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30
Oct

Cynthia Ann Garden Club: more than just gardening

Women in Groesbeck who enjoy gardening have a vibrantly active gardening group where they can develop their skills, befriend women with similar interests and work on projects that improve the city of Groesbeck. That group is the Cynthia Ann Garden Club. Most of its members, about 30 in all, have been gardening for years, but they welcome those who are new to the hobby and willingly share their expertise.
 
Thu
30
Oct

Resident’s gas line problem prompts change in procedure

City council tried to remedy a resident’s complaints at its Oct. 21 meeting concerning the city’s requiring approval by the city’s certifi ed gas inspector before gas is turned on, but they quickly realized they needed to consult an attorney first in case of a misstep.
 
Thu
30
Oct

Election Day is this Tuesday, November 4!

The 2014 general election will be held on this Tuesday, November 4, The polls will be open at 7 a.m. and will close at 7 p.m. Early voting by personal appearance will end on this Friday, October 31. Early voting is being conducted at the Limestone County Courthouse in Groesbeck and at the Limestone County Courthouse Annex in Mexia.
 
Thu
30
Oct

Ghouls, goblins, freaks and fairies

The Annual Fall Frolic hosted by the City of Groesbeck and the Haunted House events hosted by the Groesbeck Volunteer Fire Department were held this past Saturday at the city park and from the number of kids and adults dressed up and having a good time, it seems to have been a huge success.
 
Thu
23
Oct

Relay for Life a success in Limestone County

In the opening ceremonies of Limestone County’s Relay for Life, survivors and caregivers are honored as they walk the first lap. Residents of Groesbeck, Mexia and other nearby cities came together to raise funds for the American Cancer Society at Fort Parker State Park Saturday, Oct. 18, in a 12 hour-long marathon of activities.
 
Thu
23
Oct

Early voting for November 4th general election began Monday

Early voting by personal appearance for the November 4th general election began on Monday of this week and will end on Friday, October 31. Early voting locations in Limestone County will be a the Limestone County Courthouse, Room G-5, 200 W. State Street in Groesbeck and at the Limestone County Courthouse Annex -- Mexia, Courtroom, 205 S. McKinney, Mexia.
 
Thu
23
Oct

Zombies in the park this Saturday

The Groesbeck City Park is scheduled to be overrun this weekend with the living dead. Ghouls will be coming out of the woodworks to scare and delight the residents of Groesbeck during the 2nd Annual Panic at the Park 5K Zombie Run hosted by the Groesbeck Volunteer Fire Department.
 
Thu
16
Oct

GHS Theatre Department presents ALICE in WONDERLAND

The Groesbeck High School theatre department presented a very fine and enjoyable version of ALICE in WONDERLAND on Thursday and Saturday nights of last week in the GHS auditorium. Cody Moore is the theatre director, and he is in his first year of teaching at the Groesbeck High School. Prior to the performance Moore introduced himself to the community and welcomed one and all to the group’s performance of ALICE in WONDERLAND.
 
Thu
16
Oct

Groesbeck Fire & Police Department hold open houses in new homes

Members of the Groesbeck Volunteer Fire Department are standing in front of the new fire station along with two of its trucks. The above photograph was taken following last Saturday’s open house.
 
Thu
16
Oct

Rural Transit System a good deal and expanding

Limestone County’s rural transit system is working so well, it has taken on the responsibility of running Freestone County’s transit service. Residents, however, though they may see the white vans marked “Rural Transit System” on the side, often don’t realize the service is a viable option for them.
 

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