Christian Women’s Job Corps (CWJC) is seeking nominations for the 2013 Opal Durant Granbury Woman of the Year Award. The winner will be presented at CWJC’s annual charitable fundraiser Rendezvous in the Bahamas on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 at Granbury Resort Conference Center.
To request a nomination form, send an e-mail to: email@example.com or download a form at: www.cwjcgranbury.org. Email completed entries to: firstname.lastname@example.org or mail them to: Woman of the Year, c/o Phyllis Webster, 2400 Wren Meadow Ct., Granbury, TX 76049.… Read the rest
Sales tax revenue was on the upswing in cities across the state. Granbury was a different story.
Numbers from State Comptroller Susan Combs’ office show the city was 17 percent below sales tax receipts for the same period last year.
City Manager Wayne McKethan was not available by press time to comment on the situation.
Across the state, sales tax revenue in July was $2.2 billion, up 7.3 percent compared to July 2012.… Read the rest
LaDonna Lecoq described her life as, “full of doubt and low in self-confidence” before coming to Christian Women’s Job Corps (CWJC) of Granbury. She came to CWJC seeking basic computer and job-readiness skills and to be with Christian women in a Christian environment.
“Being at CWJC was a wonderful experience where I was surrounded by Christians who were a living testimony of God’s grace and greatness,” Lecoq said.… Read the rest
FIRST FINANCIAL BANK, N.A. ANNOUNCES NEW DIRECTOR
Doug Montgomery has been elected to the First Financial Bank, Stephenville Region board. The announcement was made by Ron Mullins, First Financial Bank, Stephenville Region President and CEO.
“We are very pleased and excited that Doug will join our Bank’s board of directors. He brings a great deal of knowledge and expertise to our bank as a local business and community leader,” said Mullins.… Read the rest
An $848,000 permit for an addition at Jerry Durant Toyota, 5100 E. Highway 377, led the list of building permits issued in Granbury for the month of June.
The city recorded $4,134,514 in building permits during June. There were 14 projects carrying a value in the six digits.
Other permissions granted include:
Boggs & Whitecotton, 1211 Prestwick Court, new residential, $260,190.… Read the rest
Through June of this year, the median sales price for a home in Hood County was $165,000. That’s an increase from the 2012 median sales price of $160,000.
The latest statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau show homes across the nation were selling for less than the median price in Hood County.
Hood County homes sold for a median price of $162,000 in 2011, an increase of almost 5 percent from the previous year, according to figures from the Granbury Association of Realtors.… Read the rest
Thomas Myers Auto
welcomes Dennis Eads
Dennis Eads, ASE master certified technician, has joined the family at Thomas Myers Automotive.
Thomas and Rebecca Myers made the announcement, noting that Eads has 34 years in the automotive industry. He is trained in Ford, Chrysler and Jeep engines.
Eads and his family call Granbury home and he is excited to remain here among family and friends, Myers noted.… Read the rest
Aquifer recharge strategies could maximize water resources, according to Andrew Stone, executive director for the American Ground Water Trust (AGWT). The organization claims that a process known as aquifer storage recovery (ASR) is a cost effective solution for water needs.
Mike Massey, president of the Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District (UTGCD), said he’s heard of systems working to enhance the re-charge of an aquifer, but has no direct contact with anyone who is injecting water into an underground storage facility such as a depleted aquifer.… Read the rest
is hosting seven events during the month of July.
July 4, city employees fireworks display (150).
July 13, Weaver/Oglesby wedding and reception (250).
July 16, Texas Association of Venues and Facilities site visit (80).
July 17-18, City of Granbury budget retreat.
July 20, Dix wedding reception (250). … Read the rest
KPartners Hospitality Group, of San Antonio, recently opened the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 1515 N. Plaza Drive in Granbury. After purchasing the former Baymont Inn & Suites, “a total interior remodel was completed to bring the hotel to the high standards of the latest Holiday Inn Express & Suites prototype,” according to spokesman Rick Hudson. … Read the rest