News from the Glen Rose community at a glance

Stephenson receives a scholarship from the Marks Foundation

Glen Rose senior Abby Stephenson was awarded a $ 4,000 scholarship from the Dr. Roger E. Marks Healthcare Foundation by Angie Robertson, board member of the Marks Foundation, earlier this month.

Stephenson plans to attend Lipscomb University in Nashville, where she will study medicine.

The flag removal ceremony is Tuesday

Boy Scout Troop 725 and American Legion Oliver Wendell Buzan, Post 0462, will hold a flag removal ceremony at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 2261 CR 1001 in Glen Rose.

The event is free to the public.

Registration for GRISD summer sports camps

Registrations are now being accepted for the Glen Rose ISD Summer Sports Camps.

There are camps available for football (Grades 1-6); football (7th-9th); volleyball; basketball for boys and girls; tennis; and softball.

Camps start June 2 (soccer, grades 1-6, volleyball and women’s basketball), and all camps cost $ 60, except for tennis, which is $ 30.

Links for all camps are available at

Lifeguards needed at Glen Lake Camp & Retreat Center

Glen Lake Camp and Retreat Center has openings for lifeguards, and it would be ideal for a high school or college student (16 or older).

For more information, call or email Program Director Patrick Turkett at [email protected] or call (254) 897-2247. Those interested can also find more information at

Texas A&M AgriLife hosts summer camps

The Texas A&M AgriLife extension office will host a leadership camp (June 16), a Clover Club children’s camp (July 26) and a photography camp (August 9) during the summer vacation.

For more information on each camp, contact Janna Reynolds at [email protected] or call (254) 897-2809.

Read Southall Band To Play Glen Rose

The Dr. Roger E. Marks Healthcare Foundation hosts the Read Southall Band with Cody Canada and The Departed on Friday, July 23 at 8 p.m. at the Texas Amphitheater.

Tickets are on sale now at, and they range from $ 32.50 to $ 37.50.

For more information, contact Lisa Andersen at GRMC at (254) 897-2215 ext. 441

The summer reading program starts June 3

Glen Rose Intermediate School and Glen Rose Elementary Libraries will launch the Cool Reads Summer Reading Program on June 3 from 9 a.m. to noon with a kayaking and water safety event co-hosted with Dinosaur Valley State at Heritage Park.

You can pick up a free book, indulge yourself, and kayak on the Paluxy River.

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