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Hodges named bank president at First National

July 25, 2015

James Hodges was promoted to president and chief executive officer at First National Bank of Granbury last month. He is assuming the office formerly held by John H. Luton.

Hodges has been at FNB since 1971 and is a graduate of Granbury High School and TCU.

Along with his wife, SuLin, they raised three children, are members of Acton Baptist Church and have served on numerous civic boards.

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Stage 4 water restriction relaxed in Laguna Vista

July 25, 2015

Laguna Vista residents were seething last Friday when signage was posted for a boil notice and stage 4 water restrictions at the subdivision entrance north of Granbury on Highway 51.

After suffering through low pressure and water outages in the past, residents feared the summer of 2015 was heading in the same direction.

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Business Briefs

July 25, 2015

FARMERS INSURANCE LISTS ANGELA RAINES WITH Champion AGENTS

Angela Raines of Granbury has been named a Championship Agent by Farmers Insurance for her outstanding achievement and customer-focused efforts.

“I want to congratulate Angela for her achievement,” said Roy Smith, president of personal lines for Farmers Insurance. “To be recognized as among Farmers top agents is a great honor and we sincerely appreciate all that Angela does for our customers and our organization.”

Raines’ selection was based on a number of criteria.

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Business Brief

July 18, 2015

GOVERNOR ABBOTT APPOINTS

GRANBURY NURSE TO BOARD

Kathy Leader-Horn of Granbury has been reappointed by Governor Greg Abbott to the Board of Nursing. Her term will expire Jan. 31, 2021.

Leader-Horn is a licensed vocational nurse and serves as school nurse for Parkway Elementary School in Crowley.

She is a member of the National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses and participates in the Healthy Kids School Lunch and Operation School Supplies programs.

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New leadership

July 18, 2015
New leadership

Citing the advantages of local ownership, Mike Brown said last week, “We are all three already part of the community.” Brown was speaking of the change of ownership at Harbor Lakes Golf Club. The new owners are pictured at an open house last week, standing from left: Kevin Floroplus and Toni Gibson, Peggy and Danny Hill, and seated are Mike and Belinda Brown.

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This will help Ruth’s Place

July 18, 2015
This will help Ruth’s Place

The Granbury Wine Walk committee annually contributes to local nonprofit organizations. Recently a $4,000 donation was made to Ruth’s Place. From left: Dr. Romeo Bachand of Ruth’s Place, Deborah Rollins and Larry Tiberia of the Wine Walk committee. The nonprofit Ruth’s Place is expanding to provide additional space to serve low income families with medical, dental and eye care.

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Donation will help Granbury VFD

July 18, 2015
Donation will help Granbury VFD

At ground breaking ceremonies last week, Exelon Power contributed to the Granbury Volunteer Fire Department. From left: Dan Haught of Exelon presents a $2,500 donation to Training Captain Matt Hohon of the Granbury VFD. Expansion is underway at the Exelon’s Wolf Hollow generating station in southeast Hood County.

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June Health Inspection Scores

July 18, 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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Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins opening Tuesday

July 11, 2015
Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins opening Tuesday

Dunkin’ Donuts, along with Baskin-Robbins, will celebrate the grand opening of its combination restaurant in Granbury Tuesday, July 14.

The Granbury location, 321 E. Highway 377, will be open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.

The restaurant is 2,500 square feet, employs approximately 40 crew members and seats 28 people.

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Business Briefs

July 11, 2015

DONATE CLOTHING AT BEALLS AND GET $10 COUPON

Bealls department store has launched its Community Counts Clothing Drive in Granbury. The program runs through July 21 at all locations of the Stage Stores company.

Customers are invited to make donations of new or gently used clothing through July 21 at the store.

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