Lifestyles

Wed
24
Aug

Beat the Heat Fan Drive

 

Citizens are being asked to donate fans to be distributed to local seniors in an effort to provide some relief from the heat.

Donations should be dropped off at the following locations by September 2nd. Limestone Medical Center, Groesbeck Senior Center, Groesbeck LTC, Mexia LTC, Parkview Regional Hospital and Teague Nursing and Rehabilitation.

Wed
24
Aug

COURTHOUSE NEWS

 

COUNTY CLERK

MARRIAGE LICENSES

The following marriage licenses have been issued in the County Clerk’s Office since the last report:

Blake Andrew Hutson and Morgan Breanen Srader

Jan Keith Harrison and Eunice Mechelle Harrison

Mario Alberto Galvan and Monica Gonzalez

DISTRICT COURT

The following civil cases have been filed in the District Court’s office since the last report:

Joseph Webster, IV vs. Lisa Robinson – Divorce

Jorge Luis Candanoza, Jr. vs. Alma Patricia Hernandez

Linda Bane vs. American National Insurance Company, Toyota Motor Credit Corp. – Contract: Other

Laquitha Evans, Shuvon Henderson vs. Lucio Mora Davila, Maria Molina – Injury/Damage: Other Injury or Damage

Jeffrey Rettig, DO vs. Aetna Health, Ins. – Contract: Other

Wortham Frank Briscoe vs. Rosemary Briscoe, Emory Allen Briscoe, Francis Neal Miller – Real Property: Other

Wed
24
Aug

No Wiggle Room in “Must”

 

By Clifton Fox, Church of Christ

 

When I was a child, my mom often gave me instructions that included the word “must.” For example: You “must” eat your vegetables before you can have dessert. Or she would say, You “must” do your chores before you can go outside to play.  I knew precisely what she meant by the word “must.” There was no wiggle room. I had to do exactly what she said, the way she said to do it…or else.

Jesus himself addressed the correct way true worshippers “must” worship God (Jn 4:23-24). He said “True worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him. God is spirit, and those who worship him Must worship in spirit and truth.”

Some say, “It’s OK to NOT worship exactly the way God says in the New Testament. Jesus didn’t think so. Here is God’s assessment of worshippers with such a poor attitude:

Wed
24
Aug

Catholic Corner: The Resurrection of Our Bodies

By St.Mary's Catholic Church

Most cultures and religions have despaired of saving the bodies and concentrate on the durability of the souls. But the Catholic Church is different. We definitely believe in the immorality of the soul. But we also affirm the resurrection of the body. Catholicism is interested in the sanctity of the deceased body. But the real bodily focus of our faith is on the transformation of our old dead bodies into new bodies resurrected in Christ on the Last Day.                                   

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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