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Cruz Around Granbury
42 minutes | Dec 10, 2020
In Protection of Children
The woman who came up with the idea for the AMBER Alert, Diana Simone, and longtime director of Missions Granbury's CASA program, Jean Cate, talk about how one person can change the lives of hundreds or even thousands of children.
42 minutes | Dec 3, 2020
De-stressing the Holidays
Learn some coping techniques for dealing with holiday stress like how to ask for help, how to say no and how to deal with that one miserable relative who can ruin your holiday. Dr. Bryan Duncan of New Leaf Services returns to help us navigate the ups and downs of the holidays this season.
26 minutes | Nov 18, 2020
A Place at the Table
James Brock, owner of Brock's Food and Drink restaurant (formerly Rib Shack) and good friend Bob Wherry, former owner of Rib Shack, fed about 750 people at their annual Thanksgiving dinner last year, and COVID-19 won't stop them from serving again, even though it has to be a drive-through meal this year. Musician Walt Wilkins joined the conversation, and he was kind enough to play a song! Listen to this group of friends talk about how and why they serve so many people on Thanksgiving. James Brock and volunteers will be doing drive-through service (as well as deliveries) on Thanksgiving at Brock’s Food and Drink restaurant at 4021 Acton Hwy. If you want to volunteer or would like a meal for delivery call 817-771-4961
36 minutes | Nov 11, 2020
Wake for Warriors: Veterans find healing through water sports
In this episode, guests Robb Moody and Carlos Figueroa tell us about how their participation in Wake for Warriors, changed their lives.
38 minutes | Nov 2, 2020
Coping with Anxiety
Stressed? (Who isn’t?) Psychologist and Lipan native Bryan Duncan of New Leaf Life Services explains how the practice of mindfulness can help us take our tension level down a notch or two.
47 minutes | Oct 22, 2020
Backstage with Granbury Theatre Company
Granbury Theatre Company president Micky Shearon and secretary Jeff Meador share how the Theatre was affected by COVID-19, discuss their plans for the future and reminisce about past shows in the latest Hood County News Podcast, Cruz Around Granbury. Listen to this episode to learn how the crew made it rain on stage at The Granbury Opera House during Singin' in the Rain, what the company did for their season ticket holders to make up for the loss of so many 2020 performances and how they hope to re-open safely.
44 minutes | Oct 14, 2020
Do you know your local ghosts? There is no shortage of ghosts that are said to haunt buildings on and around the historic Granbury square. In this episode, Larry Grass, former groundskeeper and co-owner of the Nutt House Hotel, shares his own paranormal experiences and those reported by hotel guests.
31 minutes | Oct 7, 2020
Voting in a Pandemic
How will the COVID-19 pandemic affect the 2020 November elections in Hood County? Who decides whether polling sites follow social distancing protocols or not? What is curbside voting? Outgoing Elections Administrator Crickett Miller answers all this and more in this episode of Cruz Around Granbury.
48 minutes | Sep 30, 2020
From Six Flags to Texas State Fair: Living the dream
In this episode, Kathy Cruz discusses the entertainment business with a man who spent his life immersed in it, Carey Risinger. Risinger started his career in "leisure feeding," at age 16 as a busser for Six Flags, and went on to run a blues bar, co-found Lemon Chill and Bob's Pickle Pops, and eventually become the senior vice president of the State Fair of Texas. Now he co-owns the Stringfellow-gilmartin house with his wife, and together they enjoy Granbury's charm.
32 minutes | Sep 1, 2020
From Grim Reaper to Carolina Reaper: Digger Hall Talks About His Pioneer Chile Co. and a Former Career as Undertaker to the Stars
Welcome to Cruz Around Granbury, where Hood County News reporter Kathy Cruz talks with some of the people who make Granbury and Hood County a great place to live. In this episode, Cruz interviews Pioneer Chile Company's Craig "Digger" Hall about his current career as the head of a specialty sauce and spice company and former career as an undertaker to the stars.
31 minutes | Sep 1, 2020
Crickett Miller Explains How COVID-19 Will Affect Voting
Welcome to Cruz Around Granbury, where Hood County News reporter Kathy Cruz talks with some of the people who make Granbury and Hood County a great place to live. In this episode, Cruz interviews elections administrator Crickett Miller about elections from an insider's point of view.
38 minutes | Sep 1, 2020
Tackling Anxiety with Dr. Bryan Duncan
Welcome to Cruz Around Granbury, where Hood County News reporter Kathy Cruz talks with some of the people who make Granbury and Hood County a great place to live. In this episode, Cruz interviews Dr. Bryan Duncan of New Leaf Services in Granbury about anxiety and how to get control of it.
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