GMS Students Honor Veterans

Granbury Middle School students showed their appreciation for the sacrifices of U.S. armed forces veterans during an early commemoration of Veterans Day on November 4, 2013. The program featured a color guard from the high school JROTC unit and performances by the symphonic band and choir. Students read essays about the importance of the national observance and also addressed the history of each branch of the military – recognizing those in attendance for their service. The special...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Doc Possum's BBQ

A Ribbon Cutting ceremony was held today for Doc Possum's BBQ located at 3132 Fall Creek Hwy.  Pete James is the proud owner of the restaurant.  Doc Possum's has a full bar and a covered outdoor patio that will host live music on the weekends.  Pete and his family are long-time residence of Granbury, dating back to 1863.  His great-grandmother lived on the property along with other family. Come by and see pictures from the past and great barbeque and hamburgers.

TCU Horned Frogs Pump Up GMS Students

The TCU Horned Frogs were in the house to pump up Granbury Middle School students during a pep rally on October 31, 2013. Highlighting the rally were the TCU Pom Squad and SuperFrog, the university mascot. A representative of Devon Energy announced that about forty GMS students are being invited to the TCU football game versus West Virginia on November 2. In response to a national push for more math and science initiatives, Devon partnered with Texas Christian University to launch the Energy...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Lonestar Foot & Ankle

A Ribbon Cutting and Open House was held on October 30 for Lonestar Foot and Ankle located at 1200 Crawford Ave., Suite C in Granbury.  Dr. Jayme Williams Cornwell is a graduate from GISD and returned to her home to set up her practice.  Dr. Cornwell specializes in all foot and ankle care.  We were pleased to see her stock of "flip flops" that are endorsed by Podiatrists. Visit www.lonestarfootandankle.com or call her new office at 817-573-FEET (3338).  ...

JROTC Competes in Marksmanship Contests

The Granbury Marine Corps JROTC competed in the 8th Annual William J. Bordelon Air Rifle Tournament and the Civilian Marksmanship Program State Championship Tournament at Central Catholic High School in San Antonio on October 26-27, 2013. The first match consisted of air rifle position shooting 20 shots in the prone position, 20 shots in the standing position and 20 shots in the knelling position.    Hunter Dowell led the team with a total score of 551 out of 600 and placed 20th...

7th Anniversary Celebration - Healthy Woman - This Weekend

Please take a  moment to consider attending Healthy Woman's 7th Anniversary event or sending someone who deserves some "me" time as a nice "reward and recognition" or a Thank You! All guests who attend any part of the event are registered for drawings for iPads, e-readers, ($3,000 worth) and a $100 HEB gift basket.  AND, you don't have to be present to win! If you can only make it to the FREE Expo, the doors are open from 10am - noon at Granbury High...

Guinness Officially Names Welch as Record Holder

It's been a year since Granbury High School student, Cody Welch, did 44 consecutive back handsprings at the Homecoming football game on October 26, 2012.  But Guinness World Records finally made him the official world record holder. Guinness confirmed to the GHS sophomore on October 24 that he achieved the world record for "Most Consecutive Handsprings (Male)". "We would like to congratulate you on your record-breaking achievement," officials said in the email...

First 50 Fellas Foodfest a Smash Hit

The first 50 Fellas Foodfest was a rousing success for the Granbury ISD Education Foundation.  The event, which will be an annual fundraiser, was held October 19, 2013, at the Granbury Reunion Grounds’ Courts Cleveland Showbarn. Total contributions are in excess of $25,000, according to GEF organizers Kelly Garner and Stacy Mitchell.  Proceeds will fund innovative teaching grants and the foundation’s Academic Recognition Banquet. The 50 Fellas event featured fifty teams of...

Granbury Schools to Dismiss Early on Friday, November 1