Lifestyles

Thu
18
Dec

Annual Christmas at the Fort draws big crowds

The 27th annual Christmas at the Fort once again drew large crowds. Christmas at the Fort was held on last Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Last Thursday and Friday were school days with some 2,300 students from local school districts as well as school districts from all over Central Texas in attendance.
 
Thu
11
Dec

“A Return to Bethlehem” to be presented Dec. 14 & 17

Once again, the First United Methodist Church of Groesbeck will sponsor “A Return to Bethlehem.” “A Return to Bethlehem” is a living nativity program held for two nights in December. The dates for this year’s production will be Sunday night, December 14, from 5 to 7 p.m. and on Wednesday night, December 17, from 6 to 8 p.m.
 
Thu
11
Dec

Kids enjoy Breakfast with Santa

Children in Groesbeck and points south of the city got a glimpse of Santa Saturday morning at West Lake Limestone Volunteer Fire Department’s Breakfast with Santa event. About 220 children and adults attended the breakfast, including 18 of the department’s 26 volunteers.
 
Thu
04
Dec

Ex-Students Association reports memorial donations

The Groesbeck Ex-Students Association reports several memorial donations to the Groesbeck Ex-Students Scholarship Fund. Numerous donations have been given in memory of Randy Roach including donations from John and Carol Jenkins, Tom Hawkins, the GHS Class of 1958, Welton and Pauline Walker, Randy and Carol Bostain, Debbie Watson, Karmen Hoffpauir, Lori Moore, and Peggy Beck.
 
Thu
04
Dec

Thanksgiving Day Trail Ride (Pre-Ride) Photos

Horseback riders accompanying a trail ride heading south on Hwy. 14 on Monday, Nov. 25, seem to enjoy each other’s company as they pass trees whose leaves have been brightened by the changing season.
 
Wed
26
Nov

Local Food for Families Drive collects 38,141 lbs. for Fishes & Loaves Food Pantry

Last Friday, November 21, was a very rainy day for the Groesbeck area, but it was a very productive day for the Fishes & Loaves Food Pantry of Groesbeck. The local Food for Families Drive collected a grand total of 38,141 pounds of nonperishable food items with this great collection going to Fishes & Loaves Food Pantry. Of course, Fishes & Loaves provides assistance to those in need in Groesbeck and southern Limestone County.
 
Thu
20
Nov

Groesbeck Study club has meeting

The Groesbeck Study Club had its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at the Groesbeck Womans Club at 7pm. President, Shirley Richardson opened the meeting and Barbara Walker gave the devotional. Teach me Your ways, O Lord….Psalms 86:11. She told us “a whole heart is a reverent one turned to God “and ended with the statement “Pray for a united heart “and a prayer.
 
Thu
13
Nov

Cynthia Ann Garden club presents Yard of the Month; Civic Pride

The Cynthia Ann Garden Club announced their Yard of the Month and Civic Pride Award this past week. Yard of the Month (left) was presented to Chantay Dunn at 902 Henderson, Groesbeck. Civic Pride Award (bottom) was presented Donna’s Hair Shack at 107 S. Railroad, Groesbeck. Congratulations to this month’s winners.
 
Thu
06
Nov

We made a mistake!

In the November 6, 2014 issue in the Courthouse news the divorce case of Emonty Means vs. Dawn Gaydn was incorrect. It is a civil case dealing with child support. We apologize for our mistake.

Thu
06
Nov

County, Groesbeck at odds on recycling center’s new hours

Limestone County commissioners renewed the county’s $6,000 contract with Groesbeck’s recycling center, but not until they had hashed out problems that had arisen because of the center’s new limited hours and days of operation. The cutback initially had County Maintenance Supervisor Sam Callis recommending the county quit using the facility altogether, though the court had already approved spending the money during budget talks in September.
 

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