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Local Sears ‘refreshed’ with focus on appliances

April 22, 2015
Local Sears ‘refreshed’ with focus on appliances

To meet changing customer needs and embrace a nationwide branding of “America’s Appliance Experts,” the Sears Hometown and Outlet Store in Granbury is being refreshed and will celebrate its grand reopening Thursday through Saturday.

The store refresh includes a new product assortment, redesigned merchandising, new fixtures and signage and comprehensive employee training, among other changes.

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Yes, I’d love to dance

April 22, 2015
Yes, I’d love to dance

Shall We Dance brought home numerous awards at the recent Alamo Star Ballroom Competition in San Antonio. From left: amateur Michelle Walters, professional Jay Hunter and amateur Cindy Buckholz were contestants. Together the Granbury trio brought home 10 first place awards, nine for second place and two for third.

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Officially open

April 22, 2015
Officially open

Balloons and barbecue were offered to guests at the recent opening celebration for Ophthalmology Associates, 3906 Highway 377, in the Luton Ranch hopping center. From left, Katie Finnerty, M.D., Taylor Strange, D.O. and Judy Myers, O.D. will be staffing the Granbury location. Prizes at the grand opening celebration included free lasik eye surgery, free Restylane treatment and free Xeomin treatments.

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Granbury veteran vies for store

March 21, 2015

A Granbury man is competing with other military veterans for the opportunity to own a 7-Eleven franchise – without the expense of a franchise fee.

Voting on Facebook runs through March 29.

Navy veteran Mark Anthony Page is the Granbury finalist in the store’s Operation: Take Command promotion.

As part of 7-Eleven’s contest to win a franchise, nine men and one woman have posted their “Why I Should Win Operation: Take Command” videos on 7-Eleven’s Facebook page.

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New United Cooperative building is energy efficient

March 21, 2015
New United Cooperative building is energy efficient

Staffers were working out of a mobile home for about a year, but the expanded facility was worth the wait.

Tuesday’s open house and dedication at the Hood County office for United Cooperative Services on Fall Creek Highway at Highway 377 drew a crowd of customers, employees and Granbury Chamber of Commerce members.

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Services come truckin’ to Granbury

March 21, 2015
Services come truckin’ to Granbury

Everything’s bigger in Texas, and that includes mobile clinics.

The Moncrief Cancer Institute’s Mobile Cancer Survivor Clinic was featured in conjunction with the Healthy Woman luncheon Tuesday at Granbury Resort Conference Center.

Starting in May, Moncrief’s 18-wheeler mobile clinic will be coming to Lake Granbury Medical Center twice a month.

“I like the idea of the truck,” Linda ElSaleh said when viewing the mobile facility Tuesday morning.

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Business Briefs

March 18, 2015

Here’s some happiness for shoe lovers. Another shoe shop is coming to town.

A new commercial permit was issued by the city of Granbury to R.J. Lander for a Famous Footwear shoe store to be located at 3736 Highway 377 E., $175,000.

Granbury issued 13 building permits in the month of February with a total value of $1,594,879.

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Business Briefs

March 18, 2015
Business Briefs

Hubnik

DR. HUBNIK OPENS PEARL DENTURES AND DENTAL CARE

Katherine E. Hubnik, D.D.S. recently opened her practice, Pearl Dentures and Dental Care at 915 W. Pearl St.

Although Dr. Hubnik has called Granbury home for the last 14 years, Odessa is her birth place. Following graduation from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1991, she put up her shingle in Big Lake for 12 years.

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February Health Inspection Scores

March 7, 2015

Food service health inspection scores are posted monthly by the city of Granbury.

Inspections occur about twice a year, not all businesses are inspected each month.

Each violation has a demerit value, and this is subtracted from 100 to give the inspection score.

Restaurants with a failing score of 59 or below are closed immediately and must be re-inspected before opening.

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Mud Soup

March 7, 2015
Mud Soup

Snow, rain and sleet make mushy conditions at the construction site for the new Mike Brown Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership on Highway 377 next to Mike Brown Ford. Mike Brown is reporting that most of the slab has been poured and the dealership should be complete for a July opening.

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