News

Thu
28
May

Swimming pool to open June 16th

The city of Groesbeck Swimming Pool will open on June 16 and will remain open through August 9. The city’s swimming pool is located in Groesbeck’s city park. Courtney Baize is the manager of the swimming pool this 
 
Thu
28
May

More weather woes across Limestone County

For a while Monday afternoon there was so much weather going on, it was hard to keep up. Rain, rain and more rain poured through the area, dumping another three inches of water on already saturated ground causing widespread fl ooding and road closures.
 
Thu
28
May

Impressive Memorial Day program held on Monday

A very impressive Memorial Day program was conducted at the Limestone County Courthouse on Monday, Memorial Day. Due to wet grounds the program was held on the back side of the Courthouse rather than at the usual
location which is beside the Limestone County Veterans’ monument. 
 
Wed
27
May

Public Service Announcement

Special meeting for Low Income Subsidy Opportunity to save money on subscriptions Tuesday, June 2, 205 at 11:30 am at Groesbeck Senior Center, 510 West State Street Groesbeck,Texas 76642.

Opportunity for Enrollment to save money on prescriptions. If you qualify, you will not pay a monthly premium; prescriptions for generic $2.65 and brand names $6.60. Please bring your Medicare Card, proof of income. Low income Subsidy through Social Security- Income for a single person cannot be more than $17,655, and for a couple $23, 89. Assets cannot be more than $13,640 for an individual and $27, 250 for a couple. Medicare Savings Program pays for Medicare Part B $104.90. Individual cannot have more than $1,345 and a couple no more than $1,813. Resources for a single person $7,280 and a couple $10,930.

For more information please contact: Jan M. Enders, c/o HOTCOG (254) 292-1843.

Thu
21
May

Limestone/Groesbeck on Alert after shootings

Limestone County residents are being asked to be on the alert for suspicious activity in light of a shootout Sunday in Waco between biker gangs in which nine were killed, more than a dozen wounded and 171 arrested. The incident took place about 12:15 p.m. May 17 in the parking lot of the Twin Peaks restaurant on I-35 just north of Loop 340 on the south side of Waco. 
 
Thu
21
May

FM 27 washout: closed for repairs

A section of FM 27 between Wortham and Coolidge has been closed until it can be repaired after heavy rains washed out a culvert beneath it. The washout is one half mile west of FM 1394. Texas Department of Transportation announced the
temporary closure May 13 after the damage was discovered. 
 
Thu
21
May

Fallen law officers remembered in ceremony

Groesbeck Police Chief Chris Henson, at right, and his police officers salute those Limestone County peace officers who have died in the line of duty. The gesture was part of the Peace Offi cers Memorial Friday, May 15, at the courthouse. Continuing to the left from Henson, are officers John Blanco, Josh Bell, Scott Logan, Daniel Pantalici, Autumn Cox, Brad Martin and Tyrell Hobbs. Not pictured is Officer Randall Dobson.
 
Thu
14
May

Opponents trying to stop high-speed rail plan

While high-speed rail proponents are mustering support for a railway between Dallas and Houston, opponents are working to stop it, saying the project would be bad for every county it goes through and for the state as a whole. Kyle Workman, of Jewett, president of Texans Against High Speed Rail, spoke to the Rotary Club of Mexia recently on what his group is doing to stop the Dallasto- Houston project. Texans Against HSR was started by residents in Leon, Grimes  and Montgomery counties who combined their efforts to create a unifi ed message and realize strength through numbers. 

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Thu
14
May

Fiddle Fest takes the stage

Fiddler Tom Fonville gave the audience a taste of smooth sounding strings Saturday at the Groesbeck Fiddler’s Contest held at the Groesbeck Convention Center. Fonville fi nished second in the 65 and up category in the contest 

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Thu
14
May

Waters on the Rise

Large areas of Fort Parker State Park are covered with fl oodwaters Monday, May 11, when rising waters from the Navasota River overfl owed its banks. 

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