Ribbon Cutting/Open House - Pinnacle Bank

A Ribbon Cutting and Open House was held on October 10 for Pinnacle Bank located at 9282 Benbrook Blvd. in Benbrook.  Pinnacle offers general banking needs, commercial lending and personal mortgages. They believe in building relationships with customers by offering the highest level services and competitive rates.  Ronny Korb, Regional President and Peter Bennis, CEO addressed the crowd.  Stop by to visit Tammi Cauthen, Branch President Lender or Julie Rice, AVP/Lender or call...

Music at Acton Presents All Saints Worship Concert

Music at Acton invites you to a community-wide event on Saturday, November 2 at 7:00 p.m. at Acton United Methodist Church, 3433 Fall Creek Hwy.  Eternal Life:  A Requiem by Howard Goodall will be presented by the AUMC Chancel Choir, the North Texas Chamber Singers and a Festival Orchestra made of strings, harp, piano and keyboard.  Rev. Suzanne Cate will direct the ensemble.  Soloists include Julie Liston Johnson, soprano; Alex Bumpas, tenor; and Thann Scoggin, baritone....

Community Supports FFA Program

Hundreds turned out at Granbury High School on October 10, 2013, for the annual Granbury FFA barbecue dinner and auction.  The organization raised several thousand dollars to support program activities. A smoker and a trailer were the two grand door prizes, with numerous other auction items and prizes available.  FFA is a dynamic student-led leadership development organization for students of agricultural education. The FFA changes lives and prepares students for premier leadership,...

Ground Breaking for Commerce Centre of Granbury

A ground breaking ceremony was held October 8 for the Commerce Centre of Granbury located on Loop 567. The ground breaking took place where the future Child Protective Services will be built. Present for the ceremony were Representative Jim Keffer, developer Jerry Durant, Mayor Pro-Tem Nin Hulett, and Judge Darrell Cockerham. Our own Mike Scott, President/CEO, presided over the ceremony. Tours of the entire development were conducted after the ceremony.

Roberson Educator Writes Journal Article

Tara Stephens, an intervention specialist at Emma Roberson Elementary School, wrote an article published in a Tarleton State University education journal. The journal article, “Strategic Instruction: Mitigating the Impact of Poverty,” appears in the 2013 issue of the Journal of the Effective Schools Project. “Curriculum and instructional practices determine the overall success of students,” Stephens wrote.  “Teachers enter the classroom prepared with...

Chamber Tours Bond Arms with Rep. Jim Keffer

Granbury chamber representatives joined State Representative Jim Keffer and several of his staff on a two hour tour of world renowned gun manufacturer, Bond Arms, Inc. The group was met by owner and President Gordon Bond who passed around working models of the exceptionally high quality derringers that have made them a leader in the arms industry according to American Handgunner, GunBlast.com and PocketPISTOLS magazine.  During a complete tour of the machining and assembly process rooms,...

High School Tours Scheduled for Bond Voters on October 17 and 21

Granbury ISD has scheduled two evenings for voters to tour Granbury High School before they cast votes in the upcoming school bond election.  The evening events will be Thursday, October 17 and Monday, October 21, 2013. The high school will be open for tours from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. on both nights, with a presentation by superintendent Dr. James Largent in the Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center at 6:30 P.M. “These two evenings will provide an opportunity for any interested community...

Kiwanians Honor Super Citizens

The Lake Granbury Kiwanis Club honored several Hood County fourth and fifth graders as Super Citizens during a luncheon on October 3, 2013. The community service organization recognizes two fourth graders and two fifth graders several times during the school year.  The students are nominated by their teachers for good citizenship. Granbury students who were honored were: * Acton Elementary School – 4th grade:  Piper Bolton and Alexander Funk (5th graders were on a field trip to...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Lakeside Physicians

A Ribbon Cutting ceremony was held on October 4 for Lakeside Physicians at Fall Creek Medical Plaza located at 601 Fall Creek Hwy. Lakeside Physicians welcomes the newest physician, Dr. Chad Weldon, D.O. Dr. Tony Hedges, D.O. and Dr. Beth Valashinas, D.O. have also relocated to this facility.  Other physicians include Dr. James Kelleher, M.D., Jennifer Smart, M.D., and Teresa Crosby, FNP - VA Clinical Provider. In addition, they specialize in women's health, allergy management,...

Don't Miss Party On The Peak - This Weekend!

Reservations still available for Preserve Granbury's 5th Annual Party on the Peak ~ October 5 from 5:00pm to 11:00pm.