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Monday, April 11, 2016
The Granbury Theatre Company will host a Neil Diamond tribute show for Mother’s Day weekend on May 6-7, at the historic Granbury Opera House in downtown Granbury. The event also includes an optional dinner package at Christina’s Bistro on the square. Conner Lorre’s spectacular “Neil Diamond Tribute Show” features stunningly accurate recreations of Neil ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, April 11, 2016
Founder’s Week—honoring Tarleton State University founder John Tarleton—takes place this week with a number of events, from fun to solemn. Hosted by the Tarleton Ambassadors, the annual May Fête Celebration begins at 5 p.m., Tuesday, April 12, near the Hunewell Bandstand in Heritage Oaks Park. Tarleton’s first May Fête took place May 5, 1921. Student Justin ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Saturday, April 09, 2016
The Granbury Chamber of Commerce announced today the theme for the 2016 Old Fashioned 4 th of July will be “Proud to Be an American.” The Grand Marshal for this year’s parade will be the First Responders of Hood County, with the Honorary Grand Marshal being Doofus, the mascot of Second Chance Farm of Granbury. This year’s three day celebration begins Saturday, July 2 nd ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Friday, April 08, 2016
With just over a month left in the school year, the Granbury High School Class of 2016 - which numbers over 400 seniors - is making preparations for graduation. Graduates will receive their high school diplomas at 7:00 P.M. on Friday, May 27 at the Fort Worth Convention Center. A baccalaureate service sponsored by the Granbury Ministerial Alliance is set for 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, May 22 in the GHS ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Thursday, April 07, 2016
“Movie Night at the Opera House” will continue on Sunday, April 17, 2016, with the showing of the classic Rebel Without A Cause starring James Dean and Natalie Wood. The event will begin at 7:30pm and is hosted by the Granbury Theatre Company, which manages the historic Granbury Opera House in Downtown Granbury. Nominated for several Academy Awards, the 1955 film directed by ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
These Weatherford College medals for mathematics and essay writing dated 1893 were recently donated to the college by Jane and William Murray of Enola, Pennsylvania. The medals originally belonged to Williams’ great-grandmother, Lela Martin. Martin grew up in Weatherford and was Judge Preston Martin’s daughter and Mary Martin’s aunt. Established in 1869, WC is the oldest ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Expensive suits, plush offices and a fancy desk are the norm for a career in corporate finance, but for Jordan McGregor, it also includes casual clothes, large concert venues and great live performances. McGregor, originally from Decatur, attended Weatherford College Wise County in 2007 and 2008, and completed his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance at the University of ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Thursday, March 24, 2016
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on March 23rd for the newest location of Cricket Wireless at 3710 East Highway 377, Suite 110. This new location is situated inside the shopping center anchored by Palio's Pizza Cafe. Cricket Wireless is built upon the concept of delivering the best combination of simplicity, reliability and value for no annual contract wireless customers. Cricket is an ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
Monday, March 21, 2016
Weatherford College has announced that retired Weatherford Fire Marshal Kurt Harris has been selected as the 2016 WC Alumnus of the Year. He will be honored during the annual Alumni Awards Luncheon April 15 along with Distinguished Alumni Award honorees Shaun Martin, Prissy Neely and Wayne Slimp. Harris joined the U.S. Army reserves shortly after graduating from WC in 1969. He spent six years in ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, March 18, 2016
Due to the damages caused by the recent tornado that tracked through the city of Stephenville and the Tarleton State University campus, university administrators and the Academic Calendar Committee have announced revisions to the 2016-2017 academic calendar for the upcoming year. The storm, which National Weather Service survey teams concluded produced an EF-1 tornado, impacted ongoing ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on March 16th for one of our newest Chamber members, Stella & Dot representative Karen Beassie. Karen is a transplant to Granbury and recently became a representative for the professional online accessory storefront. The Stella & Dot mission is to give every women the means to style her own life! The company designs irresistible jewelry, and yet the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
How does an entire city go on a diet and lose a million pounds in less than five years? Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett will describe his efforts to help city residents collectively lose one million pounds, starting with his personal 42-pound weight loss. Cornett will speak at Tarleton State University Wednesday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m. as part of the university’s Speaker Symposium Series. ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, March 11, 2016
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on March 11th for the new installation of propane fueling stations in Granbury...one at the Granbury Service Station and one at the Granbury ISD Transportation Department. Hood County Clean Air Coalition coordinated using Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Rider 8 Air Quality Planning Grant funds to install the two propane fueling stations to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, March 10, 2016
The GHS Project Graduation is hosting a golf tournament and 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run to help raise money for a safe all-night graduation party for the Granbury High School Class of 2016. The golf tournament will be Saturday, April 9 at Hidden Oaks Golf Course beginning at 8:00 A.M. with a shotgun start. Entry fees are $400 for a team foursome and $100 for individual players. Sponsorship ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Registration is open to North Texas law enforcement professionals for Tarleton State University’s free training on homicide and cold cases set April 27 and 28 in Fort Worth. Sponsored by Tarleton’s School of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Strategic Studies, the two-day event—“Crime Scene Assessment: Murder Mayhem and Misunderstanding”—takes place at the Fort ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
Dr. W. Stephen (Steve) Damron has been selected dean of Tarleton State University’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences following a national search. Damron begins his new duties July 1, pending approval by The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. He currently is assistant dean of academic programs for Oklahoma State University’s College of Agricultural ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Monday, March 07, 2016
A Granbury Marine Corps JROTC team recently concluded an exceptional round of competition in the eighth season of CyberPatriot – the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition. Led by Coach Angela Jumper, the team of Granbury High School students excelled in in the CyberPatriot VIII qualifying rounds, demonstrating teamwork, critical thinking skills, and technical knowledge key to a ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release

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