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Ice bucket challenge

September 13, 2014
Ice bucket challenge

The staff of Granbury Villa Nursing and Rehab recently fulfilled its obligation in supporting the ALS Challenge raising $243. Granbury Villa is challenging all nursing homes in Hood County to participate in ALS fundraiser.

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Energy future keynote topic

September 13, 2014

As director of the TCU Energy Institute, Ken Morgan knows a thing or two about energy.

He will share some of his knowledge at the 10th Annual Economic Outlook Conference on Wednesday. Morgan will speak on “Our Energy Future: Buyer or Seller?”

Morgan has lectured extensively throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia and the Middle East about resource mapping, energy technology and emerging natural gas markets.

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$4,646 IN SCHOOL SUPPLIES

September 13, 2014

$4,646 IN SCHOOL SUPPLIES

COLLECTED AT KROGER

Hundreds of students received free school supplies to start the year off right thanks to the efforts of Kroger and its customers. The program kicked off July 31 and ended Aug. 18. During Kroger’s Stuff the School Bus drive, school supplies valued at $4,646 were collected for Granbury students.

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About town

September 6, 2014
About town

The Rotary Club recently welcomed City Manager Wayne McKethan and City Finance Director Eva Gregory as guest speakers. The presentation included an update on Granbury’s record-high sales tax collections over the past three years and the continued lowering of city tax rates. The Rotary Club meets each Thursday at noon at Harbor Lakes Golf Club.

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Taylor Bennett takes the prize

September 6, 2014
Taylor Bennett takes the prize

Executive Director Valerie White (left) and Community Relations Director Kathy Martin of Quail Park Retirement Village of Granbury present a check to Taylor Bennett. Bennett won two airline tickets and a two-night stay at any hotel in the United States. Taylor won the prize in a raffle held at Quail Park’s open house.

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Pecan Foods donates $1,650 to Pecan VFD/EMS

September 6, 2014
Pecan Foods donates $1,650 to Pecan VFD/EMS

Pecan Foods salutes the Pecan Plantation Volunteer Fire Department and EMS. Pecan Foods and its parent company, Brookshire Brothers, presented the PPVFD/EMS with a check for $1,650. Pictured from left to right are: Rene Garrett; Sandra Winfield, RN; Pecan Foods Store Director Chuck Naughton; Assistant Store Directors Shirley Sanders and Larry Cook; and Pecan Plantation Fire Chief Dave Raffa.

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Business Briefs

September 6, 2014

DR. SADIQ ACCEPTING PATIENTS AT NEW SLEEP CENTER

Rubia Sadiq, MD, recently opened her new clinic, Benbrook Medical and Sleep Center.

The clinic is located at 320 Mercedes St. in Benbrook.

Dr. Sadiq, formerly of Lake Granbury Medical Center, is accepting existing and new patients at Benbrook Medical and Sleep Center.

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August Health inspection scores

September 6, 2014

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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Patients will be contacted regarding data breach

August 23, 2014

A special telephone line has been established by (LGMC) and Lakeside Physicians group to handle questions regarding the criminal cyber attack reported earlier this week. The local contact number is 817-579-2888 for those with concerns.

“Though we have no reason to believe that this data would ever be used, all affected patients are being notified by letter and offered free identity theft protection,” said spokeswoman Dixie Lee Hedgecock of Lake Granbury Medical Center.

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In support of Happy Hill

August 23, 2014
In support of Happy Hill

Brookshire Grocery Co. (BGC) recently presented a $5,000 donation to Happy Hill Farm south of Granbury. The donation represents funds raised through the 26th annual BGC benefit golf tournament in Tyler. Some 600 golfers participated and funds are being distributed to 50 children’s programs and charities. From left: Greg Robinson, vice president – district manager for Corsicana-area Brookshire’s stores; Ed Shipman, founder of Happy Hill Farm; Kris Garrison, store director at Brookshire’s in Granbury; and Rebecca Sanders, director – public relations for Brookshire Grocery Co.

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