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Thu
18
Dec

County honors retiring officials, employee milestones, donors

Limestone County commissioners court’s Dec. 8 meeting began with a flurry of presentations in which two officials were honored for their years of service, county employees were recognized for reaching their own years of work and donors were thanked for providing needed funds.
 
Thu
18
Dec

Cannon retiring after long career of court reporting

Limestone County’s 77th District Court is about to lose court reporter Debbie Cannon to retirement at the end of December, and she has been reminiscing about how she started in the fi eld 43 years ago. Though originally from El Paso, she was living in California at age 19, working for the state welfare department earning minimum wage. Then she had a conversation that changed her life.
 
Thu
18
Dec

County approves creation of elections administrator

Limestone County commissioners voted at their Dec. 8 meeting to create a new county offi ce of elections administrator, which they had been planning for some time. The court also appointed a new member to the Old Fort Parker board, heard the Fairgrounds and Safety reports; and talked about how to get the railroad to move a train that has been blocking Groesbeck streets for about a week.
 
Thu
18
Dec

New Texas Historical Marker Identifies Kiln Site at Luminant’s Kosse Mine

Through Luminant’s commitment to preserving Texas’ rich history and sponsoring archeological investigations, a piece of Limestone County’s past – a long forgotten pottery kiln – is now unearthed and seared into history. The site was recently designated by the Texas Historical Commission with an official Texas Historical Marker.
 
Thu
11
Dec

High-speed rail may cut inside Limestone County

The high-speed rail line that is planned to be built between Dallas and Houston could actually cross into Limestone County, possibly impacting communities near the southeast edge of the county: Personville, Fair Oaks and East Lake Limestone.
 
Thu
11
Dec

Vandalism at Hawkins Park

Early last Friday morning, officer Scott Logan of the Groesbeck Police Department was making his rounds and discovered that vandals had visited Hawkins Park.
 
Thu
11
Dec

City Christmas tree is lit up!

A new tradition was started in Groesbeck last Thursday night, December 4, when the City of Groesbeck lighted the community’s Christmas tree in Hawkins Park. Groesbeck Mayor Ray O’Docharty presided. He stated, “We are starting a new tradition in Groesbeck with the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony.”
 
Thu
04
Dec

Groesbeck’s Study Club focuses on community

About a dozen or so Groesbeck women put together a group in 1949 that has been a consequential influence for good over the years and continues to be a positive infl uence in the city.
 
Thu
04
Dec

Reinder Run rakes in Toys

Once again, the Reindeer Run was a successful fundraiser for Santa’s Toy Bank. The event was held at Old Fort Parker. The Reindeer Run included a 5K Run and a One Mile Walk. The Reindeer Run had both a women’s division and a men’s division. Each division had seven age divisions.
 
Thu
04
Dec

Christmas season is upon us

BE IT REMEMBERED that on this the 19th of NOVEMBER A.D., 2014 there appeared in Open Court, the Grand Jury, a quorom being present, and presented into Open Court the following indictments, which were received by the Court and the Clerk ORDERED to issue proper service herein: The State of Texas Vs. James Otis Anderson, DWIFelony, $20,000 bond.
 

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