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Thu
05
Mar

Sheriff’s Department welcomes new additions

The Sheriff would like to welcome two new additions to the sheriff’s office. Deputy Tommy Cox joins us as a reserve deputy after retiring from Farmers Branch Police Department. Deputy Robert Brown joins us as a deputy after a lengthy career with the Brazos River Authority. Picture Left to right. Captain Lee Cox, Deputy Tommy Cox, Deputy Robert Brown, Chief Deputy Murray Agnew, Sheriff Dennis Wilson.
 
Thu
05
Mar

Study Club Meets

The Groesbeck Study Club had its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 7pm at the Groesbeck Womans Club. Martha Longbotham introduced and headed up the program for the evening. Martha first reminded us that the Groesbeck Study Club originally put on the Follies in 1968 and quite a few after that until the Red Stocking Follies Council was implemented at a later date and there after produced the Follies until they disbanded after the 1996 production.
 
Thu
26
Feb

Groesbeck Car Wash named Business of the Year.

Groesbeck Car Wash named Business of the Year.
 
Thu
26
Feb

Littlejohn, Okashah to wed

Mary Littlejohn and Rebecca Okashah have announced plan to marry in May of this year. He is the sone of Robert and Susan Littlejohn and the grandson of the late Byron and Maxine Littlejohn and Grover and Maxine Rushing.
 
Thu
19
Feb

T. K. Presley speaks at Chamber meeting

T. K. Presley, the director of the Groesbeck Economic Development Corporation, was the speaker for the February general membership meeting which was held last Thursday, February 12, at 12 noon in the Club Room of the Groesbeck Convention Center. Sharon Fredriksson, Chamber president, presided, and opened the meeting with prayer and the pledges to the U. S. and Texas flags . 
 

 

Thu
19
Feb

LIMESTONE-FALLS SWCD Monthly Meeting

The Limestone-Falls Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Board held its regular monthly board meeting on Monday February 9, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. in the USDA Service Center, NRCS Offi ce in Groesbeck, TX. Directors present were: Claude L. Monk, Chairman from Tehuacana; J.B. Sackett, Vice Chairman from Groesbeck; John Schlemmer, Sec/Treas. From Kirk; Mike Meyer from Falls Co and Ronnie Sims from Personville. Others present were: Brian Bailey and Matt Beseda from NRCS and Ed Schwille from the SWCD.
 
Thu
12
Feb

The hostesses

The hostesses from left to right are Merlene Cox, Debbie Watson, Becky Ruen and Martha Longbotham.
 
Thu
05
Feb

Enge-Washington students learn about the Game Warden career

6th grade students at Enge-Washington Intermediate School participated in a presentation by Trent Marker, Limestone County Game Warden, on Thursday January 29, 2015. These students learned about the training, education, and responsibilities of a career as a Texas Game Warden as part of the Career Café program at EWIS    
 
Thu
29
Jan

Cynthia Ann Garden Club Meets for regular monthly meeting

The Cynthia Ann Garden Club met a the Woman’s Club for its regular monthly meeting on January 22, 2015 at 1:00 p.m.  The club was decorated in a Valentine motif highlighted by a large red heart on the door. The serving table was covered with a white damask cloth and centered with a fl ower arrangement of various colors and surrounded with two crystal candelabras containing red candles. 
 
Thu
22
Jan

TAU Chapter of the Delta Kappa Society International Celebrates 84 Years

Tau Chapter of the Delta Kappa Society International met January 10th at Gibbs Library to celebrate the chapter’s 84th birthday. Tau was organized on January 17, 1931 with the mission of promoting professional and personal growth and excellence in education of key women educators in the Freestone- Limestone Country area. Dr. Annie Webb Blanton, the fi rst Texas State Superintendent of Public Instruction and founder of Delta Kappa Gamma and Miss Mamie Sue Bastian, the fi rst Alpha State President, organized the Tau Chapter, which became one of the fi rst family members of Alpha State Texas. There were twelve women in attendance as the chapter was founded. Today the chapter has twenty active members, seven reserve members and one honorary member.
 

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