Glen Rose community news in brief

Glen Rose Reporter

GRISD to hold public meeting

Glen Rose ISD will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 18 at the GRISD admin building (1102 Stadium Drive) to discuss GRISD’s rating on the state’s financial accountability system.

Community briefs

Businesses, organizations needed for Heritage Park lighting

The Glen Rose Somervell County Convention and Visitors Bureau is getting ready to Light Up Heritage Park, and it is looking for a few businesses or organizations to sponsor buildings this year.

If you are interested in decorating, please contact Kelly Harris or Tiffany Hall at the CVB by calling (254) 897-3081.

Heritage Christmas Market set for Dec. 4

Paluxy Heritage Park will host the Heritage Christmas Market on Saturday, Dec. 4, from noon to 8 p.m.

Ring in the holiday season as you shop with vendors, visit with Santa at his workshop at the pavilion, take a carriage ride around Heritage Park and visit The Old Lanham Mills School House and The Telephone Building.

The park will also be decorated with beautiful decorations and lights for the month in December.

If you would like to be a vendor for the Christmas Market, please email

Merry & Bright parade set for Nov. 27

The city of Glen Rose and Somervell County will kick off the holiday season at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov 27, with the Merry & Bright Lighted Christmas Parade.

The parade will begin at Glen Rose High School and continue down Barnard Street to the Downtown Square and eventually finish at the United Methodist Church.

If you would like to have a float in the parade, please email Tiffany Hall at or stop by the Glen Rose Somervell County CVB office located at 100 NE Barnard Street to pick up a form.

Gypsy Heart Market scheduled for Nov. 12-14

More than 100 vendors will be at the largest shopping event of the season in Somervell County at the Gypsy Heart Market set for Nov. 12-14 at the Glen Rose Expo Center.

The first 100 shoppers will receive a free gift, and raffles and prizes will be given out every 30 minutes.

Tickets will be available for purchase at the door.

Sign-ups being taken for Big Chill golf tourney

Sign-ups are still be accepted for the Big Chill two-person scramble (blind flighted) golf tournament scheduled for Dec. 11 at Squaw Valley Golf Course. Registration runs through Dec. 6, and the first 60 teams are in. Cost is $250 per team but the team must bring two unwrapped toys, or $180 per team if they bring in a new bicycle.

Play will begin at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start.

For more information, contact Steve Heppler at, by calling 254-897-7956 or logging on to