Weatherford College Biology Students Get Their Hands Dirty

Jennifer Miller, Biology instructor at the Weatherford College Education Center at Granbury, recently provided a hands-on lab experience for her environmental biology students with a visit to Jennifer Bauer-Krueger’s local goat ranch. Bauer-Krueger is also an English instructor and tutor at the Granbury campus. Students learned about organic and sustainable production, different types of agriculture and developing a closed loop system, where all waste products are used. While there, the...

College Fair Opens Doors for Granbury Students

Hundreds of Granbury students and parents had an opportunity to visit with university recruiters at the Granbury High School college and career fair on January 29, 2015. Four-year universities, two-year colleges, technical schools, and the military were represented to provide those interested with information on the campuses, admissions processes, degree programs, scholarships, and financial aid.  This marked one of the school’s largest fairs with over sixty representatives attending...

Groundbreaking Event - Miracle League of Granbury

A groundbreaking event was held on January 28th for the Miracle League of Granbury, a not-for-profit baseball league for handicapped and disabled children and young adults. Several ambassadors and board of directors members were on hand to welcome the newest addition to the Chamber. The Miracle League has several fields already in operation with 13 teams actively participating in the league. The team members range in age from 6 to 14, and include kids with all levels of disabilities playing...

Women in Business Luncheon - January 27, 2015

The January Luncheon for Women in Business was held on January 27th at the Harbor Lakes Golf & Swim Club and sponsored by First Financial Bank, Waterview Retirement Living, and Delaine's Place Bookkeeping & Tax Service. This month's guest speaker was author Melissa Wren. Ms. Wren is a native of Granbury and started writing when she was just 12 years old. Her current novel, Serial Vengeance, is a psychological thriller set in our nation's capitol. Ms. Wren has written for...

Lopez Signs with Cisco Junior College

Destini Lopez, a senior on the Granbury Lady Pirate softball team, will be continuing her education and playing career at Cisco Junior College following her graduation from Granbury High School in May 2015.  The announcement was made on January 19, 2015, at GHS. Lopez will play for the Wranglers, who compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association as a member of the Region V Athletic Conference. A four-year varsity softball player, Lopez was District 7-4A pitcher of the year...

2015 Area Guide and Membership Directory - Digital Version Now Available

The award-winning 2015 Area Guide and Membership Directory digital version is now available!  The very newest technology now at your fingertips.  This is a MUST see and use! • View the beautiful magazine, page-by-page or by topic • Fully searchable index for easier access to articles • Click on any ad or listing to watch it come to life - thousands of links • Share on your website or social media to promote your business • Click on any website listing in...

GISD School Trustees Approve Interlocal Agreement to Help with YMCA Construction

The Granbury ISD Board of Trustees met for its regular monthly meeting on January 19, 2015, and approved an interlocal agreement with the City of Granbury that will help with the construction of the forthcoming county facility for the Hood County YMCA. The agreement will transfer a utility lift station on James Road to the city’s ownership.  Transferring the lift station near Acton Middle School will allow the city to expand water and sewer lines to the YMCA site.  School...

Choir Sweetheart Banquets Set for February 9 & 10

Choir students from Granbury High School and Crossland Ninth Grade Center will hold Sweetheart Banquets during two performances on February 9-10, 2015, in the Crossland cafeteria. The evenings, which will be from 7:00-9:00 P.M., feature lots of music and dancing with hors d’oeuvres and desserts served. The performances by both the GHS Choir and the Crossland Choir will include several solos, duets, and small ensembles from students.  Selections will feature several romantic songs...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Oak Woods School/GISD

A ribbon cutting event was held today, January 14, 2015, at the Oak Woods Elementary on Davis Road.  This ribbon cutting was to commemorate the final installment of the controlled entry vestibules for all GISD elementary and middle schools as part of the 2013 Bond package to improve the schools. The event was presided over by Mayor Nin Hulett, with Bond Steering Committee members, School Board Trustees, Chamber Ambassadors and staff, and campus stuff on hand for the ceremony.  Dr....

TSU Announces Spring Performing Arts Schedule

Tarleton State University’s Department of Fine Arts has announced an exciting lineup of events for Spring, featuring a variety of art exhibitions, theatre performances, musical concerts and recitals, and choral presentations. Tarleton Fine Arts events are open to the community and free, unless noted otherwise. Most concerts presented by the university’s bands programs are $5 general admission, or free with a valid Tarleton ID. All events take place at the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts...