Chamber Luncheon - June 20, 2014

The June Chamber Luncheon was held June 20, 2014 at the DeCordova Country Club. Crowds gathered to hear speaker Gordon Bond from Bond Arms, Inc. tell the history of his company. In addition, Gordon brought along some "props"...actual pieces that his company has designed and manufactured right here in Granbury. Not only do they use only local work force to complete each special piece, they also use only American-made parts and supplies, right down to the pins. Our sponsors for this...

Superintendent Discusses Summer Construction Projects

Granbury ISD superintendent Dr. James Largent visited with parent-teacher organization officers, teachers, and other community leaders during walk-throughs at three elementary campuses on June 19, 2014. Construction recently began at all elementary and middle schools for controlled entry vestibules to improve campus security.  Most projects will be complete prior to the start of the 2014-15 school year. With the secure entries, visitors will be required to report to the campus office in...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Quail Park of Granbury New Wing

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on June 19, 2014 for Quail Park of Granbury. The facility has added a new wing for the assisted living. This wing includes a full kitchen and dining facility, providing a signature dining experience. Quail Park offers many levels of care, including independent, assisted living, and next level of care. Quail Park of Granbury is located at 2300 Paluxy Hwy., just west of Lake Granbury Medical Center. Southwest appetizers and cocktails were provided following the...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - LGMC 2nd Medical Office Building

A Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Ceremony was held for the new addition to Lake Granbury Medical Center on June 19, 2014. The second Medical Office Building stands three-stories tall and connects directly to the three floors of the hospital. With 37,000 square feet providing space for physician offices, hospital services, and specialty services, this new building is sure to meet both current and future needs. On hand to open the new facility were Derrick Cuenca (CEO - LGMC) and Mike Scott (...

GISD Trustees Extend Superintendent's Contract & Hear Bond Report

The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees approved a contract extension for superintendent Dr. James Largent and heard a report on bond construction during its regular monthly meeting on June 16, 2014. The board action followed trustees completing a summative evaluation of the district’s leader, whose three-year contract now extends through June 2017.  As part of the contract action, Largent will receive a new base salary of $185,000. All other terms of the superintendent’s existing...

Chamber Announces Tom Ward Decorated Bike Contest Prior to Hometown Parade

Time to pull out the July 4th decorations and round up the kids to decorate their bikes, trikes and wagons for the annual Tom Ward Decorated Bike Contest.  The theme this year is “Forty Years of Patriotic Tradition.”  This could be a great summer project for the kids and fun for the parents and grandparents to oversee. Contest judging begins on July 4 at 9 a.m. in the GISD Administration parking lot across the street from Decker Gym.  Entry is free, no registration...

School Board Approves Construction Price for Secure School Entries

The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees approved a guaranteed maximum price for bond projects to build secure entries at all elementary and middle schools during a special meeting on June 4, 2014. Keith Ruffner, director of estimating and contracts for the Buford-Thompson Company, presented the overall figure of $3.605 million as the guaranteed maximum price for controlled entry vestibules at all GISD elementary and middle schools. The amount includes all construction and fees along with...

Women In Business Networking After Hours Event - June 4, 2014

The Chamber hosted a Women In Business Networking After Hours event on June 3rd at Papa Chulo's. The attendees enjoyed margaritas, wine, and heavy Hors d'oeuvres provided by our location host while networking with fellow Chamber members and business professionals. DigiTouch Media sponsored this free event and we appreciate all they do. Women In Business events are a great way to socialize and network, and are scheduled in various locations throughout the Granbury area. Join us for our...

2014-2015 Registration Schedule Announced for GISD

With classes for the 2014-15 school year beginning on Monday, August 25, 2014, Granbury ISD announced registration schedules for new and returning students.  Parents and students will also have an opportunity to meet with teachers and campus administrators. New students are those who have not previously been enrolled in Granbury ISD.  Registration for these students will be held at Granbury High School, Crossland Ninth Grade Center, Acton Middle School, and Granbury Middle School on...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Wrangler's "Art in Motion"

A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on June 5 for Wrangler's "Art in Motion," LLC!  Wrangler Hammond and his wife, Paige, opened the car restoration business at 4041 Acton Highway recently. Wrangler is in the business of bringing old cars "back to life again." He has been in the business for eight years and is featured on TV commercials for his work. Contact him at 903-267-9696. Welcome!