for those areas heavily impacted. Revolver provided several trucks loaded with pallets of bottled water, and another truck for the Chamber to fill with non-perishable items. The call was sent out to the community to help #FillTheTruck on ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Today, Brookshire Grocery Co. is donating a quarter-million bottles of drinking water for people in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey. Company 18-wheelers left the distribution center in Tyler at roughly 3 p.m. for the Houston Food Bank and the City of Angleton in Brazoria County.   All Brookshire’s, Super 1 Foods, Spring Market and FRESH by Brookshire’s stores have scan coupons available for ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Tarleton State University joins the Lone Star Conference in welcoming eight new member institutions in NCAA Division II athletics competition, effective in Fall 2019.   The LSC Council of Presidents voted unanimously to offer full membership to current Heartland Conference members Arkansas-Fort Smith, Dallas Baptist University, Lubbock Christian University, Oklahoma Christian University, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Monday, August 28, 2017
Brookshire Grocery Co. is donating $52,000 to schools in 25 communities with Spring Market stores and expanding the “Cash for my Class” program to include all Brookshire’s, Super 1 Foods and FRESH by Brookshire’s stores. Now through June 15, 1 percent of qualifying purchases will be earmarked for customers’ choice of participating schools, with schools to receive donations early in the 2018-2019 ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
The Marine Corps JROTC unit at Granbury High School has been named a Naval Honor School for the fourth year in a row.  The announcement was made on August 23, 2017.   Of the approximately 266 schools throughout the nation, only ten percent of Marine Corps JROTC programs received this recognition.  The Granbury unit was one of only a few in the 55-school region selected for the honor.   “We ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release

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