GRANBURY A.D. EARNS
Granbury athletic director Dwight Butler recently received master certification from the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrator Association. It is the highest certification bestowed by the organization, with only a few hundred administrators throughout the nation reaching this level.
Butler has overseen GISD athletics and community education since 2005. He previously worked as A.D. and head football coach at Big Spring, along with stints in New Mexico, Monahans, Abilene Cooper and Levelland.… Read the rest
The Lipan Indians wrapped up what is believed to have been the school’s most successful baseball season ever Saturday, dropping a best-of-three Class A playoff series to Chico in Jacksboro.
The Dragons won the first game on Friday, 12-2. The Indians bounced back to level the series with an 11-10 victory Saturday. In the deciding game, also Saturday, the teams were tied 6-6 going into the bottom of the fifth when the Dragons scored 10 runs.… Read the rest
A public meeting to get input on the design for the city’s new skatepark will be held next week at the Granbury Resort Conference Center on East Pearl Street.
The meeting will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 16.
Granbury city officials are working with New Line Skateparks to begin work this summer on the new attraction, which will be located off Crossland Street, near the soccer fields and not far from the Law Enforcement Center (LEC).… Read the rest
The North Central Texas Academy Pioneers finished third in the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools Class A State Golf Tournament.
The Pioneers posted an 818 (411-407) over two days on the Cottonwood Creek course in Waco. Lubbock Southcrest won with a 775 (391-384), followed by Wichita Falls Notre Dame at 788 (393-395). … Read the rest
Enjoy baked goodies while shopping Saturday at the annual Granbury High School Project Graduation garage and bake sale.
It’s from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Acton Tabernacle.
“We have tons of clothes and books, household items, appliances and just about anything else you could want,” said spokeswoman Pam Wallace.… Read the rest
Competing at state is an honor every high school athlete dreams of, but few get to experience. Seven Granbury athletes experienced that thrill last week in Austin.
In 4A tennis, the girls doubles team of Kate Bramlett and Elizabeth Morton became the first players from GHS to reach state since Betty Degan won the 2A singles title in 1962. … Read the rest
Saturday is Election Day to fill three spots on the board of the Acton Municipal Utility District (AMUD).
Early voting ended at 5 p.m. last night.
Three polling locations will be serving AMUD voting precincts 3, 10, 11, 13, 14 and 16.
The polling locations are:
Lakeside Baptist Church, 500 W. Bluebonnet Dr. (Precincts 3 and 11); … Read the rest
Two Granbury High teachers, Tammy Clark and Victor Sauceda, will be starting next school year as assistant principals.
Clark will continue to serve as head coach of the volleyball team.
Sauceda currently serves as the high school’s at-risk facilitator. The two will replace Roger Arbabi and Connie Barnett.… Read the rest
The country knows all too well that guns have already been on college and university campuses.
Soon, they may be in the hands of the good guys.
On Monday, the Texas House passed HB 972 – the “campus carry” bill filed by Rep. Allen Fletcher (R-Cypress), a former Houston police officer. It is a companion bill to SB 182, filed by state Sen.… Read the rest