Stephanie Gail Walker Hatton, age 51, passed away on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at Baylor All Saints Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. She was a beloved resident of Granbury, Texas. She was born in Wichita Falls on August 31, 1968 to Norman Elvin Walker and Judy Gail Black Walker.
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A plaque denoting Granbury as the “Best Historic Small Town in America” was unveiled on the square Friday as voting for this year’s USA Today contest was underway.
The early heat we have been having is changing the summer fishing patterns a little early this year.
Rooster’s is flying the coop.
Treasures will be bought and sold today on garage sale day in our community!
Harold Branson married Mona Compton on June 23, 1950 in Weatherford and have lived the majority of their married life in Lipan. They have traveled extensively, even to Alaska and have never flown on an airplane. Their business ventures have included roofing, farming, ranching and banking. They have been equal partners through it all. Harold and Mona have three children, five grandchildren and 14 greatgrandchildren. Their entire family resides in Lipan.
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Why should Father’s Day gifts center around backyard grilling, autos or sports?
The Brazos River Authority has installed new markers on Lake Granbury to identify an existing stump field near a highly traveled part of the lake.
There was a rumor going around this week that the chamber’s July 4th Fireworks Spectacular had been blown up because the chamber was being denied its usual launch site near the lake.
With a slew of events canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, it looked for a while as if COVID-19 might kill Granbury’s tourism industry.
Around the nation, Confederate statues are swiftly being removed from their pedestals, sparking heated debates about whether this is necessary progress or the erasure of history.
The Brazos River Authority (BRA), in coordination with Carter BloodCare, will hold a blood donation drive from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. next Friday (June 26) at 4552 Mambrino Hwy.
A plaque denoting Granbury as the "Best Historic Small Town in America," an honor won through an online voting contest last year sponsored by USA Today, will be unveiled on the square at 9 a.m.
Congressman Mike Conaway (R-Midland) will be in Granbury Friday evening supporting Palo Pinto County veterinarian Dr. Glenn Rogers for the House District 60 seat.
The Commissioners Court is offering $3,000 grants to local small businesses that were forced to fully or partially shut down due to COVID-19. The money comes from the federal CARES Act.
Dollar General opened this week in Cresson.
Joshua Bates and Berri Harris met at the Granbury Opera House when rehearsing for “Legally Blonde” that opened Friday. He’s from California; she’s from Texas. Ironically, he attends Baylor, and she attends Southern Cal.They both study musical theatre and got parts in “Blonde” after auditioning over Zoom. Bates plays Warner Huntington Ill, and she plays Elle Woods.”We have loved spending the summer together,” Bates said after the two enjoyed lunch Friday at Grumps Burgers. ROGER ENLOW
State sales tax revenue totaled $2.61 billion in May. That’s 13 percent less than May 2019.
You can ooh and aah over a 1934 Ford Indy Racer Bohnalite Special and 149 other vintage cars on Sunday, Aug. 23 when the 2020 Hemmings Motor News Great Race rolls into town.
Midwestern State University recognized honor students for the spring semester.
Two peaceful, safe protests on the square with fantastic protection, thanks to our county and city law enforcement!
Wellington State Bank awarded a $2,000 scholarship to 2020 Granbury High School graduate Edith Espinoza who will be attending the business school at Tarleton State University this fall. Pictured with her are (from left) Stephanie Lynn, Wellington assistant vice president and operations manager; Mark Jackson, Wellington senior vice president and branch president; and Espinoza’s high school teacher Kylee Peterson. COURTESY