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Thursday, May 28 2015
Granbury High School recognized graduating seniors for awards and scholarships during a ceremony on May 21, 2015. While still counting, the GHS students have received $5.2 million in scholarship offers. Lyndsey Price and Brandon Rush will represent the senior class as valedictorian and salutatorian. Others in the top ten of the graduating class are Michael Schmelz, Jack Goodman, Kellan Jones, Sam ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, May 27 2015
The Granbury Association of REALTORS announces the 4 th annual Granbury REALTOR-Redo—a mission to revitalize the exterior of a home for a deserving resident within the historical district and historical overlay of the City of Granbury. With the help of donated supplies and labor from local companies, Granbury REALTORS will restore the exterior of one home in need of revitalization and ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Saturday, May 23 2015
Mitchell May, a senior at Granbury High School, was recently named the Scholar-Athlete of the Week by Dallas sportscaster Dale Hansen. May was a varsity basketball starter, helping to lead the Pirates to the playoffs for only the second time in recent years. Following the 2015 season, he was named District 8-5A defensive most valuable player after garnering second-team accolades as a junior. May ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, May 22 2015
The Granbury Optimist Club awarded $25,000 in college scholarships to Hood County graduating seniors. The students were honored at the club’s breakfast on May 19, 2015, at the Granbury Church of Christ. Granbury High School senior Colten Buison received the top award – the Tom Wagley Scholarship for $1,500 named in honor of one of the service club’s founding members. Two $1,500 ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Tuesday, May 19 2015
Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center are among the top high schools in the country and state, according to a new report from U.S. News & World Report. The ranking also puts GHS and Crossland in the top 10% of high schools in the nation. GHS received the distinction for the second year in a row. “Encouraging students to excel in college preparation, complete dual credit ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Monday, May 18 2015
Niche has released their 2015 rankings for Top Ten Best Towns in Texas…and our very own hometown is ranked #8! The rankings are based on livability standards such as weather, safety, schools, activities, jobs, housing, and transportation. The higher the ranking, the more the town has to offer in the way of quality of life to its residents. Niche’s mission is to provide reviews and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Monday, May 18 2015
Tarleton State University professor of social sciences Dr. Janet Schmelzer was a recent guest on Texas Public Radio to discuss her latest book, Our Fighting Governor – The Life of Thomas M. Campbell and the Politics of Progressive Reform in Texas . Schmelzer joined Texas Public Radio’s David Martin Davies, host of the weekly half-hour radio news magazine Texas Matters, on May 8, when ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Tuesday, May 12 2015
The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees met for its regular monthly meeting on May 11, 2015. The board adopted a resolution nominating superintendent Dr. James Largent for Superintendent of the Year in recognition of “his exemplary and visionary leadership toward improving student performance in our schools.” The nomination will be forwarded the Region 11 Education Service Center for ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Monday, May 11 2015
Granbury, Texas will kick off summer this Memorial Day Weekend in style, 50s style that is! The Historic Granbury Merchants Association presents Cruisin’ Granbury, a festival dedicated to the era of cool cars and rock and roll. On May 23-25, visitors will enjoy dancing, lots of vendors, hot rods, and yes, even an Elvis or two! “We are so excited to take our Memorial Day Weekend in ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, May 11 2015
I, GREG ABBOTT, Governor of the State of Texas, issued an Emergency Disaster Proclamation on March 9, 2015, certifying that exceptional drought conditions posed a threat of imminent disaster in specified counties in Texas. WHEREAS, significantly low rainfall across Texas beginning in late 2010 and continuing has resulted in declining reservoir and aquifer levels, threatening water supplies and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Education, Press Release, Community
Sunday, May 10 2015
Danny Hill and his leadership team from Classic Chevrolet, Buick and GMC, enjoyed a relaxing Sunday afternoon recently at True Grit Ranch northwest of Granbury. Hill purchased the package for the second year in a row at the 2015 Chamber Awards Banquet. The venue was provided by the Ike Thomas family, Chuck Wagon cooking by Homer Robertson, and entertainment by Granbury’s own award winning ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Friday, May 08 2015
The InterGovernmental Coalition (IGC) met on May 6th for breakfast to discuss ongoing projects and programs in the following areas: *Economic Development *Transportation/Public Safety *Water/Environment *Education The IGC, started by the Granbury Chamber in the mid-90’s, provides a neutral forum for issue discussion and clarification. The meeting brings together 35-40 key players from ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, May 06 2015
The 1st Annual Riding for The Pointe benefit trail ride was held on May 2, 2015. There were over 25 riders that participated and camped overnight as a sign of support for Lake Pointe Resource Center. Many of the Lake Pointe Academy students were able to intersect with the riders midway at the Reunion Grounds and try their hand at "Riding for The Pointe." For more information about what ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Wednesday, May 06 2015
The Granbury Marine Corps JROTC will host Summer Air Rifle Camps on June 15-18, 2015, at Granbury High School. This camp is open to students entering grades 7-9 for the 2015-16 school year, and the registration fee is $100. There will be three sessions each day for students to choose from: 8:00-10:00 A.M., 10:30 A.M.-12:30 P.M., and 1:30-3:30 P.M. The mission of the camp is to promote air rifle ...read more
Categories: Education
Wednesday, May 06 2015
Broaddus Planning, the firm engaged to prepare Tarleton State University’s Campus Development Plan, has completed the conceptual guide, which will assist the university in its efforts to meet the demands of a growing student population and physical plant. “Last September, I let you know about the university’s effort with Broaddus Planning to update the Campus Development Plan. I ...read more
Categories: Education
Saturday, May 02 2015
The much anticipated and publicly heralded grand opening of the new Kroger Marketplace located at 1420 East Highway 377 occurred on May 1, 2015. This date represents 28 years of membership in the Granbury Chamber of Commerce and an economic anchor of Hood County. Presided over by Gary Huddleston, Director of Consumer Affairs, and Mike Scott, President and CEO of the Chamber, the events kicked off ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Friday, May 01 2015
May is Mental Health Month: Addressing Mental Health " May is Mental Health Month" was started 66 years ago by Mental Health America (MHA), to raise awareness about mental health conditions and the importance of good mental health for everyone. "Addressing mental health before Stage 4"—this year’s theme for May is Mental Health Month—calls attention to the ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Thursday, April 30 2015
Hayle Carlile, a senior cadet in the Granbury Marine Corps JROTC, has been selected to attend the United States Air Force Academy Preparatory School through the Falcon Foundation. The Falcon Foundation provides a limited number of highly-motivated people the opportunity to sharpen their skills for admission to the academy by providing scholarships at a college or preparatory school especially ...read more
Categories: Education
Wednesday, April 29 2015
A ribbon cutting and grand opening event was held on April 28th for the new ICU at Lake Granbury Medical Center. The new ICU has 12 beds on the second floor to replace the pre-existing 6-bed unit on the first floor. The new layout, equipment, and technology allow the nursing and medical staff to more closely monitor those patients located within the ICU. For further information on this new and ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Friday, April 24 2015
The Granbury Chamber of Commerce has picked the winning artwork for the 2015 Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration. And the winner is......Nicole Kallemeyn of Granbury High School! Congratulations, Miss Kallemeyn, on your beautiful rendition of what this national celebration truly means. As the artist of the winning design, Nicole was presented with a gift certificate by the Chamber on April ...read more
Categories: Chamber

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