School Trustees Hear Financial Accountability Report

The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees heard a state financial accountability reports during its regular monthly meeting on October 21, 2014.  During a public hearing, assistant superintendent for finance and operations Dobie Williams stated that the school district was recognized for superior achievement through the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas (FIRST) for the 2012-13 school year.  The program, which is a financial accountability system required by state law and maintained...

Pirate Football Gearing Up for Coach to Cure Muscular Dystrophy

A four-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 second year in a row.  The cause will be featured during the Granbury-Fort Worth Southwest on Friday, October 24, 2014. Jax Madrigal will join the Pirate football squad as an honorary captain during the pre-game coin toss. Duchenne is the most common fatal genetic disorder diagnosed during early...

Chamber Luncheon - October 17, 2014

The monthly Chamber Luncheon was held on October 17th at DeCordova Bend Estates Country Club.  Mike Scott, President and CEO, made a Great To Be Granbury (G2BG) presentation to the attendees.  State Representative Jim Keffer commented on the positive outlook of our business community and state. This presentation is available on the Chamber Facebook page for download. Derrick Cuenca, CEO of Lake Granbury Medical Center, gave an overview of LGMC and the Affordable Healthcare...

Chamber Classic - Results and Thanks

The Chamber Golf Classic was held on October 6th at Harbor Lakes Swim and Golf Club.  Thank you to all the sponsors, players and volunteers who made this tournament a fun and successful event. The players had a day of beautiful weather, great networking opportunities, food and fun.  Congratulations to the winners:

GISD Superintendent Convenes Student Advisory Committee

Granbury ISD superintendent Dr. James Largent convened the school year’s first meeting of the Superintendent Student Advisory Committee (SSAC) on October 13, 2014.  The group includes students from Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center. Largent established the committee in 2012 to have an opportunity to interact with students in a positive and productive manner. “This group of high school students will meet with me several times this year for an informal...

Community Supports FFA Program - October 9th

Hundreds turned out at Granbury High School on October 9, 2014, for the annual Granbury FFA barbecue dinner and auction.  The organization raised several thousand dollars to support program activities. A smoker was the grand door prize, 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, personal growth and...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Rue 21

Rue 21 hosted a Chamber Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on October 10th.  Their store is located at 301 Highway 377 (Staples shopping center).  Kyle Carpenter, Manager, is proud of his store that is ranking 10th in sales nationwide.  Kyle is a graduate of Tarleton State University and has been at this store for the last seven months.  Rue 21 has over 1,000 stores.  After the ceremony, the attendees found some great bargains.  Visit www.rue21.com or call 817-573-5777....

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - German Heritage Association of Hood County & Oktoberfest

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held for the German Heritage Association of Hood County on October 9 at the Langdon Center.  The event was a lead-in to the Oktoberfest of Granbury set for October 10-12 at the Langdon Center on East Pearl St.  Welcome!

Ruth's Place - Mueller Building Dedication

Ruth's Place held a building dedication ceremony on October 9 at 1411 Crawford St.  The event included a parade followed by dedication of the Mueller building and recognition of sponsors and volunteers to celebrate the expansion of Ruth's Place. Becky Mauldin, Executive Director, kicked off the event.  Proclamations and a key to the city were presented to Bryan Davenport, Mueller, Inc.  A special guest, Bob Phillips from "The Texas Country Reporter," was...

Chamber Classic

The Chamber Classic was held on October 6 at Harbor Lakes Swim and Golf Club.  Thank you to all the sponsors, players and volunteers who made this tournament a fun and successful event.