Lifestyles

Thu
18
Aug

Groesbeck ISD Announces Online Returning Student Registration System

Groesbeck ISD is excited to announce online Returning Student Registration for the upcoming school year. This process replaces the paper forms sent home at the beginning of each school year. Letters will be sent home with each returning student’s unique snapcode. The snapcode is like a key to your child’s Returning Student Registration.

 

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Thu
18
Aug

Sheriff to use forfeiture money to upgrade weapons, gear

Limestone County Sheriff Dennis Wilson has told county commissioners that he intends to use some of his forfeiture money to upgrade his armory. He estimated the amount in the fund to be around $30,000- $40,000 and proposes to spend about half of it. “What we’re in dire need of is we have got to have an upgrade of our tactical gear: bullet-proof vests and also our weapons as well,” Wilson said.

 

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Thu
11
Aug

Groesbeck school board has special meeting

The Board of Trustees of the Groesbeck Independent School District met in a special school board meeting on Thursday night, August 4, in the Board Room which is located on the campus of Groesbeck High School.

 

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Thu
11
Aug

Farmers State Bank Assign New Titles

The Board of Directors of the Farmers State Bank has recently assigned new titles to three veteran employees, All three of these employees work in the bank’s Groesbeck office. Jeri Penny, who has worked for the bank for nineteen years, was named senior vice-president; Debbie Hobbs, who has been with the bank for twelve years, was named a banking officer; and Laura Billingsly, who has been a bank employee for five years, was also named a banking officers.

 

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Thu
04
Aug

Long-time county employees recognized

Limestone County commissioners court has recognized county employees who have completed five and 10-year milestones in years of service and given them certificates of recognition. Those recognized included: For ten years – Tobi Edwards at the District Clerk’s office; Terry Howell at the Road and Bridge Department; and Robert McCullen and Mark Minchew at the jail.

 

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Thu
04
Aug

Local Educators Attend Texas State Convention

Over 1,000 key women educators attended The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International’s 87th Texas state convention June 23-25, 2016, at the Frisco Convention Center in Frisco, Texas. Local educators attending the convention were Dr. Anna Pat Alpert, incoming Tau President, Martha Kirgan, Virginia Riddle, Dr. Lisa Rogers and Alicia Smith. Awards and recognitions their chapter and members received included ASTEF Scholarship Double Honors, Leadership and Project Groundbreakers; Five Star Newsletter Communication Award; Exemplary Yearbook Early Bird Award, TSO Certified Chapter Website, and the PACE Award. Virginia Riddle was recognized as a Member in Print for her four articles, “A Smart Alternative”, “Reaching Every One”, Building the Future” and “Against All Odds”.

 

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Thu
28
Jul

Point Enterprise Bell Ringing

The historic Point Enterprise bell is rung Saturday, July 23, during a break at the annual ice cream supper. The ringing was the first time since it was replaced in front of the Clubhouse after being knocked down during an apparent burglary attempt in May. Shown here, front to back, are Bob Crider, of Point Enterprise, Paul Barker, of Wortham, and Boone Crider, also of Point Enterprise. 

 

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Thu
28
Jul

Lions Club District 2-X3 Cabinet Meeting held

The summer cabinet for Lions Club District 2X-3 was held in Groesbeck on last Friday and Saturday. The event was hosted by the Groesbeck Lions Club. Friday’s events included a past District Governor’s meeting and a social time for all Lions with this event being held at the Quality Inn in Groesbeck. 

 

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Thu
21
Jul

And the $100 goes to….

During the 4th of July celebration at Hawkins Park, Zavion K. Baker won a $100 prize from the Groesbeck Chamber of Commerce. This prize was associated with the Chamber’s effort to promote business among participating Groesbeck merchants during the month of June.

 

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Thu
21
Jul

Lions Club Hears fishing program

By Tom Hawkins

The Groesbeck Lions Club heard an interesting program on fly fishing at its meeting on July 13. Dale McDaniel was the speaker, and he was introduced by Kara McLelland, program chairman for the month.

 

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