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Thursday, July 20, 2017
An update has been added to the Downtown Streetscape Project web page: 7/20/2017 - Completion of the new water system is continuing. Due to the discovery of aging water mains in Pearl St., the contractor has been directed to replace these existing lines prior to the reconstruction of the Pearl St./Houston St. and Pearl St./Crockett St. intersections. Vehicles driving over the newly installed ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Margaret Rodriquez, assistant principal at Granbury Middle School, has been named finalist to be principal of STARS Accelerated High School and the Behavior Transition Center. Superintendent Dr. James Largent made the announcement on July 19, 2017. “Margaret has been in GISD for years as a teacher and assistant principal, and we are excited that she will be making the move to become the ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Monday, July 17, 2017
Dr. Tod Allen Farmer has been named chief of staff to Tarleton State University President F. Dominic Dottavio, effective Aug. 1. He succeeds Dr. David Weissenburger, who has held the position since July 2014. Currently head of the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Farmer joined Tarleton in 2006 following a successful career with the Springtown (Texas) Independent School ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Thursday, June 29, 2017
The Weatherford College Teacher Certification Program is now accepting applications for their fall 2017 course. The deadline to apply is Aug. 3. In the past academic year, 26 teacher candidates have completed their certification through teaching in 15 North Texas school districts. Applicants should note that new Texas Education Agency rules went into effect on Jan. 1, 2017, which now require ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Granbury ISD elementary schools will hold Kindergarten Roundup from 8:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. on Thursday, July 27, 2017, for parents to register their children for kindergarten or pre-kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year. Students must be at least five years old on or before September 1 in order to enroll in kindergarten. For pre-kindergarten, children must meet family income guidelines and ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Monday, June 12, 2017
Precision Racing and Atlas Racing, two of the F1 in Schools teams from Granbury High School team, placed first and second in the national competition on June 8-10, 2017, at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin. Students will traveling abroad to represent the United States in the world finals for the fourth time in five years. “The competition stretched over three days with students racing ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Thursday, June 08, 2017
Brent Baker was named Weatherford College interim president Wednesday afternoon in a unanimous vote of the WC Board of Trustees. Baker was hired as the director of college relations in 1997 and has served as the vice president of institutional advancement since 2006. He takes the position following Dr. Kevin Eaton who requested a transfer out of the presidency in May. “The WC Board of ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Thursday, June 08, 2017
Due to overwhelming interest in the lawn mower exchange program, the Clean Air Coalition Board Members have decided to extend the program deadline. Applications will now be accepted through June 30 th . The application is available at the Clean Air Coalition website, www.hoodcountycleanair.com . Participating dealers are Lowes and Home Depot. Under the program, applicants will receive a $200 ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community
Friday, June 02, 2017
Presentations of Rumors , Dracula and The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe highlight the fall lineup for the Theatre at Tarleton. Performances take place in the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center on the university’s Stephenville campus. The fall season opens Tuesday, Sept. 26, with the annual ULTRA Club Dinner Theatre. Festivities include a catered dinner for club members followed by the ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community
Friday, June 02, 2017
The Granbury Chamber of Commerce has named the Marine Corps Junior ROTC as the 2017 Grand Marshal of the Hometown Parade scheduled for Tuesday, July 4 th . The parade theme is “Great Nation, Bright Future.” This was another excellent year for the Granbury MCJROTC as they were designated a Naval Honor School in August which includes the honor to nominate candidates to the service ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Two prospective head coaches have been named finalists to lead Granbury High School athletic teams beginning in the 2017-18 school year. Their appointments are subject to approval by the Granbury ISD school board. Ashley Benson and Tim Brewer are the head coaching finalists for the softball and tennis programs respectively. The two could succeed departing coaches Erinn Jayjohn (softball) and ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
More than 500 hungry patrons attended the ninth annual Taste of Parker County last week and helped the Weatherford College Foundation raise approximately $20,000 to support the students of WC. “We can’t thank our vendors, sponsors and patrons enough for sticking with us last Thursday,” said Brent Baker, Executive Director of the Foundation. The event was postponed for a week due ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Monday, May 29, 2017
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on May 25th for the 10th anniversary of Baylor Surgicare in Granbury. Baylor Surgicare is a free standing Surgery Center that was built in 2007 and was owned by several physicians. Baylor took the facility over in 2009. They have several surgeons that operate out of the facility covering the following specialties: Gastroenterology, Ophthalmology, Oral and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Friday, May 26, 2017
The Granbury Chamber of Commerce has announced the theme for the 2017 Old Fashioned 4 th of July as “Great Nation, Bright Future.” This year’s three day celebration begins Sunday, July 2 nd and goes through Tuesday, July 4 th . The annual event brings throngs of visitors to town for the three-day event that features more than 100 arts & crafts and food vendors lining the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release

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