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Wednesday, June 06, 2018
The City is launching Phase I of the Wastewater Systems Improvement Project to ensure that Granbury’s wastewater system can meet the future wastewater treatment needs of the growing community. Every day, the City of Granbury’s Wastewater Treatment Plant (1800 Waters Edge Dr.) treats more than one million gallons of wastewater from domestic, industrial, and commercial use. As the number of homes ...read more
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Monday, June 04, 2018
Lake Granbury Medical Center is pleased to announce that David Orcutt has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, effective June 25, 2018. Orcutt returns to Lake Granbury Medical Center where he served as the CEO from 2006-2013. “LGMC is an excellent community hospital.  It will be a privilege to again work with and support the medical staff, employees and volunteers at LGMC.  My family ...read more
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Monday, June 04, 2018
In order to provide drinking water for the community and meet the future needs of Granbury’s growing population, the City of Granbury is progressing into the second phase of upgrades for the City of Granbury Surface Water Treatment Plant. At the May 15 Granbury City Council meeting, City Council approved the Engineering Services Agreement with Enprotec/Hibbs & Todd, Inc. to proceed with Phase ...read more
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Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Hundreds of hungry patrons attended the 10th annual Taste of Parker County last week to help raise funds for the Weatherford College Foundation while sampling some of the best eats and drinks local restaurants and caterers have to offer. This year’s event was held at Heritage Park, a larger location that will provide the annual fundraiser additional room to grow. “The new location worked out ...read more
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
For the third straight summer, Tarleton State University’s W.K. Gordon Center for the Industrial History of Texas is participating in the Blue Star Museum program, offering free admission to active and retired military members and their families.   The program kicks off Saturday, May 26, the first day of the Memorial Day weekend, and runs through Labor Day.   Blue Star Museums is a ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Monday, May 21, 2018
The 14th annual American Astronautical Society (AAS) CanSat Competition returns to Tarleton State University June 8 through 10, with more than 40 college and university teams from around the world vying for top honors. Teams from the U.S., Canada, Mexico, India, Iran, Turkey, Poland and the United Kingdom will compete to launch a space probe into the sky. Each probe will carry a large hen’s ...read more
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Monday, May 21, 2018
The Granbury Chamber of Commerce hosted the May luncheon with guest speaker Todd Gibson of the Granbury High School CTE program. Mr. Gibson brought with him members of the F1 in Schools program representing students from the STEM challenge program. This program is the only global multi-disciplinary challenge in which teams of students aged 9 to 19 deploy CAD/CAM software to collaborate, design, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Acton Middle School sixth grader Braeden Whitton was honored by the Granbury Chamber of Commerce on May 17, 2018, for designing the winning entry in the chamber-sponsored Fourth of July celebration’s t-shirt competition.   Making the presentation on behalf of the chamber was marketing and events director Kim Vezo, who spearheads the annual event to be held July 3-4 this year.   The parade ...read more
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Monday, May 14, 2018
Dr. Kim McCuistion has been named chief of staff to Tarleton State University President F. Dominic Dottavio, effective Aug. 1. She succeeds Dr. Tod A. Farmer, who has been chosen president of Weatherford College.   McCuistion was among the top finalists in Tarleton’s search for a chief of staff last summer.   She is director of animal nutrition for the United Sorghum Checkoff Program, ...read more
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Thursday, May 10, 2018
Dr. Daniel O’Meara will join the Weatherford College family this summer as the newest dean of the Wise County campus. Originally from Venezuela, O’Meara grew up in a multi-cultural, multi-lingual home that he said instilled a high level of creativity, communication skills and cultural competency that will aid him in his role at WCWC. O’Meara is also a community college product, having ...read more
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Thursday, May 10, 2018
To lead into National Police Week, the Granbury Police Department and Friends of Memorial Lane are hosting a Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony Saturday, May 12 at 10 a.m. The ceremony will take place at the Law Enforcement Monument at Memorial Lane (561 N Travis St.). The ceremony will honor fallen officers and bring together members of the local law enforcement that serve our community. All ...read more
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Thursday, May 10, 2018
Registration is open for several Granbury ISD summer camps to be held in June, July, and August 2018.   Athletic camps are scheduled throughout the summer at Granbury High School and open to boys and girls in various incoming grade levels:   Baseball Camps (June 4-7):  grades K-4 at 8:00-10:00 A.M., grades 5-8 at 10:30 A.M. -12:30 P.M. Boys Basketball Camp (June 25-28):  grades 3-9 at 9:00 ...read more
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Monday, May 07, 2018
Thanks to the generosity of the Lake Granbury Area Beautification Council, what were once plots of dirt are now beautifully landscaped areas surrounding the lights at the intersection of Business US 377 and Loop 567 near downtown Granbury. The Lake Granbury Area Beautification Council, which is an organization that promotes a cleaner and more beautiful Granbury through local fundraising ...read more
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Wednesday, May 02, 2018
The North Texas Commission has hired Chris Wallace, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Texas Association of Business, to be its next President and CEO. Wallace succeeds James D. Spaniolo, who late last year announced his intent to retire. “Chris joining the North Texas Commission is a major step forward for our new North Texas Advocacy Coalition,” said Chuck Allen, Chairman of the ...read more
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Friday, April 27, 2018
Students at Tarleton State University now can earn an affordable bachelor’s degree that awards credit for past vocational training and coursework.   The Texas Affordable Baccalaureate program allows working and nontraditional students to quickly complete their studies and graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Science (B.S.A.S.). Students can earn concentrations in business or ...read more
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Thursday, April 26, 2018
For its 10th edition, Taste of Parker County will take place at a new location this year. In partnership with the City of Weatherford, the Weatherford College Foundation will host the food-tasting event at Heritage Park on Thursday, May 17, from 5 to 8 p.m. “We’re looking forward to partnering with the City of Weatherford to bring this fun event to the middle of town,” said Bob Glenn, WC ...read more
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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
The Weatherford College Phi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa attended Catalyst, the two-year college honor society’s annual convention this past weekend, where they were recognized as one of the top 100 chapters out of nearly 1,300 chapters worldwide, ranking them among the top eight percent of the entire society. Phi Chapter is the oldest chapter in Texas and was proud to send five students and two ...read more
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